Bhagavad Gītā Chapter Six verse 6

बन्धुरात्मात्मनस्तस्य येनात्मैवात्मना जित: ।
अनात्मनस्तु शत्रुत्वे वर्तेतात्मैव शत्रुवत् ॥ ६ ॥

bandhur ātmā ’tmanas tasya yenātmāivātmanā jitaḥ |
anātmanas tu śatrutve vartetātmāiva śatruvat ||

citta - psyche (the totality of the human mind, conscious and unconscious); mind; heartātman - essence; the highest personal principle of life; the individual soul, selftasya - its, of it, of thisanātman - other than essence

Commentaries and Reflections

Commentary by T Krishnamacharya:

“When dominated by Kleśa, Citta is not a friend.”

Commentary by TKV Desikachar:

“Only the Citta is the cause for Bandhana or Mokṣa.”

Commentary by Paul Harvey:

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