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SB 11.13.13

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


apramatto 'nuyuñjīta
mano mayy arpayañ chanaiḥ
anirviṇṇo yathā-kālaṁ
jita-śvāso jitāsanaḥ


apramattaḥ—attentive and grave; anuyuñjīta—one should fix; manaḥ—the mind; mayi—in Me; arpayan—placing; śanaiḥ—gradually, step by step; anirviṇṇaḥ—without being lazy or morose; yathā-kālam—at least three times a day (dawn, noon and sunset); jita—having conquered; śvāsaḥ—the breathing process; jita—having conquered; āsanaḥ—the sitting postures.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


A person should be attentive and grave and never lazy or morose. Mastering the yoga procedures of breathing and sitting properly, one should practice fixing the mind on Me at dawn, noon and sunset, and thus gradually the mind should be completely absorbed in Me.

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