Yoga Sutra Illustration 1.49

श्रुतानुमानप्रज्ञाभ्यामन्यविषया विशेषार्थत्वात्

sruta anumana prajna abhyam anya visaya visesa arthatvat

That wisdom has special significance and is different from knowledge gained through learning or inference.

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, 1.49

sruta = heard (scriptures)
anumana = inference
prajnabhyam = that wisdom
anya = different
visaya = objects of sense
visesa = special
arthatvat = significance

Perhaps this is about those moments when we’re not thinking about anything and an inspiration suddenly seems to pop into our heads, like Archimedes in the bath, the light of wisdom finding the space to shine through the woods of our thoughts and learned knowledge.

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