Sūtra 1.17 discusses the 4 states of saṃprajñātasamādhi (a state of Samādhi where mind gets totally identified with object of focus) & among the 4 states – Vicāra is the second state.
Sūtra 2.33 states if a practitioner is afflicted by Vitarka bādhana then one should practice Pratipakṣabhāvana (thinking about detrimental effects of indulging in those opposing acts)
In very first reference to Guṇas in Bhagavadgītā– Śrīkṛṣṇa states that the Vedas are in the realm of Guṇas that one should transcend & become free from its influence.
In sutra 1.16, term Khyāti is used in context of Para – Vairāgya – higher state of dispassion. SadāśivaBrahmendra describes Khyāti as साक्षात्कारःsākṣātkāraḥ – direct realization.
Sabda_Yoga-Part 9.1, Chapter 15 of Bhagavadgītā – three types of Puruṣas are Kṣara – sum total of mutable things, Akṣara – unchanging Māyā of paramātman & #UttamaPuruṣa – one who is beyond mutable and immutable Māyā.
As per Yogsutra, the occurrence of the term Bhūmiḥ in the context of channelizing the Dhāraṇā, Dhyāna and Samādhi is collectively termed as Saṃyama
Dṛḍha is used to indicate the meaning – stout and strong & when part of the compound Drdhbhūmi, in Yogasūtra refers to firmness in the practice of Yoga.
As Per Yogasūtra – Satkāra is virtue that a practitioner should possess about his Yogic practice while Bhagavadgītā says Tapas should not be done expecting Satkāra from others
Bhagavadgītā emphasizes the need of pra-‘yatna’ – more effort in the practice of Dhyāna while Haṭhayogapradīpikā underlines the need for Prayatna for all the other limbs of Yoga from Āsanas to Mudrās
Sthiti is a state wherein citta is devoid of Vṛttis and involves the mind attaining modification towards being established in the nature of the self (svarūpa).
Vairāgya is the state of being bereft of passion/desire: From regulating & controlling the mind to realization of consciousness Vairāgya has an important role to play.
Abhyāsa yoga is presented as the means to attain the divine ultimate consciousness. According to śrī-śaṅkara-bhagavatpādaabhyāsayoga refers to the effort to surrender the mind to the Lord and not allowing other thoughts to deflect and distract the mind.
Today’s word Viṣaya – used to refer things that are known, objects of the senses etc. (and country), it find twelve references in Yogasūtras and five in Bhagavadgītā
Today’s word Ālambana – meaning of root is to hang down, is prescribed to attain peaceful state of mind, and also the opposite to overcome Vāsanas – root cause of all sufferings.
Understanding the word #Pratyaya: ‘The one who is subservient, vow, knowledge, faith & cause’ – It is profusely used in #Yogasutras & two meanings – Cause and knowledge/vṛtti are given to the term