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All translations and transliterations for
Yoga Sutra 1:8
Source: Sanskrit transliteration from The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Sri Swami Satchidananda)
VIPARYAYO MITHYAJNANAM ATADRUPA PRATISTHAM.
Source: English translation from The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Sri Swami Satchidananda)
Misconception occurs when knowledge of something is not based upon its true form.
Source: Sanskrit transliteration from Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (B.K.S. Iyengar)
viparyayah mithyajnanam atadrupa pratistham
Source: English translation from Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (B.K.S. Iyengar)
Illusory or erroneous knowledge is based on non-fact or the non-real.
Source: How to Know God: The Yoga Aphorisms of Patanjali (Swami Prabhavananda, Christopher Isherwood)
Wrong knowledge is knowledge which is false and not based upon the true nature of its object.
Source: English translation from The Heart of Yoga (T.K.V. Desikachar)
Misapprehension is that comprehension that is taken to be correct until more favorable conditions reveal the actual nature of the object.
Source: Sanskrit transliteration of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Swami Jnaneshvara Bharati)
viparyayah mithya jnanam atad rupa pratistham
Source: English translation of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Swami Jnaneshvara Bharati)
Incorrect knowledge or illusion (viparyaya) is false knowledge formed by perceiving a thing as being other than what it really is.
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