Chapter 2. Yoga of Wisdom: Verse 55

Sanskrit Verse


श्रीभगवानुवाच |
प्रजहाति यदा कामान्सर्वान्पार्थ मनोगतान् |
आत्मन्येवात्मना तुष्ट: स्थितप्रज्ञस्तदोच्यते ||

Transliteration


Shree bhagavaan uvaacha
prajahaati yadaa kaamaan-sarvaan-paartha mano-gataan
aatmany-evaatmanaa tushtaa sthita-prajnas tadochyate

English Translation


The supreme Lord said: O Partha(Arjuna) when a person completely relinquishes all cravings of the mind and is satisfied entirely in the self, by the self, that one is considered a person of settled wisdom.

Commentary & Explanation


Topics:Lord Krishna Wisdom Soul Desire Sthitaprajna

Glossary

Shree-bhagavaanThe Lord (Krishna)
UvaachaSaid
PrajahaatiRelinquish; give up; cast off
YadaWhen
KaamaanDesires; cravings
SarvaanAll kinds
PaarthaSon of Pritha (Arjuna)
Manah-gataanOf the mind
AatmaniIn the self
EvaCertainly
AatmanaBy the self
TushtahContented; satisfied
Sthita-prajnahSteady intellect
TadaThen
UchyateIs said