1.28 krupayA parayAvishtO sthithAn pArtha:

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SlOkam – Original

krupayA parayAvishtO vIshIdhannidham abravIth
dhrushtvEmam sva-janam krishNa yuyuthsum samupasthitham

word-by-word meaning (based on puththUr krishNamAchArya swAmy’s thamizh translation)

parayA krupayA Avishta: – being overwhelmed by compassion
vishIdhan – being saddened
idham – following words
abravIth – spoke
krishNa – Oh krishNa!
yuyuthsum – desiring to fight
samupasthitham – standing in front of me
imam svajanam – my own people
dhrushtvA – on seeing

Simple Translation (based on puththUr krishNamAchArya swAmy’s thamizh translation)

Overwhelmed by compassion and being saddened, he spoke the following words “Oh krishNa! on seeing my own people who are standing in front of me with the desire to fight…”.

Rendering based on ALkoNdavilli gOvindhAchArya swAmy’s English translation of gIthA bhAshyam

Overcome by compassion, Arjuna became sad and spoke thus: ‘Beholding my own people standing to fight, O Kṛishṇa!,

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