Sutra 4.14


pariṇāma-ikatvāt vastu-tattvam ॥14॥

pariṇāma=transformation, change; aikatvāt=on account of uniqueness; vastu=of the object; tattvam=essence, reality॥14॥

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On Account Of The Coordinated Mutation Of The Three Gunas, An Object Appears As A Unit.


The essence of the object consists in the uniqueness of transformation (of the Gunas).

Sw. Satchidananda

The reality of things is due to the uniformity of the transformation of the gunas.


The things [of the world] are objectively real, due to the uniformity [of the gunas that underpin] all change.

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