within the screen, behind the veil

 “The body itself is a screen

to shield and partially reveal

the light that’s blazing

inside your presence...

A secret we sometimes know

and then not. “

—Rumi, V. 234-6. 

Patañjali Yoga Sutras:

1.3 Tada drastuh svarupe avasthanam ~~then the seer swells in her own true splendor


1.4 Vrttih svarupyam itaratra. ~~At other times the seer identifies with the fluctuating consciousness.


Pasāsana ~ noose pose