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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 67

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 2 श्लोक 67

इन्द्रियाणां हि चरतां यन्मनोऽनुविधीयते।
तदस्य हरति प्रज्ञां वायुर्नावमिवाम्भसि।।2.67।।

हिंदी अनुवाद - स्वामी तेजोमयानंद

।।2.67।। जल में वायु जैसे नाव को हर लेता है वैसे ही विषयों में विरचती हुई इन्द्रियों के बीच में जिस इन्द्रिय का अनुकरण मन करता है? वह एक ही इन्द्रिय इसकी प्रज्ञा को हर लेती है।।

Kumara Vaishnava Sampradaya - Commentary

When the senses are rambling about in pursuit of their delights and one allows their mind to follow in hot pursuit after them, then the mind will be deprived of its inherent intelligence and will completely forget all the things that lead to ones highest good. Instead of inducing a strong will to pursue spiritual development one will develop a strong will for sensual enjoyment. Thus Lord Krishna gives this fitting analogy of a ship in the ocean being tossed about violently hither and thither by tempestuous winds. The conclusion of this rational is explained in the next verse.