Thirty Minor Upanishads 2 Rajas, Saṭṭva and Ṭamas colours. 3 Āvaraṇa Śakṭi literally means the veiling or contracting power. This is it that produces egoism. It may be called the centripetal force. 4 Vikshepa Ṣakṭi (lit.,) is the expanding power. It may be called the centrifugal force. 5 The account given here though differing from that in other books may be justified. 6 They are sound, touch, form, taste, and odour. 7 The fifth aspect of antaḥkaraṇa is made to be itself, having the function of anusanḍhāna or inquiry, though others call it otherwise. 8 Navel is the seat of chiṭṭa. 9 It is said that in samāḍhi astral nectar flows from the head down which the Yogins are said to drink and which gives them infinite bliss. 10 Humility and other virtues twenty in number are described in Bhagavaḍ-Giṭā, Chapter XIII. 11 There are four classes of Brahma Jñānīs or initiates of whom this is one. 12 That portion of past karma which is being enjoyed in this life. 13 The yearly ceremonies in honour of the dead. 14 Iṭihāsas are the Rāmāyaṇa and the Mahābhāraṭa.
71 of 318
Yoga eBook Collection