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                            Niyamsara

CHAPTER IX

SUPREME EQUANIMITY (Parama Samadhi)


122. He, who giving up the movement of uttering words, realises his self, with non-attached thought activity (is said to have supreme equanimity (parama samadhi).


123. He, who while observing self-control, vows and austerities, realises his self through righteous concentration (Dharma-Dhyana) and pure concentration (Shukla Dhyana) (is said) to have supreme equanimity).


124. What is the good of residing in forest, mortification of body, observance of various fasts, study of scriptures, and keeping silence etc., to a saint, who is devoid of equanimity?


125. He, who is detached from all injurious actions, observes threefold control (of body, mind and speech) and restrains his senses, (is said to have) steadfast equanimity according to the preaching of the omniscient.


126. He, who is evenly disposed towards all living beings, mobile and immobile, (is said to have) steadfast equanimity, according to the preaching of the omniscient.


127. He, who is drawn close to his Soul during the observance of self-control, vows and austerities (is said to have) steadfast equanimity according to the preaching of the omniscient.


128. He, in whom attachment and aversion do not create any disturbance, (is said to have) steadfast equanimity, according to the preaching of the omniscient.


129. He, who always refrains from painful (Arta) and wicked (Raudra) concentrations (is said to have) steadfast equanimity, according to the preaching of the omniscient.


130. He, who always refrains from meritorious and demeritorious thought-activities (is said to have) steadfast equanimity, according to the preaching of the omniscient.


131. He, who, always refrains from risibibility, indulgence, sorrow, and ennui (is said to have) steadfast equanimity, according to the preaching of the omniscient.


132. He, who always refrains from disgust, fear, sexual-inclination, etc., (is said to have) steadfast equanimity, according to the preaching of the omniscient.


133. He, who always practises concentration righteous or pure (is said to have) steadfast equanimity, according to the preaching of the omniscient.