35 Qualities of a Bhakta, Adi Sankaracharya, Arsha Vidya Gurukulam, Bhagavad Gita, Bhagavad Gita Chapter 12 Bhakti Yoga, Bhagavad Gita Chapter 12 Verses 13-19, Pujya Swami Dayananda Saraswati, The Qualities of a Parabhakta
Namaskaar. We continue with description of further Qualities in this Part 7 of the series on Qualities of a Parabhakta with the beautiful and most easy to understand commentary of Pujya Swami Dayananda.
HE IS ALWAYS TRANQUIL BECAUSE HE HAS A MASTERY OVER HIS MIND
Satatam yogi — is one whose tranquillity, citta–samadhana, is constant, which is possible only because he has nothing to do with his mind. He is also yatatma, the one who has a mastery over his mind. Here atma refers to the mind and his mind is yata, mastered. And he is satatam yogi, because he is yatatma, one who has mastery over his mind. The nature of the mind is to be restless and easily affected by external situations. When the mind is resolved in himself and therefore, not subject to this nature, the one who has such a mind is called satatam yogi. Continue reading