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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 8 Verse 12

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 8 श्लोक 12

सर्वद्वाराणि संयम्य मनो हृदि निरुध्य च।
मूर्ध्न्याधायात्मनः प्राणमास्थितो योगधारणाम्।।8.12।।

English Translation - Swami Gambirananda

8.12 Having controlled all the passages, having confined the mind in the heart, and having fixed his own vital force in the head, (and then) continuing in the firmness in yoga;

English Translation - Swami Sivananda

8.12 Having closed all the gates, confined the mind in the heart and fixed the life-breath in the head, engaged in the practice of concentration.

English Translation - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

8.12. Properly controlling all the gates [in the body]; well restraining the mind in the heat; fixing ones own prana in the head; taking resort to the firmness of the Yoga;

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 8.12

Sarvadwaaraani samyamya mano hridi nirudhya cha; Moordhnyaadhaayaatmanah praanamaasthito yogadhaaranaam.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 8.12

sarva-dvārāṇi—all gates; sanyamya—restraining; manaḥ—the mind; hṛidi—in the heart region; nirudhya—confining; cha—and; mūrdhni—in the head; ādhāya—establish; ātmanaḥ—of the self; prāṇam—the life breath; āsthitaḥ—situated (in); yoga-dhāraṇām—the yogic concentration