6.33 yO’yam yOgas thvayA prOktha:

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Chapter 6

<< Chapter 6 verse 32

SlOkam – Original

arjuna uvAcha
yO’yam yOgas thvayA prOktha: sAmyEna madhusUdhana |
EthasyAham na paSyAmi chancalathvAth sthithim sthirAm ||

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

madhusUdhana krishNa – Oh krishNa who killed the demon madhu!
ya: ayam sAmyEna yOga: – This yOga which is vision of equality in all
thvayA – by you
prOktha: – instructed
Ethasya sthirAm sthithim – this yOga remaining steadfast
chanchalathvAth – due to wavering mind
na paSyAmi – I am not seeing.

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

Oh krishNa who killed the demon madhu! I am not seeing this yOga which is vision of equality in all and which is instructed by you, remaining steadfast due to [my] wavering mind.

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

Queries Arjuna:—

‘What this sameness-seeing yoga (or doctrine of meditation) is, that you have expounded, Madhusūdana1!, I do not, from heedlessness, understand the exact nature of.’

>> Chapter 6 verse 34

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  1. The 74th name of God. One etymology is “Madhur-indriya nāmā sa tato madhu-Nishūdanaḥ.

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