Chapter 2. Yoga of Wisdom: Verse 41

Sanskrit Verse


व्यवसायात्मिका बुद्धिरेकेह कुरुनन्दन |
बहुशाखा ह्यनन्ताश्च बुद्धयोऽव्यवसायिनाम् ||

Transliteration


Vyavasaayaatmikaa buddhir-ekeha kuru-nandana
bahu-shaakhaa hyanantaash-cha buddhayo-avyavasaayinaam

English Translation


O Son of Kuru(Arjuna), the mind of those on the path of Yoga is one pointed; whereas the intelligence of the irresolute minds is unsteady and runs everywhere

Commentary & Explanation


Topics:Lord Krishna Mind Yoga

Glossary

Vyavasaaya-aatmikaaOne pointed resolution
BuddhihIntelligence
EkaaSingle; only one
IhaIn this; here
Kuru-nandanaSon of the Kurus; reason for the happiness of Kurus
BahuMany
ShaakhaahBranches
HiCertainly
AnantaahEndless; unlimited
ChaAlso
BuddhayahThought; intelligence
AvyavasaayinaamOf the irresolute; of those not of one pointed mind