Meditating position on Diagrammatically, it can be represented as follows: Patanjali s main concern is to set out the elements of the way to escape from this cycle. His initial focus is the vrttis, since these are what dominate people s awareness and all of them are conditioned by ignorance and the other klesas. Hence, he states in 1.2 that Yoga is the cessation or stilling (nirodha) of the vrttis. The way to make the vrttis still is to cultivate concentration of mind (dhyana) (YS 2.11). The state of dhyana is thus the state of yoga. Meditating position 2016.
Meditating position Yoga Poses 8.