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16.2 ahimsA sathyam akrOdhas

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Chapter 16

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SlOkam – Original

ahimsA sathyam akrOdhas thyAga: SAnthir apaiSunam |
dhayA bhUthEshvalOlupthvam mArdhavam hrIr achApalam ||

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

ahimsA – not harming any creatures
sathyam – speaking the truth which causes good to all creatures
akrOdha: – not having anger (which leads to harming others)
thyAga: – giving up (those aspects which does not cause any good to self)
SAnthi: – training the senses (except mind) to not engage in sensual pleasures
apaiSutham – avoiding slander (which causes harm to others)
bhUthEshu dhayA – being unable to tolerate the sufferings of other creatures
alOlupthvam – being detached fr om worldly matters
mArdhavam – being gentle (to be easily approached by noble persons)
hrI: – being ashamed (of engaging in harmful activities)
achApalam – not even desiring for the aspects which are in reach

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

… not harming any creatures, speaking the truth which causes good to all creatures, not having anger (which leads to harming others), giving up (those aspects which does not cause any good to self), training the senses (except mind) to not engage in sensual pleasures, avoiding slander (which causes harm to others), being unable to tolerate the sufferings of other creatures, being detached fr om worldly matters, being gentle (to be easily approached by noble persons), being ashamed (of engaging in harmful activities), not even desiring for the aspects which are in reach …

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

‘Harmlessness, veracity, wrathlessness, renunciation, serenity, slanderlessness, sympathy for life, relishlessness, gentleness, modesty, fickle-lessness.’

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16.2 ahiṁsā satyam akrodhas (Original)

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Chapter 16

<< Chapter 16 Verse 1

Simple

ahiṁsā satyam akrodhas
tyāgaḥ śāntir apaiśunam
dayā bhūteṣv aloluptvaṁ
mārdavaṁ hrīr acāpalam

‘Harmlessness, veracity, wrathlessness, renunciation, serenity, slanderlessness, sympathy for life, relishlessness, gentleness, modesty, fickle-lessness.’

>> Chapter 16 Verse 3

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