'According to the Upasana Kand of the Vedas we are told:- '"yoga" is stopping
the fluctuations of consciousness'
- YogaDarshanam (Patanjali's Yoga Sutras) 1:2].
The ultimate aim is this, that by the practice of
having stopped the fluctuations of the inner self, to experience
Supreme Being, Transcendental Being).
Calm without a ripple in any part of the pool
of water, that manner a person can see his own face. That really is the
method, niruddha(stopping) the chitta
-vR^ittiyaaN (fluctuationsof the
consciousness) is really
a clear reflection of the imperishable aatmaa(soul) in the instrument of inner
This indeed is darshana(sight) of
the aatma(divine self or soul).'