Chapter 2. Yoga of Wisdom: Verse 57

Sanskrit Verse


य: सर्वत्रानभिस्नेहस्तत्तत्प्राप्य शुभाशुभम् |
नाभिनन्दति न द्वेष्टि तस्य प्रज्ञा प्रतिष्ठिता ||

Transliteration


Yaḥ sarvatrānabhisnehas tat tat prāpya śhubhāśhubham
nābhinandati na dveṣhṭi tasya prajñā pratiṣhṭhitā

English Translation


One who is unattached everywhere (and at all times), Neither Jubilant nor dejected on manifestation of favorable & unfavorable things is said to be firmly established in Wisdom

Commentary & Explanation


Topics: Wisdom Equanimity Sthitaprajna Detachment Mental Stability Stillness

Glossary

YaḥOne who
SarvatraEverywhere; in all conditions
Anabhisnehaḥ(Abhisneha=friendship) Without affection; unattached
TatThat
PrāpyaOn attaining/ achieving; or on occurrence of
ShubhaAuspicious/ Good
AśhubhamInauspicious/ Bad/ Undesired
NaNot, Neither/ Nor, Never
AbhinandatiRejoice, Delight, Jubilation, Delirium
DveṣhṭiAversion, Anger, Hostility
TasyaOf his
PrajñāWisdom, Awareness
PratiṣhṭhitāIs Firmly Established