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Patanjali Sloka ( Yogena Chittasya )

4 May 2023 HYN Himalayan Yoga Academy

Patanjali Sloka ( Yogena Chittasya )

Yogena Chittasya Padena Shloka

The Patanjali Sloka ( Yogena chittasya padena ) shloka meaning – Let us bow down to the great sages of Patanjali, who gave yoga for peace and purity of mind, grammar for clarity and purity of speech and medicine for perfection of health. Let us bow before Patanjali, an incarnation of Adisesha, who has a human form in his upper body, with a conch shell and a chakra in his arms.

History of Patanjali :

Sage Patanjali is believed said to be an incarnation of Adishesha, a serpent with a thousand heads. Usually, the number thousand is a representation of infinity in ancient scriptures. A serpent is a symbol of strength.

Patanjali is considered a sage with unlimited strength and knowledge. And the Yogena Chittasya mantra is the invocation of all his powers. Because of his powers, it is believed that Patanjali lived for eight centuries. He was known for encoding the Yoga Sutras from which the modern practice of yoga is derived. Patanjali’s work is found in around 200 aphorisms in the Yoga Sutra.

Yogena Chittasya Sanskrit Shloka Meaning in Hindi and English

Yogena Chittasya Sanskrit Shloka

योगेन चित्तस्य पदेन वाचां ।
मलं शरीरस्य च वैद्यकेन ॥
योऽपाकरोत्तमं प्रवरं मुनीनां ।
पतञ्जलिं प्राञ्जलिरानतोऽस्मि ॥


yogena cittasya padena vācāṁ 
malaṁ śarīrasya ca vaidyakena 
yo’pākarottamaṁ pravaraṁ munīnāṁ 
patañjaliṁ prāñjalirānato’smi 


yogena chittasya padena vacham |
malam sharirasya cha vaidyakena ||
yo’pakarottamam pravaram muninam |
patanjalim pranjaliranato’smi ||

Hindi Translation

जिन्होंने स्पष्टता और वाणी की शुद्धता के लिए व्याकरण,
मन की शांति और पवित्रता के लिए योग दिया,
और जो वैद्य (चिकित्सा विज्ञान) के माध्यम से शरीर की अशुद्धियों को दूर करते है,
वे जो (शरीर, मन और वाणी की अशुद्धियों) को दूर करने में माहिर है,
उन सबसे उत्कृष्ट मुनि पतंजलि, को मैं हाथ जोड़कर नमन करता हूं।

English Translation

Let us bow before the noblest of sages Patanjali,
who gave yoga for serenity and sanctity of mind,
grammar for clarity and purity of speech and medicine for perfection of health.
Let us prostrate before sage Patanjali.

Benefits of this Patanjali Sloka mantra

The Yogena Chittasya mantra invokes the sage Patanjali who gifts us the medicinal powers to purify our mind and the power of speech to express ourselves uninhibitedly. Listening to this mantra along with meditation helps you in the following ways.

Benefit 1 – Better concentration
It builds up our confidence and focus.

Benefit 2 – Release pain
It helps you to release pain, both physical and emotional

Benefit 3 – Remove ego
It helps to get rid of our ego.

Benefit 4 – Better decisions
Without any ego, your decision-making skills get much better.

Benefit 5 – Richer life experience
You get to learn more and have richer experiences in day-to-day life thanks to the inner calmness it grants

Benefit 6 – Purify the mind
Chanting or listening to the mantra helps you to purify your mind and body

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