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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 18 Verse 58

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 18 श्लोक 58

मच्चित्तः सर्वदुर्गाणि मत्प्रसादात्तरिष्यसि।
अथ चेत्त्वमहङ्कारान्न श्रोष्यसि विनङ्क्ष्यसि।।18.58।।

English Translation - Swami Sivananda

18.58 Fixing thy mind on Me, thou shalt by My grace overcome all obstacles; but if from egoism thou wilt not hear Me, thou shalt perish.

English Commentary - Swami Sivananda

18.58 मच्चित्तः fixing thy mind on Me? सर्वदुर्गाणि all obstacles? मत्प्रसादात् by My grace? तरिष्यसि (thou) shalt overcome? अथ now? चेत् if? त्वम् thou? अहङ्कारात् from egoism? न not? श्रोष्यसि (thou) wilt hear? विनङ्क्ष्यसि (thou) shalt perish.Commentary When thy mind? O Arjuna? through onepointed devoion is fixed on Me? thou shalt by My grace cross over all difficulties and obstacles. But shouldst thou not take My teaching to heart and through pride disregard it? thou shalt be ruined.Difficulties Obstacles? snares? pitfalls? temptations on the spiritual path and various sorts of other difficulties of Samsara? diseases? etc.Egosim The idea that thou art a learned man. Thou shouldst not think I am independent. I know everything. I am a wise man. Why should I take the advice of another

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 18.58

Macchittah sarvadurgaani matprasaadaat tarishyasi; Atha chet twam ahankaaraan na shroshyasi vinangkshyasi.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 18.58

mat-chittaḥ—by always remembering me; sarva—all; durgāṇi—obstacles; mat-prasādāt—by my grace; tariṣhyasi—you shall overcome; atha—but; chet—if; tvam—you; ahankārāt—due to pride; na śhroṣhyasi—do not listen; vinaṅkṣhyasi—you will perish