Om tatsaditi srimadbhagavadgitasiipanisatsu brahmavidydyam
yogasastre srikrsnarjunasarihvade vibhutiyogo nama
Thus with the words OM Tat, Sat, the names of the Lord, in the Upanisad of the Bhagavadgitn, the knowledge of Brahma, the Supreme, the scripture of Yoga and the dialogue between Sri Krsna and Arjuna, this is the tenth designated discourse : "The Yoga of Divine Glories."
Words, letters and Uvaca (said) in the Tenth Chapter
- In this chapter in 'Atha dasamo'dhynyah', there are three words, in 'Arjuna Uvaca' etc., there are six words, and in verses, there are five hundred and fifty-six words, and thirteen concluding words. Thus, the total number of words, is five hundred and seventy-eight.
- In 'Atha dasamo'dhynyah' there are seven letters, in 'Arjuna Uvaca' etc., there are twenty letters, in verses one thousand three hundred and forty-four letters, and there are forty-six concluding letters. Thus the total letters are one thousand, four hundred and seventeen. Each of the verses, in this chapter consists of thirty-two letters.
- In this chapter, there are three 'Uvaca'—two 'Sribhagavnnovaca' and one 'Arjuna Uvnca'.
Metres Used in the Tenth Chapter
In this chapter, out of the forty-two verses, in the first quarter of the second and twenty-fifth verses, 'na-gana' being used, there is 'na-vipula' metre; in the first quarter of the seventh verse, and third quarter of the fifth and thirty-second verses, 'ma-gaps' being used there, is 'ma-vipula' metre; in the first quarter of the eighth verse and third quarter of the twenty-sixth verse bhagana¬' being used there is 'bha-vipuln' metre; in the first quarter of the sixth verse, 'ra-gana' being used there is 'ra-vipula' metre. The remaining thirty-six verses, have the characteristics of right 'pathynvaktra', Anustup metre.