1.33 yEshAm arthE kAnkshitham nO

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<< Chapter 1 Verse 32

SlOkam – Original

yEshAm arthE kAnkshitham nO rAjyam bhOgA:sukAnicha |
tha imEvasthithAyudhdhE prANAms thyakthvA dhanAni cha ||

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

yEshAm arthE – for the purpose of which teachers et al
na: – for us
rAjyam – kingdom
bhOgA: – pleasures
sukAni cha – and joy
kAnkshitham – desired
thE imE – these teachers et al
yudhdhE – in the battle
prANAn – lives
dhanAni cha – and wealth
thyakthvA – giving them up
avathithA: – are standing here

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

For the purpose of those teachers et al we are desiring kingdom, pleasures, joy etc., those teachers et al are standing here willing to give up their lives, wealth etc.

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

For whom we seek (by fight) possessions, joys and comforts, – those very men, risking lives and fortunes, stand for contest! (viz):

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