TEXT 159
ārurukṣor muner yogaṁ
karma kāraṇam ucyate
yogārūḍhasya tasyaiva
śamaḥ kāraṇam ucyate
SYNONYMS
ārurukṣoḥ—of a person desiring to rise to the platform of yogic perfection; muneḥ—of a saintly person; yogam—spiritual knowledge; karma—work; kāraṇam—the cause; ucyate—is said; yoga-ārūḍhasya—of one who has attained such perfect knowledge; tasya—for him; eva—certainly; śamaḥ—controlling the mind without being disturbed; kāraṇam—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, āsanas 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 [śama].
PURPORT
Texts 159 and 160 are from Bhagavad-gītā (6.3-4).

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