1. 31

    इत्येतत्कथितं गुर्वि ज्ञानं तद्ब्रह्मदर्शनम् । येनावबुद्ध्यते तत्त्वं प्रकृतेः पुरुषस्य च ।। ३-३२-३१ ।।

    My dear respectful mother, I have already described the path of understanding the Absolute Truth, by which one can come to understand the real truth of matter and spirit and their relationship. ।। 3-32-31 ।।

  2. 32

    ज्ञानयोगश्च मन्निष्ठो नैर्गुण्यो भक्तिलक्षणः । द्वयोरप्येक एवार्थो भगवच्छब्दलक्षणः ।। ३-३२-३२ ।।

    Philosophical research culminates in understanding the Supreme Personality of Godhead. After achieving this understanding, when one becomes free from the material modes of nature, he attains the stage of devotional service. Either by devotional service directly or by philosophical research, one has to find the same destination, which is the Supreme Personality of Godhead. ।। 3-32-32 ।।

  3. 33

    यथेन्द्रियैः पृथग्द्वारैरर्थो बहुगुणाश्रयः । एको नानेयते तद्वद्भगवान् शास्त्रवर्त्मभिः ।। ३-३२-३३ ।।

    A single object is appreciated differently by different senses due to its having different qualities. Similarly, the Supreme Personality of Godhead is one, but according to different scriptural injunctions He appears to be different. ।। 3-32-33 ।।

  4. 34

    क्रियया क्रतुभिर्दानैस्तपःस्वाध्यायमर्शनैः । आत्मेन्द्रियजयेनापि सन्न्यासेन च कर्मणाम् ।। ३-३२-३४ ।।

    By performing fruitive activities and sacrifices, by distributing charity, by performing austerities, by studying various literatures, by conducting philosophical research, by controlling the mind, by subduing the senses, by accepting the renounced order of life, by performing the prescribed duties of one’s social order, ।। 3-32-34 ।।

  5. 35

    योगेन विविधाङ्गेन भक्तियोगेन चैव हि । धर्मेणोभयचिह्नेन यः प्रवृत्तिनिवृत्तिमान् ।। ३-३२-३५ ।।

    By performing the different divisions of yoga practice, by performing devotional service, by exhibiting the process of devotional service containing the symptoms of both attachment and detachment, by understanding the science of self-realization, and by developing a strong sense of detachment, ।। 3-32-35 ।।