“The Complete Science of Bhakti-Yoga #12”
The Nectar of Devotion, Vrndavana, 09.11.1972—
2416) Whether I know even the mystic perfections are also material arts! Taught by Srila Prabhupada!
————– However alluring and attracting they may be, he always knows that no material welfare activities can be compared with the spiritual activity of Krsna consciousness. The mystic perfections achieved by actually successful yogis are eight in number. Anima-siddhi refers to the power by which one can become so small that he can enter into a stone. Modern scientific improvements also enable us to enter into stone because they provide for excavating so many subways, penetrating the hills, etc. So anima-siddhi, the mystic perfection of trying to enter into stone, has also been achieved by material science. Similarly, all of the yoga siddhis, or perfections, are material arts.”
Prabhupada: Yoga siddhis, they are simply material arts. ——-———-