Yoga Sutra 4.28 the escape is like that described in the case of the taints

Sūtra IV.28 The escape from these is like that described in the case of the taints As the taints, reduced to scorched seeds, cannot germinate, so the previous saṃskāra-s, having become seeds scorched by the fire of knowledge, cannot bring forth ideas – this is the meaning. The escape from these is like that described in the case of the taints. As the taints, reduced to scorched seeds, cannot germinate as was explained here previously (sūtra II.10): ‘in their subtle state, they are to be got rid of by dissolution in their source’, so the previous saṃskāra-s laid down by ideas in the form ‘I am’ and ‘It is mine’, having become seeds scorched by the fire of knowledge (jñāna) become unable to sprout forth, like scorched rice grains, cannot bring forth ideas – this is the meaning. (Opponent) But saṃskāra-s of knowledge (jñāna) are not opponents (i.e. taints), so …

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