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12.18 sama: Sathrau cha mithrE cha

SrI:  SrImathE SatakOpAya nama:  SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama:  SrImath varavaramunayE nama:

Chapter 12

<< Chapter 12 verse 17

SlOkam – Original

sama: Sathrau cha mithrE cha thathA mAnApamAnayO: |
SIthOshNasukhadhu:khEshu sama: sangavivarjitha: ||

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

Sathrau cha mithrE cha sama: – being equal towards the foe (who is nearby) and friend
thathA – in the same manner
mAnavamAnayO: (sama:) – being equal towards glory and shame
SIthOshNa sukha dhu:khEshu sama: – being equal towards heat and cold, pleasure and pain

(the reason for such attitude being)
sanga vivarjitha: – being detached from everything

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

Being detached from everything, one who is equal towards the foe (who is nearby) and friend, in the same manner, being equal towards glory and shame and being equal towards heat and cold, pleasure and pain …

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

‘Unto friend and foe, equal; likewise to glory and
shame; to heat and cold, pleasure and pain, equal; from attachment, exempt;’

>> Chapter 12 verse 19

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12.18 samaḥ śatrau ca mitre ca (Original)

SrI:  SrImathE SatakOpAya nama:  SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama:  SrImath varavaramunayE nama:

Chapter 12

<< Chapter 12 verse 17

Simple

samaḥ śatrau ca mitre ca
tathā mānāpamānayoḥ
śītoṣṇa-sukha-duḥkheṣu
samaḥ saṅga-vivarjitaḥ

‘Unto friend and foe, equal; likewise to glory and
shame; to heat and cold, pleasure and pain, equal; from attachment, exempt;’

>> Chapter 12 verse 19

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pramANam (scriptures) – http://granthams.koyil.org
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SrIvaishNava education/kids portal – http://pillai.koyil.org