The Bhagavad Gita - Chapter 12.9
The Yoga of Devotion
But if you are not able steadily
To concentrate your mind on me,
Then seek to reach me by
The discipline (yoga) of concentration,
atha cittam samādhātum
or if thought to keep
na saknośi mayi sthiram
not thou art able on me, steadily,
by Yoga practice, then,
mām icchāptum dhanamjaya
me seek to attain, Conqueror of Wealth.
Or if you are not able
To keep your mind steadily on Me,
Then seek to attain Me
By the constant practice of yoga, Arjuna.
atha, or if.
cittam (n. acc. sg.), thought, concentration.
samādhātum (infinitive sam a √dha) , to keep, to place.
saknośi (2nd sg. pr. indic. act. √sak), thou art able, thou canst.
mayi (loc. sg.), on me, in me.
sthiram (adv.), steadily, fixedly.
abhyāsa (m.), practice, continued effort.
yogena (m. inst. sg.), by Yoga.
(abhyāsayogena, m. inst. sg. TP, by Yoga practice, by the practice of Yoga.)
tatas, then, from there.
mām (acc. sg.), me.
iccha (2nd sg. imperative, act . √is), seek! wish!
āptum (infinitive √ap), to attain, to reach.
dhanamjaya (m. voc. sg.), Conqueror of Wealth, epithet of Arjuna.