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Gita : Ch-6. Slo-29.

Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :

Chapter-6. ( Dyana-yogam )

Slokam-29. ( The state of 'Siddha-Purushan' is narreted by Sri Krishna here.....)

{ A true yogi observes Me in all beings, and also sees every being in Me. Indeed, the self-realized man sees Me everywhere.}

" Me = Lord    ( Paramatma )."

sarvabhutasthamatmanam    sarva-bhutani    catmani,

ikshate     yogayuktatma    sarvatra     samadarsanah.

yoga-yuktatma   =   the   one   'yogi' who   fix   his    cittam    in    atma;

sarvatra     sama-darsanah   =   knowing    that    all    completely    brahma-mayam    only;

atmanam    sarva-bhuta-stham   =   of     Paramatma    in    all    things ( living   and    non-living );

sarva-bhutani     atmani    ca   =   and    all    entities    in    Paramatma;

ikshate    =   ( yogi )    sees.

Now Lord Krishna presents the four-fold divisions of the subsequent results of such a firmly established yogi or one perfected in the science of the individual consciousness attainin…

Gita : Ch-6. Slo-28.

Srimad Bhagavad-Gita:

Chapter-6. ( Dhyana-yogam)

Slokam-28. ( Lord Krishna  summing up  all  details  explained  in  previous  slokam-s  once  again  to  Arjuna to  ensure his  understanding.)

{ Steady in the Self, being freed from all material contamination, the yogi achieves the highest perfectional stage of happiness in touch with the Supreme Consciousness. }

yunjannevam     sadatmanam      yogi    vigatakalmashah,

sukhena    brahmasamsparsam     atyantam     sukhamasnute.

Evam   =   thus;

sada     atmanam   =   always    mind    in   the  Paramatma  ( always   in   the   Self )  ;

yunjann    yogi   =   the   yogi    who    practice   to fix   ( being    engaged    in yoga    practice   one   who   is   in   touch  

with  the  Supreme   Self );

vigata-kalmashah   =   to    keep    away    from    vasanas  ( is    freed    from     all   material   contamination );

sukhena    =   without   any   effort   ( comfortably )  { in    transcendental    happiness };

brahma-samsparsam   = …

Gita : Ch-6. Slo-27.

Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :

Chapter-6. ( Dhyana-yogam )

Slokam-27. (  The  benefit   gained   by   fixing   the   mind   in   Atmasvarupam  ( Supreme   Consciousness )  is expressed   by   Lord  Krishna   here...)

prasantamanasam    hyenam    yoginam      sukhamuttamam,

upaiti     santarajasam     brahma-bhutamakalmasham.

santa-rajasam   =   the  polluting    garbages,   the   rajo-guna    totally    removed  (pacified    passion);

prasanta-manasam   =   and    thereafter    made    the   mind    bright, clear, and  pure   (   fixed   the   mind   upon    Supreme   Lord );

akalmasham   =   further    all    vasanas    completely   exhausted   (   freed   from    all   past    sinful    actions );

brahma-bhutam   =   liberated,   by   the   identification    with   the    Absolute/Lord;

enam    yoginam   =   this    yogi;

uttamam     sukham     upaiti   =   attains    the    highest    happiness.  

Lord Krishna states brahma-bhutam which means endowed with the realisation of the Brahman or…

Gita : Ch-6.Slo-26.

Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :

Chapter-6. ( Dhyana-yogam )

Slokam-26. ( If the mind is shaky and unsteady, then what Sadhaka has to do ? Lord declares the action to overcome the situation.....)

{ From whatever and wherever the mind wanders due to its flickering and unsteady nature, one must certainly withdraw it and bring it back under the control of the Self.}

yato   yato   niscarati    manascancalamasthiram,

tatastato    niyamyaitad    atmanyeva    vasam    nayet.

cancalam   =   always    moving   ( flickering );

astihiram   =  unsteady   mind;

yatah   yatah   =   whatever   ( to the )   vishayas   (  objects );

niscarati   =   run    after,   verily   agitated;

tatah   tatah   =   from  there,   thereafter  (  from  the  vishayas )   all;

etat    niyamya   =    not    allow,   turn    back    them,   and   after;

atmany    eva   vasam    nayet   =   bringing    one's    own   custody,   then   fix  it  (  the   mind ) in   the   Self    ( in   his   Atma  only).

Now Lord Krishna a spe…

Gita : Ch-6. Slo-24 & 25.

Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :

Chapter-6. ( Dhyana-yogam )

Slokam-24 & 25. ( Lord Sri Krishna  gives  additional  instructions  on  the  practice  of  meditation in  these  two  slokam-s : )

{24 - One's  eternal duty is to perfect the science uniting individual Consciousness (Jivatma) with the Ultimate Consciousness ( Paramtma)  by perseverance, dedication, and conviction abandoning all desires for sense gratification arising from the stimulus of mental imagery, by withdrawing all the senses completely from the surroundings, by the mind.}

[25- By spiritual intelligence and concentrated  meditation the mind fully within the Self; gradually step by step become focused within, not thinking anything else.]

sankalpaprabhavan    kaman    tyaktva    sarvanaseshatah,

manasaivendriyagramam      viniyamya      samantatah.

sankalpa-prabhavan   =   born   of    material    desires;

sarvan    kaman   =   all    sense   gratification;

aseshatah    tyaktva    =   completely    giving   up;


Gita : Ch-6. Slo-20, 21, 22, and 23.

Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :

Chapter-6. ( Dhyana-yogam )

Slokam-20, 21, 22, and 23. (  In these four  slokam-s   Lord Krishna  narrates   the  yoga-lakshnam....)

{ The stage of perfection is called trance, or samādhi, when one's mind is completely restrained from material mental activities by practice of yoga. This is characterized by one's ability to see the self by the pure mind and to relish and rejoice in the self. In that joyous state, one is situated in boundless transcendental happiness and enjoys himself through transcendental senses. Established thus, one never departs from the truth, and upon gaining this he thinks there is no greater gain. Being situated in such a position, one is never shaken, even in the midst of greatest difficulty. This indeed is actual freedom from all miseries arising from material contact.}

yatroparamate     cittam    niruddham      yogasevaya,

yatra     caivatmanatmanam       pasyannatmani    tushyati.

yogasevaya   =   with   the   help   of…

Gita : Ch-6. Slo-19.

Very Important Slokam follow  carefully.

Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :

Chapter-6. ( Dhyana-yogam )

Slokam-19. {  In this slokam Lord Krishna narrates " How the mind of 'Yogayukthan'  should be "... ( As a lamp in a windless place does not waver, so the transcendentalist, whose mind is controlled, remains always steady in his meditation on the transcendent Self. ) }

yatha    dipo     nivatasthah    nengate      sopama    smrta,

yogino     yatacittasya    yunjato     yogamatmanah.

dipah   =   a lamp;

nivatasthah   =   kept    in    a    place where   there   is    no    wind;

yatha     na      ingate   =    how    (does   not   waver ),    remains    steady   (  the   flame ),   likewise;

atmanah    yagam    yunjatah   =   so    the   mind    in    inner   Self   ( in  Anthrathma );

yatacittasya    yoginah   =   fixed    in    concentration,    the    yogi    motionless;

sa    upama    smrta   =   like    a    motionless   flame   of   the   lamp,   yogi    remains.  

A trul…

Gita : Ch-6. Slo-18.

In this  slokam Lord  explains - When   yogi   becomes    yogayuktan? :

Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :

Chapter-6. ( Dyana-yogam )

Slokam-18. (  When the yogi, by practice of yoga, disciplines his mental activities and becomes situated in Transcendence—devoid of all material desires—he is said to have attained the state  yogayuktan )

yada    viniyatam    cittam    atmanyevavatishttate,

nisprhah     sarva-kamebhyah   yukta    itiucyate    tada.

viniyatam      cittam   =   particularly    disciplined     the    mind    and    its   activities;

sarva-kamebhyah    nisprhah   =    devoid   of    all   kinds    of     material desires;

atmani    eva   =   in   the   Transcendence,    certainly;

yada    avatishttate   =   when    becomes situated;

tada    yukta    iti    ucyate   =    at    that    time,   thus,    is   said   to   be   well    situated    in    yoga.

 When will the persons qualified to practice yoga or the science of the individual consciousness attaining communion with then ultima…

Gita : Ch-6. Slo-17.

In  this  slokam  Lord  explains  to  whom  Yogam  is  attainable :

Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :

Chapter-6. ( Dyana-yogam )

Slokam-17. (   To   whom   yogam    available : One  who  ( Sadhaka )   follows a  disciplined   life   style ,  attains   progress in  meditation and   succeeds ) - ( He who is temperate in his habits of eating, sleeping, working and recreation can mitigate all material pains by practicing the yoga system.)

yuktaharaviharasya    yuktaceshtasya    karmasu,

yuktasvapnavabodhasya   yogo bhavati duhkhaha.

yukta   ahara   viharasya   =   one   who   follows  regulated    medium    eating    and    recreation;

karmasu    yukta    ceshtasya   =   also    discharging    duties  ( karma-s ) -  regulated    discipline   followed,  while   saving    energy;

yukta    svapna    avabodhasya   =   also   medium   regulated    sleep    and    wakefullness;

yogah    duhkhaha    bhavati   =   practice   of    yoga,   becomes    diminishing pains.

Lord Krishna declares that those who a…

Gita : Ch-6. Slo-16.

Very  important : Here  Lord  explains  the  details  of  food/ diet / nourishment  of   'Yogi'

Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :

Chapter-6. ( Dhyana-yogam )

Slokam-16. ( Now  the   food   and   sleep   details   of    one     who    wishes    to    follow    yoga    are   narrated  :  " O Arjuna!  the science  ( yogam )  of  uniting  the  individual   Consciousness  ( Jivatma )  with the Ultimate  Consciousness  ( Paramatma ) i.e., " Yoganubhuthi "  never occurs  for  one  who  eats  too  much,  or  one  who  eats  too  little,  nor  also  for  one  sleeps  too  much,  or  sleeps  too  little.")  

natyasnatastu      yogosti      na    caikantamanasnatah,

na     catisvapnasilasya      jagrato      naiva     carjuna.

Arjuna!   =   Arjuna!

atyasnatah    tu   =   too    much    of     one    who    eats    so,   but;

yogah   na    asti   =   certainly    there   is  never    be    yoganubhuthi  (  union   with   Paramatma );

ekantam    asnatah    na   =   very   low,   …

Gita : Ch-6. Slo-15.

Here  Lord  explains  the  benefit  of  meditation :

Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :

Chapter-6. ( Dyana-yogam )

Slokam-15. ( The   benefit   of   meditaion/Dyanam,   is   explained in this   slokam :   Thus practicing control of the body, mind and activities, the mystic transcendentalist attains to the kingdom of God [or the abode of the  Lord ] by cessation of material existence. )

yunjannevam   sadatmanam   yogi   niyatamanasah,

santim     nirvanaparamam     matsamsthamadhigacchati.

Evam      niyatamanasah    =    as    mentioned    before,    thus,   regulaing    the    mind;

sada    atmanam   =   constantly    unto    the   mind;

yunjan    yogi    =    practicing    like    this,    the   yogi;

nirvana-paramam   =    cessation     of    material    existence;

mat-samstham     santim    =    the    Supreme    peace    which    is    the   brahmam;

adhigaccati    =    experiencing   (   attains ).

Attaining communion with the Supreme Lord means linking one's consciousness in constant co…

Gita : Ch-6. Slokam-s 13 & 14.

( Very Important, please  follow  carefully.....

In Slokam-11. Lord  explained  the  choosing  place  and  seat  for  meditation.

In Slokam-12. Lord said  further  about  how  to  begin  meditation.

Now  here  in  Slokam-s- 13 & 14. Lord continued  the  method  of  meditation. )

Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :

Chapter-6. ( Dhyana-yogam )

Slokam-13 & 14. (Lord explaining the method of Meditation : One should hold one's body, neck and head erect in a straight line and stare steadily at the tip of the nose. Thus with an unagitated, subdued mind, devoid of fear, completely free from sex life, one should meditate upon Me within the heart and make Me the ultimate goal of life.)


samam    kayasirogrivam    dharayannacalam    sthirah,

samprekshya    nasikagram    svam    disascanavalokayan.


prasantatma     vigatabhih     brahmacarivrate    sthitah,

manah    samyamya     maccittah     yukta     asita     matparah.


kaya-siro-grivam    samam   =   body,   head,   and    neck   i…

Gita : Ch-6. Slo-11 & 12.

Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :

Chapter : 6. ( Dyana-yogam )

Slokam-s : 11 & 12.

Slokam-11. ( Place, seat etc for the meditation practice  is explained in detail here. )

sucau   dese    pratishthapya   sthiramasanamatmanah,

natyucchritam    natinicam    cailajinakusottaram.

sucau    dese   =   in    clean    place;

na    atyucchritam   =   not   too   high;

na   atinicam   =   and   not    too    low;

cailajinakusottaram   =   below    kusa grass   and   on   that   soft   cloth , laying   this seat,    ( and    deerskin-not essential );

atmanah   =   for   Self;

sthiram    asanam    pratishthapya   =   sitting    on   this   firm   seat;

Slokam-12. ( Thus   arranged,  and   occupied    the   seat   what    you   do   next ?)

tatraikagram    manah    krtva    yatacittendriyakriyah,

upavisyasane     yunjyad    yogamatmavisuddhaye.

tatra    asane    upavisyah   =    sitting   on   that   seat;

yatacittendriyakriyah   =   controlling   all   senses   and   their   transactions;

manah    ekag…

Gita : Ch-6. Slo-10.

Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :

Chapter-6. ( Dhyana-yogam )

Slokam-10. (  Yogi should always try to concentrate his mind on the Supreme Self; he should live alone in a secluded place and should always carefully control his mind. He should be free from desires and feelings of possessiveness. )

yogi   yunjīta   satatam    atmanam    rahasi    sthitah,

ekaki   yatacittatma     nirasir    aparigrahah.

yogi    rahasi   =   yogi    in    isolated    place;

ekaki     sthitah  =  sitting    alone;

yata-cittatma   =  controlling   inner   and   outer   agitations;

nirasih   =   not    having    desires   to   any   object    which   is   not   for   him;

aparigrahah   =   free   from   the feeling   of    possessiveness;

satatam   =   always;

atmanam    yunjita   =   keep    the    mind    in   full   concentration    in    paramatma

Lord Krishna is stating that a yogi or one who is perfecting the science of the individual consciousness attaining the ultimate consciousness in this case is by meditatio…

Gita : Ch-6. Slo-9.

Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :

Chapter-6. ( Dhyana-yogam )

Slokam,-9. ( A person is said to be still further advanced when he regards all—the honest well-wisher, friends and enemies, the envious, the pious, the sinner and those who are indifferent and impartial—with an equal mind. )


sadhushvapi   ca    papeshu    samabuddhirvisishyate.

suhin-mitrary-udasina   =   (hithakamkshi)  well-wisher,  -(mitram)  friend,  - ( ari / satru)  enemy, - neutral between the  two  parties;

madhyastha-dveshya-bandhushu   =   mediator between the paries,   envious,   relatives   or   well  wisher;

sadhushv-api   ca    papeshu   =   unto   the    pious,   as   well    as,   and    unto   the   sinners;

samabuddhih    visishyate   =    having    equal    ( balanced   mind   )   intelligence,   is    far   advanced / superior  ( or yogarudan );

The lakshana-s ( qualities ) of   Yogarudan  continued--- in this Slokam.

That person verily is distinguished among mortals …

Gita : Ch-6. Slo-8.

( Very important slokam )

Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :

Chapter-6.( Dhyana-yogam )

Slokam-8. (Who is 'Yogarudan'? What are his identifications? Sri Krishna narrates to Arjuna! )

jnanavijnanatruptatma   koodastho   vijitendriyah,

yukta   iti-ucyate   yogi   samaloshtasmakaanjanah.

jnana-vijnana-truptatma   =   One who is fully qualified /satisfied with 'jnanam, vijnanam',

koodastho   =   Not shaky, strongly placed;

vijitendryah   =   conquered all 'Indriyas',

samaloshtasmakaanjanah   =   ( One ) who sees,  'Muddy ( clay ) block, Stone, Gold' are equal ( in value ),

yogi  yuktah  iti  uciyate   =   ( This ) Yogi is called as 'Yogarudan'.

Jnana-vijnana-truptatma   :-  The knowledge gained from 'Sastras' { Scriptures ( Veda, Upanishads, and so on ) }  is called 'Jnanam', based on this, the inspirations gained, the experiences felt, in sum, the knowledge attained is known as 'Vijnanam'.
One who has,  both,  Knowledge of Sastras  and…