tadvairagyat from non-attachment to them, indifferent towards them,
desirelessness towards them
dosa defect, bondage, imperfection
ksaye on destruction
kaivalyam pure, simple, unmingled, perfect in one's self, perfect aloneness, eternal emancipation, absorption in the supreme soul
By destruction of the seeds of bondage and the renunciation of even these powers, comes eternal emancipation.
By renouncing the supernormal powers, the yogi reaches eternal emancipation. Indifference to all supernatural experiences annihilates the seed of sorrows and leads the yogi to live in his own self. If he does not reject them, he will be caught in the web of subtle miseries, and may find it extremely difficult to come out of them.
In 11.16, Patanjali spoke of afflictions and pains, which may affect the sadhaka at a later time through pride or want of understanding. Now that the sadhaka has acquired intellectual sensitivity, he is ready to hear that sufferings will instantly overwhelm one (iv.28) who succumbs to the temptation of the siddhis. If he fails to see their hidden perils, he ends up in sorrow. If he cultivates non-attachment to, and detachment from them, the seeds of sorrow, weakness or bondage that spring from siddha vidya are destroyed. From renunciation springs eternal emancipation, or unalloyed purity. This is kaivalya. The self now has achieved complete independence and abides in its own nature.
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