Chapter 2. Yoga of Wisdom: Verse 44

Sanskrit Verse


भोगैश्वर्यप्रसक्तानां तयापहृतचेतसाम् |
व्यवसायात्मिका बुद्धि: समाधौ न विधीयते ||

Transliteration


Bhogaishwarya-prasaktaanaam tayaapahrita-chetasaam
vyavasaayaatmikaa buddhih samaadhau na vidheeyate

English Translation


Those whose minds are attached to wealth & sense indulgence, and those whose intellect is easily hijacked(by hormones and restless mind), there is no unwavering determination in them.

Commentary & Explanation


Topics: Sense Objects Mind Concentration Wealth Determination

Glossary

BhogaSense indulgence
AishwaryaLuxury; wealth
PrasaktaanaamOf those whose minds are attached
TayaBy that
ApahritaHijacked
ChetasaamIntellect
Vyavasaaya-aatmikaResoluteness; determination
BuddhihIntellect, reasoning
SamaadhauControlled by mind
NaNot
VidheeyateIs fixed; occurs; takes place