4.29 Having released all investments (goals, attachments, and expectations), the deepest degree of integrated harmony arises as complete absorption in serving the ongoing flow of life (dharma megha samadhi).
This is the culmination of the process of transformation mentioned in sutras 3.9-3.12. Removing the last remaining impressions results in the deepest degree of integrated harmony (asamprajñata samadhi) when there is complete and unconditional acceptance of existence as it is. This highest kind of integration is known as the integrated cloud of virtue or the integrated cloud of characteristics (dharma megha samadhi). Being established in discriminative awareness brings about the complete release of any traces of individuality, so that attention is directed to serving the flow of aliveness. The mind is completely open and so is the heart. At this level there are no practices to be done or achievements to accomplish. All doing is at the service of existence, being.
To what extent are your mind and heart open?
4.30 Thus, previous impurities are cleansed, and no new impressions accumulate.
Living in harmony with the ongoing flow of awareness in every changing moment cleanses any remaining obstacles and prevents the accumulation of new impressions related to an individual sense of identity. Then, the yogi is fully unconditioned and unconditional in intention, thought, action and interaction.
Are you unconditional?
As usual, one more way of exploring the meaning of these sutras is by chanting them.
You can choose to chant them in its traditional form with some of the words coming together:
For sutra 4.29
4.29 prasaṃkhyāne’pyakusīdasya sarvathā vivekakhyāteḥ dharmameghassamādhiḥ
प्रसंख्यानेऽप्यकुसीदस्य सर्वथा विवेकख्यातेः धर्ममेघसमाधिः ॥२९॥
Another option is to chant each word in the sutra individually:
For sutra 4.30 with some of the words coming together
4.30 tataḥ kleśakarmanivṛttiḥ ततः क्लेशकर्मनिवृत्तिः ॥३०॥
And the other option with the words chanted individually
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