Yogic Practices to Clarify and to Elucidate The Mind According to Patanjali Yoga Sutra


  • Vidhi Manek The Indian Planetary Society (IPS) B-201, L. T. Road, Borivali (W), Mumbai-400092, India


Mind, Yoga, Kriya yoga


The present research paper is to become aware of the sources and causes of unnecessary impressions (samskaras) which reduce the capacity of mind, and Yogic practices to eliminate that load resulting into clear, efficient, elucidated mind according to Patanjali Yoga Sutras. The research also attempts to correlate the techniques to the specific causes and gain insights into the effects of those techniques on the mind and thereby discovering ways and means to lead a peaceful life. A fundamental study of Patanjali Yoga Sutras was done for this research work. Contemplative research has found that if one applies any of given technique to his life, he can achieve tranquility of mind and thus elucidate the mind also.


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How to Cite

Manek, V. . (2016). Yogic Practices to Clarify and to Elucidate The Mind According to Patanjali Yoga Sutra. International Journal of Fundamental Psychology and Social Science, 6(3), 27-32. Retrieved from https://fundamentaljournals.org/index.php/ijfpss/article/view/176