Shrimad Bhagavad-gita

by Narayana Gosvami | 2013 | 327,105 words

The Bhagavad-gita Verse 17.16, English translation, including the Vaishnava commentaries Sarartha-varsini-tika, Prakashika-vritti and Rasika-ranjana (excerpts). This is verse Verse 17.16 from the chapter 17 called “Shraddha-traya-vibhaga-yoga (Yoga through discerning the three types of Faith)”

Sanskrit text, Unicode transliteration, Word-for-word and English translation of verse 17.16:

मनः-प्रसादः सौम्यत्वं मौनम् आत्म-विनिग्रहः ।
भाव-संशुद्धिर् इत्य् एतत् तपो मानसम् उच्यते ॥ १६ ॥

manaḥ-prasādaḥ saumyatvaṃ maunam ātma-vinigrahaḥ |
bhāva-saṃśuddhir ity etat tapo mānasam ucyate
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manaḥ-prasādaḥ–mental satisfaction; saumyatvam–simplicity; maunam–silence; ātma-vinigrahaḥ–discipline of the mind; bhāva-saṃśuddhiḥ–non-duplicitous behaviour; iti–as follows; etat–this; tapaḥ–austerity; mānasam–of the mind; ucyate–is said to be.

Austerities of the mind consist of satisfaction, simplicity, silence, maintaining mental discipline and non-duplicitous behaviour.

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