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YOGA VASISHTHA | MITRA | VOL 2.2 | BOOK IV | CHAP IV

|| VERSE 01 | TREATING OF THE GERM OF EXISTENCE ||

It is the overthrow of the battery of the senses , that supplies the bridge over the ocean of the world ; there is no other act , whereby there may be crossing over to the shore of Truth .


YOGA VASISHTHA | MITRA | VOL 2.2 | BOOK IV | CHAP IV

|| VERSE 06 | TREATING OF THE GERM OF EXISTENCE ||

The minds of people are ever troubled , with their thoughts of the world and bodily actions ; but these being deadened and defunct , neither the body nor the outer world are seen .


YOGA VASISHTHA | MITRA | VOL 2.2 | BOOK IV | CHAP IV

|| VERSE 07 | TREATING OF THE GERM OF EXISTENCE ||

The negation of the outer world , and the suppression of the inner thoughts , serve to curb the demon of the mind , by practice of self-abnegation for a long period of time .


YOGA VASISHTHA | MITRA | VOL 2.2 | BOOK IV | CHAP IV

|| VERSE 08 | TREATING OF THE GERM OF EXISTENCE ||

It is possible to heal the inward disease of the internal mind , by administration of this best and only medicine of negation of the external world .


YOGA VASISHTHA | MITRA | VOL 2.2 | BOOK IV | CHAP IV

|| VERSE 09 | TREATING OF THE GERM OF EXISTENCE ||

It is because of its thoughts , that the mind is subjected to the errors of its birth and death ; and to those of its being bound to or liberated from the bonds of the body and the world .


YOGA VASISHTHA | MITRA | VOL 2.2 | BOOK IV | CHAP IV

|| VERSE 10 | TREATING OF THE GERM OF EXISTENCE ||

The mind being deluded by its thoughts , sees the worlds shining before it ; as one sees in delusion , an imaginary city , drawn before one in empty air .


YOGA VASISHTHA | MITRA | VOL 2.2 | BOOK IV | CHAP X

|| VERSE 31 | BHRIGU'S CONFERENCE WITH KALA OR DEATH ||

To the unstained sight , there is no other agent or object here , except The Supreme ; but the stained sight , views many agents and objects .


YOGA VASISHTHA | MITRA | VOL 2.2 | BOOK IV | CHAP X

|| VERSE 47 | BHRIGU'S CONFERENCE WITH KALA OR DEATH ||

That is called the mind which thinks in itself , " This is my body which is so situated here , and these are the members of my body , and this my head " .


YOGA VASISHTHA | MITRA | VOL 2.2 | BOOK IV | CHAP XI

|| VERSE 09 | CAUSE OF THE PRODUCTION OF THE WORLD ||

The knowledge of the existence of the world , whether it is a real entity or not , is the source of all errors of understanding , by its varying forms and fluctuations .


YOGA VASISHTHA | MITRA | VOL 2.2 | BOOK IV | CHAP XI

|| VERSE 21 | CAUSE OF THE PRODUCTION OF THE WORLD ||

The mind's power to create apparent realities out of absolute unreality , is well known to everybody , in dream and delirium , in misconceptions and fallacies and all kinds of error ; as the sight of magic cities and amulets .

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