Translates into “choosing a focus and directing our attention there.” The object of focus can be internal, external or abstract. Examples include: internal – cakra, external – the flame of a candle or abstract – an idea.
"By Dhahran you preserved long life, while other Yogis perished." The long-live one answered: "No they did not perish, but they got tired of the burden of the human body and gave it up at will."
Meditation: Meaning, Properties and Functions of Mind Conditions and control of mind are described with links to various how the mind interacts with various systems of our being.
Yoga Sutras 3.1-3.3 In depth description of the last three rungs of Yoga.