आत्मौपम्येन सर्वत्र समं पश्यति योऽर्जुन।
सुखं वा यदि वा दुःखं सः योगी परमो मतः।।6.32।।
।।6.32।।हे अर्जुन जो (ध्यानयुक्त ज्ञानी महापुरुष) अपने शरीरकी उपमासे सब जगह अपनेको समान देखता है और सुख अथवा दुःखको भी समान देखता है वह परम योगी माना गया है।
One even more advanced in yoga or the science of the individual consciousness attaining communion with the ultimate consciousness by dhyana or meditation realises the intrinsic uniqueness and sublime sameness of all atmas or souls as having the nature of omniscience and omnipresence although residing in unlimited variegated physical and subtle bodies. Fully comprehending that the atma has no connection with material nature the yogi looks upon all dualities such as happiness and affliction like one is the same as the other and this applies whether circumstances befall unto such a yogi or befall unto others such as the happiness of an infant being born or the affliction of a parent dying. This means it is one and the same for such a yogi regarding their own offspring and parents as it is regarding other peoples offspring and parents. Such a yogi who is so far advanced as to regard both happiness and affliction equally with the same sublime indifference is qualified to be known as the best of yogis.