1. 26

    कर्तृत्वं करणत्वं च कार्यत्वं चेति लक्षणम् । शान्तघोरविमूढत्वमिति वा स्यादहङ्कृतेः ।। ३-२६-२६ ।।

    This false ego is characterized as the doer, as an instrument and as an effect. It is further characterized as serene, active or dull according to how it is influenced by the modes of goodness, passion and ignorance. ।। 3-26-26 ।।

  2. 27

    वैकारिकाद्विकुर्वाणान्मनस्तत्त्वमजायत । यत्सङ्कल्पविकल्पाभ्यां वर्तते कामसम्भवः ।। ३-२६-२७ ‌‌।।

    From the false ego of goodness, another transformation takes place. From this evolves the mind, whose thoughts and reflections give rise to desire. ।। 3-26-27 ।।

  3. 28

    यद्विदुर्ह्यनिरुद्धाख्यं हृषीकाणामधीश्वरम् । शारदेन्दीवरश्यामं संराध्यं योगिभिः शनैः ।। ३-२६-२८ ।।

    The mind of the living entity is known by the name of Lord Aniruddha, the supreme ruler of the senses. He possesses a bluish-black form resembling a lotus flower growing in the autumn. He is found slowly by the yogīs. ।। 3-26-28 ।।

  4. 29

    तैजसात्तु विकुर्वाणाद्बुद्धितत्त्वमभूत्सति । द्रव्यस्फुरणविज्ञानमिन्द्रियाणामनुग्रहः ।। ३-२६-२९ ।।

    By transformation of the false ego in passion, intelligence takes birth, O virtuous lady. The functions of intelligence are to help in ascertaining the nature of objects when they come into view, and to help the senses. ।। 3-26-29 ।।

  5. 30

    संशयोऽथ विपर्यासो निश्चयः स्मृतिरेव च । स्वाप इत्युच्यते बुद्धेर्लक्षणं वृत्तितः पृथक् ।। ३-२६-३० ।।

    Doubt, misapprehension, correct apprehension, memory and sleep, as determined by their different functions, are said to be the distinct characteristics of intelligence. ।। 3-26-30 ।।