10.7 etāṁ vibhūtiṁ yogaṁ ca (Original)

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Chapter 10

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etāṁ vibhūtiṁ yogaṁ ca
mama yo vetti tattvataḥ
so ’vikampayena yogena
yujyate nātra saṁśayaḥ

‘Whoso comprehends the truths of My vibhūti and yoga, will be linked in steady (bhakti—)yoga. No doubt is there about this.’

  1. Vibhūti =aiśvarya= Universal Sovereignty or Majesty, as displayed in all the marvellous works of creation, sustenance, and the workings of the Universe etc, all depending on Me.
  2. Yoga=the consensus or assemblage of all the Glorious Attributes, exempt from all that is abhorrent.


Whoso comprehends Me truly in My character comprised in (the two groups of) (1) vibhūti and (2) yoga, will succeed in acquiring unwavering or rapt devotion (bhakti-yoga).

That is to say: the knowledge respecting My vibhūti and yoga, (or pondering over the Lord as seen in his wondrous works and conceived as with divine attributes), will aid in the arousing of devotion. That such is the case thou shalt experience thyself.

The development of Bhakti resulting as the fruition of vibhūti-knowledge, is shown (thus):—

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