1. 6

    बन्धुरात्मात्मनस्तस्य येनात्मैवात्मना जितः । अनात्मनस्तु शत्रुत्वे वर्तेतात्मैव शत्रुवत् ॥ ६-६ ॥

    For him who has conquered the self, the mind is the best of friends; but for one who has failed to do so, his very mind will be the greatest enemy.

  2. 7

    जितात्मनः प्रशान्तस्य परमात्मा समाहितः । शीतोष्णसुखदुःखेषु तथा मानापमानयोः ॥ ६-७ ॥

    For one who has conquered the self, 'the great self' (Paramatma) is already reached, for he has attained tranquility. To such a man happiness and distress, heat and cold, honor and dishonor are all the same.

  3. 8

    ज्ञानविज्ञानतृप्तात्मा कूटस्थो विजितेन्द्रियः । युक्त इत्युच्यते योगी समलोष्टाश्मकाञ्चनः ॥ ६-८ ॥

    The Yogi who is satisfied with the knowledge and the wisdom (of the Self), who has conquered the senses, and to whom a clod of earth, a piece of stone and gold are the same, is said to be harmonied (i.e., is said to have attained Nirvikalpa Samadhi).

  4. 9

    सुहृन्मित्रार्युदासीनमध्यस्थद्वेष्यबन्धुषु । साधुष्वपि च पापेषु समबुद्धिर्विशिष्यते ॥ ६-९ ॥

    He excels (i.e. he is the best among all those who are established in Yoga) who has sameness of view with regard to a benefactor, a friend, a foe [Ari (foe) is one who does harm behind one's back], a neutral, an arbiter, the hateful, [Dvesyah is one who is openly hateful] a relative, good people and even sinners.

  5. 10

    योगी युञ्जीत सततमात्मानं रहसि स्थितः । एकाकी यतचित्तात्मा निराशीरपरिग्रहः ॥ ६-१० ॥

    A yogi should try constantly to keep the mind steady, remaining in solitude, alone, with the mind and the body controlled, and free from hope and covetousness (or feelings of possessiveness).