ISKCON OF BERGEN COUNTY

in New Jersey

17.16
00:00 / 01:04

manaḥ-prasādaḥ saumyatvaṁ
maunam ātma-vinigrahaḥ
bhāva-saṁśuddhir ity etat
tapo mānasam ucyate

manaḥ-prasādaḥ — satisfaction of the mind; saumyatvam — being without duplicity towards others; maunam — gravity; ātma — of the self; vinigrahaḥ — control; bhāva — of one’s nature; saṁśuddhiḥ — purification; iti — thus; etat — this; tapaḥ — austerity; mānasam — of the mind; ucyate — is said to be.

And satisfaction, simplicity, gravity, self-control and purification of one’s existence are the austerities of the mind.

Synonyms

Translation

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मन:प्रसाद: सौम्यत्वं मौनमात्मविनिग्रह: ।
भावसंश‍ुद्धिरित्येतत्तपो मानसमुच्यते ॥ १६ ॥