TEXT 159
aruruksor muner yogam
karma karanam ucyate
yogarudhasya tasyaiva
samah karanam ucyate
SYNONYMS
aruruksoh—of a person desiring to rise to the platform of yogic perfection; muneh—of a saintly person; yogam—spiritual knowledge; karma—work; karanam—the cause; ucyate—is said; yoga-arudhasya—of one who has attained such perfect knowledge; tasya—for him; eva—certainly; samah—controlling the mind without being disturbed; karanam—cause; ucyate—is said.
TRANSLATION
" 'Those who wish to rise to the platform of yogic perfection practice the yoga system and strictly follow its regulative principles. They practice the yoga postures, asanas and breathing exercises. Those who are already elevated to this platform practice meditation and keep their minds on the Supreme Lord. They reject all material activity and keep their minds in an equipoised condition [sama].
PURPORT
Texts 159 and 160 are from Bhagavad-gita (6.3-4).

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