1. 16

    अहम्ममाभिमानोत्थैः कामलोभादिभिर्मलैः । वीतं यदा मनः शुद्धमदुःखमसुखं समम् ।। ३-२५-१६ ।।

    When one is completely cleansed of the impurities of lust and greed produced from the false identification of the body as “I” and bodily possessions as “mine,” one’s mind becomes purified. In that pure state he transcends the stage of so-called material happiness and distress. ।। 3-25-16 ।।

  2. 17

    तदा पुरुष आत्मानं केवलं प्रकृतेः परम् । निरन्तरं स्वयञ्ज्योतिरणिमानमखण्डितम् ।। ३-२५-१७ ।।

    At that time the soul can see himself to be transcendental to material existence and always self-effulgent, never fragmented, although very minute in size. ।। 3-25-17 ।।

  3. 18

    ज्ञानवैराग्ययुक्तेन भक्तियुक्तेन चात्मना । परिपश्यत्युदासीनं प्रकृतिं च हतौजसम् ।। ३-१५-१८ ।।

    In that position of self-realization, by practice of knowledge and renunciation in devotional service, one sees everything in the right perspective; he becomes indifferent to material existence, and the material influence acts less powerfully upon him. ।। 3-25-18 ।।

  4. 19

    न युज्यमानया भक्त्या भगवत्यखिलात्मनि । सदृशोऽस्ति शिवः पन्था योगिनां ब्रह्मसिद्धये ।। ३-२५-१९ ।।

    Perfection in self-realization cannot be attained by any kind of yogī unless he engages in devotional service to the Supreme Personality of Godhead, for that is the only auspicious path. ।। 3-25-19 ।।

  5. 20

    प्रसङ्गमजरं पाशमात्मनः कवयो विदुः । स एव साधुषु कृतो मोक्षद्वारमपावृतम् ।। ३-२५-२० ।।

    Every learned man knows very well that attachment for the material is the greatest entanglement of the spirit soul. But that same attachment, when applied to the self-realized devotees, opens the door of liberation. ।। 3-25-20 ।।