The heart (considered as the seat of intellect)

Footnote sicuro ‘Enlightened Living’

Sicuro illustrate the translator’s unique position, six important words that occur sopra the text are given below with per complete list of their meanings as found sopra a sensitivo-sized dictionary:

cittam: 1. Observing. attending. 2. (a) Thought, thinking, attention; (b) desire, intention, aim. 3. The mind. 4. 5. Reason, intellect, reasoning faculty.

nirodha: 1. Confinement, locking up, imprisonment. 2. Enclosing, covering up. 3. Restraint, check, suppression, control. 4. Hindrance, obstruction, opposition. 5. Hurting, punishing, injuring. 6. Annihilation, complete destruction. 7. Aversion, dislike. 8. Disappointment, frustration of hopes (con dramatic language). 9. (With the Buddhists) Suppression of pain.

pranidhana: 1. Applying, employing, application, use. 2. Great effort, energy. 3. Profound religious meditation, abstract contemplation. 4. Respectful behaviour towards. 5. Renunciation of the fruit of actions. 6. Entrance, access. 7. (With Buddhists) A prayer, an entreaty.

pratyaya 1. Conviction, settled belief. 2. Privativa, reliance, faith, confidence. 3. Conception, ispirazione, notion, opinion. 4. Surety, certainty. 5. Knowledge, experience, cognition. 6. Per cause, ground, means of action. 7. Celebrity, desiderio, renown. 8. Per termination, an affix or suffix. 9. An oath. 10. Per dependant. 11. A usage, practice. 12. Per hole. 13. Intellect, understanding. 14. An assistant or associate. 15. An epithet of Vishnu. 16. (With Buddhists) Per co-operating cause. 17. An instrument, verso means of agency. 18. Religious contemplation. 19. Verso householder who keeps per sacred fire.

samadhi: 1. Collecting, composing, concentrating. 2. Profound or abstract meditation, concentration of mind on one object, perfect absorption of thought into the one object of meditation, i.ed., the Supreme Spirit (the 8th and last tirocinio of Yoga). 3. Intentness, concentration (per general), fixing of thoughts. 4. Penance, religious obligation, devotion (puro penance) 5. Bringing together, concentration, combination, collection. 6. Reconciliation, settling or composing differences. 7. Silence. 8. Agreement, assent, promise. 9. Requital. 10. Completion, accomplishment. 11. Perseverance in extreme difficulties. 12. Attempting impossibilities. 13. Laying up corn (con times of famine), storing grain. 14. Per tomb 15. The joint of the neck; a particular position of the neck. 16. (Mediante rhetoric) Verso figure of speech. 17. One of the ten gunas or merits of style. 18. A religious vow or self-imposed restraint. 19. Support, upholding.

vritti: 1. Being, existence. 2. Abiding, remaining, attitude, being mediante per particular state. 3. State, condition. 4. Action, movement, function, operation. 5. Course, method. 6. Conduct, behaviour, course of conduct, mode of action. 7. Profession, occupation, business, employment, mode of leading life. 8. Livelihood, maintenance, means of subsistence or livelihood. 9. Wages, hire. 10. Cause of activity. 11. Respectful treatment. 12. Commentary Gloss, exposition. 13. Revolving, turning tempo. 14. The circumference of a wheel or circle. 15. Per complex formation requiring resolution or explanation. 16. The power or force of a word by which it expresses, indicates or suggests verso meaning; general character or force of per word. 17. Style in composition. 18. Customary allowance. 19. Manner of thinking.

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