Chapter 6, The Yoga of Self-absorption

śrībhagavān uvāca: anāśritaḥ karmaphalaṃ kāryaṃ karma karoti yaḥ sa saṃnyāsī ca yogī ca na niragnir na cākriyaḥ 6.1

yaṃ saṃnyāsam iti prāhur yogaṃ taṃ viddhi pāṇḍava na hy asaṃnyastasaṃkalpo yogī bhavati kaścana 6.2

ārurukṣor muner yogaṃ karma kāraṇam ucyate yogārūḍhasya tasyaiva śamaḥ kāraṇam ucyate 6.3

yadā hi nendriyārtheṣu na karmasv anuṣajjate sarvasaṃkalpasaṃnyāsī yogārūḍhas tadocyate 6.4

uddhared ātmanātmānaṃ nātmānam avasādayet ātmaiva hy ātmano bandhur ātmaiva ripur ātmanaḥ 6.5

bandhur ātmātmanas tasya yenātmaivātmanā jitaḥ anātmanas tu śatrutve vartetātmaiva śatruvat 6.6

jitātmanaḥ praśāntasya paramātmā samāhitaḥ śītoṣṇasukhaduḥkheṣu tathā mānāpamānayoḥ 6.7

jñānavijñānatṛptātmā kūṭastho vijitendriyaḥ yukta ity ucyate yogī samaloṣṭāśmakāñcanaḥ 6.8

suhṛnmitrāryudāsīnamadhyasthadveṣyabandhuṣu sādhuṣv api ca pāpeṣu samabuddhir viśiṣyate 6.9

yogī yuñjīta satatam ātmānaṃ rahasi sthitaḥ ekākī yatacittātmā nirāśīr aparigrahaḥ 6.10

śucau deśe pratiṣṭhāpya sthiram āsanam ātmanaḥ nātyucchritaṃ nātinīcaṃ cailājinakuśottaram 6.11

tatraikāgraṃ manaḥ kṛtvā yatacittendriyakriyaḥ upaviśyāsane yuñjyād yogam ātmaviśuddhaye 6.12

samaṃ kāyaśirogrīvaṃ dhārayann acalaṃ sthiraḥ saṃprekṣya nāsikāgraṃ svaṃ diśaś cānavalokayan 6.13

praśāntātmā vigatabhīr brahmacārivrate sthitaḥ manaḥ saṃyamya maccitto yukta āsīta matparaḥ 6.14

yuñjann evaṃ sadātmānaṃ yogī niyatamānasaḥ śāntiṃ nirvāṇaparamāṃ matsaṃsthām adhigacchati 6.15

nātyaśnatas tu yogosti na caikāntam anaśnataḥ na cātisvapnaśīlasya jāgrato naiva cārjuna 6.16

yuktāhāravihārasya yuktaceṣṭasya karmasu yuktasvapnāvabodhasya yogo bhavati duḥkhahā 6.17

yadā viniyataṃ cittam ātmany evāvatiṣṭhate niḥspṛhaḥ sarvakāmebhyo yukta ity ucyate tadā 6.18

yathā dīpo nivātastho neṅgate sopamā smṛtā yogino yatacittasya yuñjato yogam ātmanaḥ 6.19

yatroparamate cittaṃ niruddhaṃ yogasevayā yatra caivātmanātmānaṃ paśyann ātmani tuṣyati 6.20

sukham ātyantikaṃ yat tad buddhigrāhyam atīndriyam vetti yatra na caivāyaṃ sthitaś calati tattvataḥ 6.21

yaṃ labdhvā cāparaṃ lābhaṃ manyate nādhikaṃ tataḥ yasmin sthito na duḥkhena guruṇāpi vicālyate 6.22

taṃ vidyād.h duḥkhasaṃyogaviyogaṃ yogasaṃjñitam sa niścayena yoktavyo yogonirviṇṇacetasā 6.23

saṅkalpaprabhavān kāmāṃs tyaktvā sarvān aśeṣataḥ manasaivendriyagrāmaṃ viniyamya samantataḥ 6.24

śanaiḥ śanair uparamed buddhyā dhṛtigṛhītayā ātmasaṃsthaṃ manaḥ kṛtvā na kiṃcid api cintayet 6.25

yato yato niścarati manaś cañcalam asthiram tatas tato niyamyaitad ātmany eva vaśaṃ nayet 6.26

praśāntamanasaṃ hy enaṃ yoginaṃ sukham uttamam upaiti śāntarajasaṃ brahmabhūtam akalmaṣam 6.27

yuñjann evaṃ sadātmānaṃ yogī vigatakalmaṣaḥ sukhena brahmasaṃsparśam atyantaṃ sukham aśnute 6.28

sarvabhūtastham ātmānaṃ sarvabhūtāni cātmani īkṣate yogayuktātmā sarvatra samadarśanaḥ 6.29

yo māṃ paśyati sarvatra sarvaṃ ca mayi paśyati tasyāhaṃ na praṇaśyāmi sa ca me na praṇaśyati 6.30

sarvabhūtasthitaṃ yo māṃ bhajaty ekatvam āsthitaḥ sarvathā vartamānopi sa yogī mayi vartate 6.31

ātmaupamyena sarvatra samaṃ paśyati yorjuna sukhaṃ vā yadi vā duḥkhaṃ sa yogī paramo mataḥ 6.32

arjuna uvāca: yoyaṃ yogas tvayā proktaḥ sāmyena madhusūdana etasyāhaṃ na paśyāmi cañcalatvāt sthitiṃ sthirām 6.33

cañcalaṃ hi manaḥ kṛṣṇa pramāthi balavad dṛḍham tasyāhaṃ nigrahaṃ manye vāyor iva suduṣkaram 6.34

śrībhagavān uvāca: asañśayaṃ mahābāho mano durnigrahaṃ calam abhyāsena tu kaunteya vairāgyeṇa ca gṛhyate 6.35

asaṃyatātmanā yogo duṣprāpa iti me matiḥ vaśyātmanā tu yatatā śakyovāptum upāyataḥ 6.36

arjuna uvāca: ayatiḥ śraddhayopeto yogāc calitamānasaḥ aprāpya yogasaṃsiddhiṃ kāṃ gatiṃ kṛṣṇa gacchati 6.37

kacchin nobhayavibhraṣṭaś chinnābhram iva naśyati apratiṣṭho mahābāho vimūḍho brahmaṇaḥ pathi 6.38

etan me saṃśayaṃ kṛṣṇa chettum arhasy aśeṣataḥ tvadanyaḥ saṃśayasyāsya chettā na hy upapadyate 6.39

śrībhagavān uvāca: pārtha naiveha nāmutra vināśas tasya vidyate na hi kalyāṇakṛt kaścid durgatiṃ tāta gacchati 6.40

prāpya puṇyakṛtāṃ lokān uṣitvā śāśvatīḥ samāḥ śucīnāṃ śrīmatāṃ gehe yogabhraṣṭobhijāyate 6.41

athavā yoginām eva kule bhavati dhīmatām etad dhi durlabhataraṃ loke janma yad īdṛśam 6.42

tatra taṃ buddhisaṃyogaṃ labhate paurvadehikam yatate ca tato bhūyaḥ saṃsiddhau kurunandana 6.43

pūrvābhyāsena tenaiva hriyate hy avaśopi saḥ jijñāsur api yogasya śabdabrahmātivartate 6.44

prayatnād yatamānas tu yogī saṃśuddhakilbiṣaḥ anekajanmasaṃsiddhas tato yāti parāṃ gatim 6.45

tapasvibhyodhiko yogī jñānibhyopi matodhikaḥ karmibhyaś cādhiko yogī tasmād yogī bhavārjuna 6.46

yoginām api sarveṣāṃ madgatenāntarātmanā śraddhāvān bhajate yo māṃ sa me yuktatamo mataḥ 6.47

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