6.21 sukham Athyanthikam yath thath

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Chapter 6

<< Chapter 6 verse 20

SlOkam – Original

sukham Athyanthikam yath thath budhdhigrAhyam athIndhriyam |
vEththi yathra na chaivAyam sthithaS chalathi thathvatha: ||

word-by-word meaning (based on puththUr krishNamAchArya swAmy’s thamizh translation)

athIndhriyam – beyond the grasp of sensory organs
budhdhi grAhyam – grasped only by the intellect of the AthmA
yath thath – the well-known
Athyanthikam sukham – the pure bliss of self realisation (vision of self)
yathra vEththi – enjoys in such practice of yOga
yathra sthitha: ayam – the yOgi who is in such state of yOga
thathvatha: – from that state
naiva chalathi – will not be inclined to retire from that

Simple Translation (based on puththUr krishNamAchArya swAmy’s thamizh translation)

The state of yOga, wherein one enjoys the well-known pure bliss of self realisation which is beyond the grasp of sensory organs and is grasped only by the intellect of the AthmA, wherein,  the yOgi who is in such state of yOga that he will not be inclined to retire from that state…

Rendering based on ALkoNdavilli gOvindhAchArya swAmy’s English translation of gIthA bhAshyam

That, wherein one feels infinite intellectual bliss in excelsis; that, wherein once planted firmly, no one would be inclined to retire from its (beatific) experience;’

>> Chapter 6 verse 22

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