1.10 abhava pratyaya alambana vrttih nidra

abhava: feeling of non-being, absence of awareness
pratyaya: going toward conviction, trust
alambana: support, abode, dependence on a prop
vrttih: function, condition, thought-wave
nidra: sleep without dreams

Sleep is the non-deliberate absence of thought-waves or knowledge.

In a dreamless sleep the consciousness is stilled without any effort.

 

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