Sutra 3.50

तद्वैराग्यादपि दोषबीजक्षये कैवल्यम्॥५०॥

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tad-vairāgyād-api doṣa-bīja-kṣaye kaivalyam ॥50॥
tat=that (i.e., omniscience and omnipotence mentioned in previous sutra); vairāgyāt=from detachment; api=even; doṣa=fault, bondage; bīja=seed; kṣaye=on the destruction of; kaivalyam=final liberation॥50॥

Sw. Satchidananda

By non-attachment even to that [all these siddhis]. The seed of bondage is destroyed and thus follows Kailvalya (Independence).

Bryant

By detachment even from this attainment [i.e., omniscience and omnipotence], and upon the destruction of the seeds of all faults, kaivalya, the supreme liberation ensues.

Taimni

By non-attachment even to that, on the very seed of bondage being destroyed, follows Kaivalya

Aranya

By Renunciation Of That (Visoka Attainment) Even, Comes Liberation On Account Of The Destruction Of The Seeds Of Evil.

Sutra 3.49

सत्त्वपुरुषान्यताख्यातिमात्रस्य सर्वभावाधिष्ठातृत्वं सर्वज्ञातृत्वं च॥४९॥

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sattva-puruṣa-anyatā-khyātimātrasya sarva-bhāvā-adhiṣṭhātr̥tvaṁ sarva-jñātr̥tvaṁ ca ॥49॥
sattva=one of the three gunas, also refined intellect; puruṣa=the self, soul; anyatā=distinction; khyāti=discernment; mātrasya=of one, only; sarva=all; bhāvā=states of existence; adhiṣṭhātr̥tvaṁ=supremacy over; sarva=all; jñātr̥tvaṁ=state of knowledge; ca=and ॥49॥

Sw. Satchidananda

By recognition of the distinction between the sattva (pure reflective nature) and the Self, supremacy over all states and forms of existence [omnipotence] is gained as is omniscience.

Bryant

Only for one who discerns the difference between the purusa and the intellect do omniscience and omnipotence accrue.

Taimni

Only from awareness of the distinction between Sattva and Parusa arise supremacy over all states and forms of existence (omnipotence) and knowledge of everything (omniscience).

Aranya

To One Established In The Discernment Between Buddhi And Purusa Come Supremeacy Over All Beings And Omniscience.

Sutra 3.48

ततो मनोजवित्वं विकरणभावः प्रधानजयश्च॥४८॥

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tato mano-javitvaṁ vikaraṇa-bhāvaḥ pradhāna-jayaś-ca ॥48॥

tatah=from that; manah=of the mind; javitvaṁ=fleetness; vikaraṇa=independence from the instruments; bhāvaḥ=existence; pradhāna=primordial matter (prakriti); jayah=victory over; ca=and ॥48॥

Sw. Satchidananda

From that, the body gains the power to move as fast as the mind, ability to function without the aid of the sense organs, and complete mastery over the primary cause (Prakriti).

Bryant

As a result of this comes speed like the speed of mind, activity independent of the bodily senses, and mastery over primordial matter.

Taimni

Thence, instantaneous cognition without the use of any vehicle and complete mastery over Pradhana.

Aranya

Thence Come Powers Of Rapid Movement As Of The Mind, Action Of Organs Independent Of The Body And Mastery Over Pradhana, The Primordial Cause.

Sutra 3.47

ग्रहणस्वरूपास्मितान्वयार्थवत्त्वसंयमादिन्द्रियजयः॥४७॥

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grahaṇa-svarūpa-asmitā-avaya-arthavattva-saṁyamāt-indriya jayaḥ ॥47॥
grahaṇa=obtaining knowledge, cognition; svarūpa=the real nature; asmitā=the ego; anvaya=inherent quality; arthavattva=purposefulness, function; saṁyamāt=by samyama on; indriya=the senses; jayaḥ=mastery, victory॥47॥

Sw. Satchidananda

By samyama on the power of perception and on essential nature, correlation with the ego sense and purpose of the sense organs, mastery over them is gained.

Bryant

By the performance of samyama on the process of knowing, on the essence [the sense organs], on ego, on the constitution [of the gunas], and on the purpose [of the gunas] comes control over the senses.

Taimni

Mastery of the sense-organs by performing Samyama on their power of cognition, realy nature, egoism, all pervasiveness and functions.

Aranya

By Samyama On The Receptivity, Essential Character, I-sense, Inherant Quality And Objectiveness Of The Five Organs, Mastery Over Them Can Be Acquired.

Sutra 3.46

रूपलावण्यबलवज्रसंहननत्वानि कायसंपत्॥४६॥

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rūpa-lāvaṇya-bala-vajra-saṁhananatvāni kāyasaṁpat ॥46॥
rūpa=beauty of form; lāvaṇya=charm, grace; bala=strength, vajra=thunderbolt, diamond; saṁhananatvāni=adamantine hardness; kāya=of physical body; saṁpat=perfection॥46॥

Sw. Satchidananda

Beauty, grace, strength, and adamantine hardness constitute bodily perfection.

Bryant

The perfection of the body consists of [possessing] beauty, charm, strength, and the power of a thunderbolt.

Taimni

Beauty, fine complexion, strength and adamantine hardness constitute the perfection of the body.

Aranya

Perfection Of Body Consists In Beauty, Grace, Strength And Adamantine Hardness.

Sutra 3.45

ततोऽणिमादिप्रादुर्भावः कायसंपत्तद्धर्मानभिघातश्च॥४५॥

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tato-‘ṇimādi-prādurbhāvaḥ kāyasaṁpat tad-dharānabhighātśca ॥45॥
tatah=from that; aṇimā=mystic power of lightness; ādi=etc. (there are eight such mystic powers called "siddhis"); prādurbhāvaḥ=appearance; kāya=of the physical body; saṁpat=perfection, wealth; tad=of them (the five elements); dharma=essential nature; anabhighātah=non-resistance, absence of limitation; ca=and ॥45॥

Sw. Satchidananda

From that comes attainment of anima and other siddis, bodily perfection and the non-obstruction of bodily functions by the influence of the elements. [Note: the eight major siddhis alluded to here are: anima (to become very small); mahima (to become very big); laghima (very light); garima (heavy); prapti (to reach anywhere); prakamya (to achieve all one’s desires); isatva (ability to creat anything); vasitva (ability to command and control everything).]

Bryant

As a result of this, there are no limitations on account of the body’s natural abilities; mystic powers such as aṇimā, etc., manifest; and the body attains perfection.

Taimni

Thence, the attainment of the Animan etc., perfection of the body and the non-obstruction of its functions (of the body) by the powers (of the elements).

Aranya

Thence Develop The Power Of Minification And Other Boduly Acquitions. There Is No Resistance By Its Characteristics.

Sutra 3.44

स्थूलस्वरूपसूक्ष्मान्वयार्थवत्त्वसंयमाद भूतजयः॥४४॥

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sthūla-svarūpa-sūkṣma-anvaya-arthavattva-saṁyamāt bhūtajayaḥ ॥44॥

sthūla=on gross state; svarūpa=essential nature; sūkṣma=subtle; anvaya=constitution, correlations; arthavattva=purpose, significance; saṁyamāt=by samyama; bhūta=elements; jayaḥ=mastery ॥44॥

Sw. Satchidananda

By samyama on the gross and subtle elements and on their essential nature, correlations and purpose, mastery over them is gained.

Bryant

By samyama on the gross nature, essential nature, subtle nature, constitution, and purpose [of objects, one attains] mastery over the elements.

Taimni

Mastery over the Panca-Bhutas by performing Samyama on their gross, constant, subtle, all–pervading and functional states.

Aranya

(By Practicing Samyama) On The Grossness, The Essential Character, The Subtlety, The Inherence And The Objectiveness Which Are The Five Forms Of The Bhutas Or Elements, Mastery Over Bhutas Is Obtained

Sutra 3.43

बहिरकल्पिता वृत्तिर्महाविदेहा ततः प्रकाशावरणक्षयः॥४३॥

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bahir-akalpitā vr̥ttiḥ mahā-videhā tataḥ prakāśa-āvaraṇa-kṣayaḥ ॥43॥

bahir=outside; akalpitā=not imagined; vr̥ttiḥ=state of mind; mahā-videhā=a yogic siddhi enabling the yogi to remain without a body; tataḥ=by that; prakāśa=light; āvaraṇa=covering; kṣayaḥ=destruction ॥43॥

Sw. Satchidananda

By samyama on thought waves unidentified by and external to the body [maha-videha, or the great bodilessness], the veil over the light of the Self is destroyed.

Bryant

The state of mind [projected] outside [of the body], which is not an imagined state, is called the great out-of-body [experience]. By this, the covering of the light [of buddhi] is destroyed.

Taimni

The power of contacting the state of consciousness which is outside the intellect and is therefore inconceivable is called Maha-videha. From it is destroyed the covering of light.

Aranya

When The Unimagined Conception Can Be Held Outside, i.e. Unconnected With The Body, It Is Called Mahavideha Or The Great Discarnate. By Samyam On That The Veil Over The Illumination (Of Buddhisattva) Is Removed.

Sutra 3.42

कायाकाशयोः संबन्धसंयमाल्लघुतूलसमापत्तेश्चाकाशगमनम्॥४२॥

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kāyākāśayoḥ saṁbandha-saṁyamāt laghu-tūla-samāpatteśca-ākāśa gamanam ॥42॥

kāyā=of the body; ākāśayoḥ=and the ether; saṁbandha=on relationship; saṁyamāt=by samyama; laghu=light; tūla=cotton; samāpatteh=by intense concentration; ca=and; ākāśa=sky, space; gamanam=movement, passage॥42॥

Sw. Satchidananda

By samyama on the relationship between the body and ether, lightness of cotton fiber is attained, and thus traveling through the ether is possible.

Bryant

By performing samyama on the relationship between the body and ether, and by performing samapatti on the lightness of cotton, one acquires the ability to travel through the sky.

Taimni

By performing Samyama on the relation between the body and Akas and at the same time bringing about coalescence of the mind with light (things like) cotton down (there comes the power of) passage through space.

Aranya

(By Practicing Samyama) On The Relationship Between Body and Akasa And By Concentrating On The Lightness Of Cotton Wool, Passage Through The Sky Can Be Secured.

Sutra 3.41

श्रोत्राकाशयोः संबन्धसंयमाद्दिव्यं श्रोत्रम्॥४१॥

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śrotra-ākāśayoḥ saṁbandha-saṁyamāt divyaṁ śrotram ॥41॥

śrotra=of ear, organ of hearing; ākāśayoḥ=and of ether, space; saṁbandha=on relationship; saṁyamāt=by samyama; divyaṁ=divine; śrotram=hearing ॥41॥

Sw. Satchidananda

By samyama on the relationship between the ear and ether, supernormal hearing becomes possible.

Bryant

By samyama on the relationship between the organ of hearing and the ether, divine hearing is attained.

Taimni

By performing Samyama on the relation between Akasa and the ear superphysical hearing.

Aranya

(By Practicing Samyama) On The Relationship Between Akasa And The Power Of Hearing, Divine Sense Of Hearing Is Gained.