6.24 sankalpaprabhavAn kAmAms thyakthvA

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Chapter 6

<< Chapter 6 verse 23

SlOkam – Original

sankalpaprabhavAn kAmAms thyakthvA sarvAn aSEshatha: |
manasaivEndhriyagrAmam viniyamya samanthatha: ||

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

sankalpa prabhavAn – those which occur as a result of one’s mamakAram (ownership, considering oneself to be independent)
sarvAn kAmAn – all desirable objects
aSEshatha: (cha) manasA Eva thyakthvA – completely giving them up in the mind
samanthatha: – from all such desires
indhriya grAmam – collection of senses
viniyamya – turning them away clearly

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

Completely giving up all desirable objects in the mind which occur as a result of one’s mamakAram, turning the senses away clearly from all such desires …

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

‘Completely forsaking all will-born desires, well ruling the community of the senses by the mind.’

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