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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 3 Verse 40

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 3 श्लोक 40

इन्द्रियाणि मनो बुद्धिरस्याधिष्ठानमुच्यते।
एतैर्विमोहयत्येष ज्ञानमावृत्य देहिनम्।।3.40।।

English Translation - Swami Gambirananda

3.40 The organs, mind, and the intellect are said to be its abode. This one diversely deludes the embodied being by veiling Knowledge with the help of these.

English Translation - Swami Sivananda

3.40 The senses, the mind and the intellect are said to be its seat; through these it deludes the embodied by veiling his wisdom.

English Translation - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

3.40. It basis is said to be the sense-organs, the mind and the intellect. With these it deludes the embodied by concealing knowledge.

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 3.40

Indriyaani mano buddhir asyaadhishthaanam uchyate; Etair vimohayatyesha jnaanam aavritya dehinam.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 3.40

indriyāṇi—the senses; manaḥ—the mind; buddhiḥ—the intellect; asya—of this; adhiṣhṭhānam—dwelling place; uchyate—are said to be; etaiḥ—by these; vimohayati—deludes; eṣhaḥ—this; jñānam—knowledge; āvṛitya—clouds; dehinam—the embodied soul