Pratyāhāra or the Withdrawal (pratyāhāraḥ) of Indriya-s --5 Jñānendriya-s or powers of perception, and 5 Karmendriya-s or powers of action-- (indriyāṇām) (is), as it were (iva), a following (anukāraḥ) the essential nature (sva-rūpa) of mind (cittasya) (by those very Indriya-s), when separated (asamprayoge) from their (corresponding) (sva) objects (viṣaya)||54||
Withdrawal of the senses is like an imitation of citta‘s own true nature–citta separates from its [accustomed] objects.
Prathame Narjita Vidya, Dvitiye Narjitam Dhanam ।
Trtiye Narjitam Punyam, Caturthe Kim Karisyati ॥
ekavarnan yathaa dugdham bhinnavarnaasu dhenushu।
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