तेषां सततयुक्तानां भजतां प्रीतिपूर्वकम् |
ददामि बुद्धियोगं तं येन मामुपयान्ति ते ||१०-१०||


teṣāṃ satatayuktānāṃ bhajatāṃ prītipūrvakam .
dadāmi buddhiyogaṃ taṃ yena māmupayānti te ||10-10||



10.10. To these persons, who are [thus] mingling [with Me] and revere [Me] with love, I grant that knowledge-Yoga by means of which they reach Me.

Shri Purohit Swami

10.10 To those who are always devout and who worship Me with love, I give the power of discrimination, which leads them to Me.

Sri Abhinav Gupta

10.10 See Comment under 10.11

Sri Ramanuja

10.10 To those ‘ceaselessly united with Me,’ namely, those who desire ceaseless union with Me, and who are worshipping Me, I grant with love, that same ‘Buddhi-yoga’ or devotional attitude of a mature state. By that they come to Me.


Sri Shankaracharya

10.10 Tesam, to them, who, becoming devotees, adore Me in the manner described earlier; satata-yuktanam, who are ever devoted, ever attached, who have become free from all external desires; and bhajatam, who worship-. Is it because of hankering for possessions? The Lord says: No, (they worship) priti-purvakam, with love. To them who worship Me with that (love), dadami, I grant; tam, that; buddhi-yogam, possession of wisdom-buddhi means full enlightenment with regard to My real nature; coming in possession (yoga) of that is buddhi-yoga; yena, by which possession of wisdom consisting in full enlightenment; upayanti, they reach, realize as their own Self; mam, Me, the supreme God who is the Self. Who do so? Te, they, who adore Me through such disciplines as fixing their minds on Me, etc. ‘For what purpose, or as the destroyer of what cause standing as an obstacle on the way of reaching You, do You bestow that possession of wisdom to those devotees of Yours?’ In reply to such a ery the Lord says:

Swami Adidevananda

10.10 To those, who are ceaselessly united with Me and who worship Me with immense love, I lovingly grant that mental disposition (Buddhi-yoga) by which they come to Me.

Swami Gambirananda

10.10 To them who are ever devoted and worship Me with love, I grant that possession of wisdom by which they reach Me.

Swami Sivananda

10.10 To them who are ever steadfast, worshipping Me with love, I give the Yoga of discrimination by which they come to Me.


Swami Sivananda

10.10 तेषाम् to them? सततयुक्तानाम् ever steadfast? भजताम् (of the) worshipping? प्रीतिपूर्वकम् with love? ददामि (I) give? बुद्धियोगम् Yoga of discrimination? तम् that? येन by which? माम् to Me? उपयान्ति come? ते they.Commentary The devotees who have dedicated themselves to the Lord? who are ever harmonious and selfabiding? who are ever devout and who adore Him with intense love (not for attaining any selfish purpose)? obtain the divine grace. The Lord gives them wisdom or the Yoga of discrimination or understanding by which they attain the knowledge of the Self. The Lord bestows on these devotees who have fixed their thoughts on Him alone? devotion of right knowledge. (Buddhi Yoga) by which they know Him in essence. They know through the eye of intuition in deep meditaion the Supreme Lord? the One in all? the Self of all? as their own Self? destitue of all limitations. Buddhi here is the inner eye of intuition by which the magnificent experience of oneness is had. Buddhi Yoga is Jnana Yoga. (Cf.IV.39XII.6and7)Why does the Lord impart this Yoga of knowledge to His devotees What obstacles does the Buddhi Yoga remove on the path of the aspirant or devotee The Lord gives the answer in the following verse.