Chapter 8:
The Yoga of  the Imperishable Spirit:
On Salvation.

Shlokas 3 to 8.

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shloka 3

srî bhagavân uvâca
aksaram brahma paramam
svabhâvo 'dhyâtmam ucyate
bhûta-bhâvodbhava-karo
visargah karma-samjnitah

The Supreme Lord said: 'The indestructible Spirit is the transcendental eternal of nature that is called ones own soul [or true self], it produces the material bodies of the living entities and creation is what is called fruitive activity.

shloka 4

adhibhûtam ksaro bhâvah
purusas câdhidaivatam
adhiyajno 'ham evâtra
dehe deha-bhrtâm vara

The constantly changing material nature is the [body of the] original person of the godly spoken about and the Lord of sacrifice for sure I am in this body of the embodied, o best one.

shloka 5

anta-kâle ca mâm eva
smaran muktvâ kalevaram
yah prayâti sa mad-bhâvam
yâti nâsty atra samsayah

At the end of ones time it is also surely in the remembrance of Me that he, who goes to quit the body, will achieve My nature. Of that there is no doubt.

shloka 6

yam yam vâpi smaran bhâvam
tyajaty ante kalevaram
tam tam evaiti kaunteya
sadâ tad-bhâva-bhâvitah

The nature of whatever one is all remembering, giving this vehicle of time up in the end, similar surely always will lead, o son of Bhârata, to the state which is essential to it.

shloka 7

tasmât sarvesu kâlesu
mâm anusmara yudhya ca
mayy arpita-mano-buddhir
mâm evaishyasy asamsayah

Therefore go on remembering Me at all times and fighting with your mind and intelligence surrendered to Me, certainly you will attain Me without doubt.

shloka 8

abhyâsa-yoga-yuktena
cetasâ nânya-gâminâ
paramam purusam divyam
yâti pârthânucintayan

Persistently uniting the mind and intelligence in the connectedness of yoga without deviating one achieves the Supreme Original Person of transcendence, o son of Prthâ, that one is constantly thinking of.

 

           

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Chapter 8:
The Yoga of the Imperishable Spirit:
On Salvation.

Verses 3 to 8.

Text 3

The Supreme Lord said: 'The indestructible Spirit is the transcendental eternal of nature that is called ones own soul [or true self], it produces the material bodies of the living entities and creation is what is called fruitive activity.

Text 4

The constantly changing material nature is the [body of the] original person of the godly spoken about and the Lord of sacrifice for sure I am in this body of the embodied, o best one.

Text 5

At the end of ones time it is also surely in the remembrance of Me that he, who goes to quit the body, will achieve My nature. Of that there is no doubt.

Text 6

The nature of whatever one is all remembering, giving this vehicle of time up in the end, similar surely always will lead, o son of Bhârata, to the state which is essential to it.

Text 7

Therefore go on remembering Me at all times and fighting with your mind and intelligence surrendered to Me, certainly you will attain Me without doubt.

Text 8

Persistently uniting the mind and intelligence in the connectedness of yoga without deviating one achieves the Supreme Original Person of transcendence, o son of Prthâ, that one is constantly thinking of.

Complete version of this chapter (8) in Sanskrit, word-for-word and translation

 

     

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