Bhagavad Gita -Srila Prabhupada 104

Shrimad Bhagavad Gita As It Is -Shri Shrimad A.C Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Contents of the Gita Summarized
Chapter 2: Verse-53

sruti-vipratipannä te
yadä sthäsyati niscala
samädhäv acalä buddhis
tadä yogam aväpsyasi ca[1]


When your mind is no longer disturbed by the flowery language of the Vedas, and when it remains fixed in the trance of self-realization, then you will have attained the divine consciousness.


To say that one is in samädhi is to say that one has fully realized krsna consciousness; that is, one in full samädhi has realized Brahman, Paramätmä and Bhagavän. The highest perfection of self-realization is to understand that one is eternally the servitor ofkrsnaand that one’s only business is to discharge one’s duties in krsna consciousness. A krsna conscious person, or unflinching devotee of the Lord, should not be disturbed by the flowery language of the Vedas nor be engaged in fruitive activities for promotion to the heavenly kingdom. In krsna consciousness, one comes directly into communion with Krsna, and thus all directions fromkrsnamay be understood in that transcendental state. One is sure to achieve results by such activities and attain conclusive knowledge. One has only to carry out the orders of Krsna or His representative, the spiritual master.



  1. sruti=of Vedic revelation; vipratipannä=without being influenced by the fruitive results; te=your; yadä=when; sthäsyati=remains; niscalä=unmoved; samädhau=in transcendental consciousness, or krsna consciousness; acalä=unflinching; buddhih=intelligence; tadä=at that time; yogam=self-realization; aväpsyasi=you will achieve.

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