18.29 buddher bhedaṁ dhṛteś caiva (Original)

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Chapter 18

<< Chapter 18 Verse 28


buddher bhedaṁ dhṛteś caiva
guṇatas tri-vidhaṁ śṛṇu
procyamānam aśeṣeṇa
pṛthaktvena dhanañ-jaya

‘Listen Dhanañjaya! to the distinction of Reason and Purpose made threefold by the Guṇas; —completely and severally to be described.’

Reason (buddhi)=the ratiocinative faculty, or the intelligence which wisely determines.

Purpose (dhṛiti) = The resolve, steadfastness or courage to stand any trial which may attend the prosecution of a work undertaken.

Hear the threefold distinctions of these rendered so by the Guṇas:—

>> Chapter 18 Verse 30

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