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"Patañjali " is a Sanskrit proper name. Several important Sanskrit works are ascribed to one or more authors of this name, and a great deal of scholarship has been devoted over the last century or so to the issue of disambiguation.

Amongst the more important authors called Patañjali are:

* The author of the Mah?bh??ya, an advanced treatise on Sanskrit grammar and linguistics framed as a commentary on K?ty?yana's v?rttikas (short comments) on P??ini's P??ini#Ashtadhyayi/A???dhy?y?. This Patañjali's life is the only one which can be securely dated (as one of the grammatical examples he uses makes reference to the siege of the town of S?ket? by the Greeks, an event known from other sources to have taken place around 120 BC).

* The compiler of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali/Yoga S?tras, an important collection of aphorisms on Yoga practice, who according to some historians was a notable person of Samkhya,Dasgupta, Surendranath (1992). A History of Indian Philosophy, Volume 1, p.229 ['s%20notable%20person%20of%20a%20certain%20school%20of%20Samkhya&f=false].

More Patanjali on Wikipedia.

Peace can be reached through meditation on the knowledge which dreams give. Peace can also be reached through concentration upon that which is dearest to the heart.

In deep meditation the flow of concentration is continuous like the flow of oil.

When a gifted team dedicates itself to unselfish trust and combines instinct with boldness and effort, it is ready to climb.

Progress in mediation comes swiftly for those who try their hardest.