Saturday, October 31, 2009


Chapter 6 Verse 34

"For the mind is restless, turbulent, obstinate and very strong, O Krsna, and to subdue it is, it seems to me, more difficult than controlling the wind."

Every devotee at this cross road of this doubt and confusion.

Chapter 6 Verse 35

"The Blessed Lord said: O mighty-armed son of Kunti, it is undoubtedly very difficult to curb the restless mind, but it is possible by constant practice and by detachment."

This confirms that the Lord knows devotees weak point - ie the mind, and give remedy to conquer the restless mind by practice of yoga.

The following verse gives solace to all the yogi's -

Chapter 6 Verse 36

"This is My word : Yoga is difficult of attainment by the ungoverned man; but he who is self-controlled will, by striving through proper methods, be able to achieve it."

This is assurance from the Lord that sincere devotees can conquer the mind by practicing yoga.


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