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Lori Gaspar
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Yoga Sutra 1.6

Yoga Sutra 1.6
pramana viparyaya vikalpa nidra smtayah

The five vrttis are:
pramana = correct knowledge
viparyaya = error, misperception 
vikalpa = imagination
nidra = sleep
smrtayah = memory

While there are many thoughts that can swirl in the mind, they all fall into one of these five categories.

Observe a thought that is entering your mind today - what category does it fall into? We'll look at each category in the next 5 sutras...