12.6 yE thu sarvANi karmANi

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Chapter 12

<< Chapter 12 verse 5

SlOkam – Original

yE thu sarvANi karmANi mayi sanyasya mathparA: |
ananyEnaiva yOgEna mAm dhyAyantha upAsathE ||

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

[pArtha – Oh arjuna!]
yE thu – but those
sarvANi karmANi – all activities (such as eating, engaging in fire rituals etc)
mayi sanyasya – offering to me
math parA: – having me as the goal
ananyEna yOgEna Eva – by yOga which does not seek any other goal
mAm dhyAyantha upAsathE – worshipping me through meditation, prayers etc

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

Oh arjuna! But those who are performing all activities (such as eating, engaging in fire rituals etc) as an offering to me, having me as the goal and worshipping me through meditation, prayers etc by yOga which does not seek any other goal …

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

‘As for those who consign all their acts to Me, with Me as their Aim, and ever muse on Me with exclusive devotion, and worship;’

>> Chapter 12 verse 7

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