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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 6 Verse 13

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 6 श्लोक 13

समं कायशिरोग्रीवं धारयन्नचलं स्थिरः।
संप्रेक्ष्य नासिकाग्रं स्वं दिशश्चानवलोकयन्।।6.13।।

English Translation - Swami Sivananda

6.13 Let him firmly hold his body, head and neck erect and still, gazing at the tip of his nose, without looking around.

English Translation of Sanskrit Commentary By Sri Shankaracharya's

6.13 See Commentary under 6.14

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 6.13

Samam kaayashirogreevam dhaarayannachalam sthirah; Samprekshya naasikaagram swam dishashchaanavalokayan.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 6.13

tatra—there; eka-agram—one-pointed; manaḥ—mind; kṛitvā—having made; yata-chitta—controlling the mind; indriya—senses; kriyaḥ—activities; upaviśhya—being seated; āsane—on the seat; yuñjyāt yogam—should strive to practice yog; ātma viśhuddhaye—for purification of the mind; samam—straight; kāya—body; śhiraḥ—head; grīvam—neck; dhārayan—holding; achalam—unmoving; sthiraḥ—still; samprekṣhya—gazing; nāsika-agram—at the tip of the nose; svam—own; diśhaḥ—directions; cha—and; anavalokayan—not looking