17.15 anudvega-karaṁ vākyaṁ (Original)

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Chapter 17

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anudvega-karaṁ vākyaṁ
satyaṁ priya-hitaṁ ca yat
svādhyāyābhyasanaṁ caiva
vāṅ-mayaṁ tapa ucyate

‘That is called Oral Austerity, which consists in inoffensive truthful speech sweet and soft, and the reading of the Sacred Writ.’

That is called Oral Tapas, or Austerity of speech, which offends not others, and which consists in uttering truth, and pleasing (priya=sweet) and gentle (hitam= soft or comforting) language, and the recitations of Scriptures (svādhyāya).

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