Bhagavad Gītā Chapter Four verse 42

तस्मादज्ञानसम्भूतं हृत्स्थं ज्ञानासिनात्मनः ।
छित्त्वैनं संशयं योगमातिष्ठोत्तिष्ठ भारत ॥ ४२ ॥

tasmād ajñāna-sambhūtaṃ hṛtsthaṃ jñāna-asinā-ātmanaḥ |
chittvā-enaṃ saṃśayaṃ yogam ātiṣṭha-uttiṣṭha bhārata ||

tasmāt - from that, on that account, thereforeajñāna - ignorancesambhūta - become, born, produced or arisen or proceeding from, made or composed of; one in whom anything has arisenhṛtstha - standing or abiding in the heartjñāna - knowing; knowledge; higher knowledgeasinā - swordātman - essence; the highest personal principle of life; the individual soul, selfchittvā - after cutting to piecesena - this, thatsaṃśaya - uncertainty, irresolution, doubt, scruple, misgiving, suspicionyoga - the act of yoking, joining, attaching, harnessing; a yoke, team, vehicle, conveyance; employment, use, application, performance; a means, expedient, device, way, manner, methodātiṣṭha - superiority; to excel; be overuttiṣṭha - get up; stand upbhārata - India, the country of Bhārata; a descendant of Bharata; a legendary monarch of India whose descendants are the principal characters in the Mahabhārata

Commentaries and Reflections

Commentary by T Krishnamacharya:

“What good is the sword of wisdom,
to cut away the chains of doubt,
if the holder is too weak to bear it.”