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16.1 abhayam sathvasamSudhdhi:

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Chapter 16

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SlOkam – Original

SrI bhagavAn uvAcha
abhayam sathvasamSudhdhi: gyAnayOgavyavasthithi: |
dhAnam dhamaS cha yagyaS cha svAdhyAyas thapa Arjavam ||

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

abhayam – fearlessness
sathva samsudhdhi: – purity of heart
gyAna yOga vyavasthithi: – being focussed on AthmA (which is distinct from matter)
dhAnam – giving righteously earned wealth to noble people in charity
dhama: – restraining the mind from engaging in sensual pleasures
yagya: cha – engaging in pancha mahA yagyam etc (as thiruvArAdhanam to bhagavAn, without any expectation)
svAdhyAya: – studying vEdham
thapa: – engaging in penances (such as EkAdhaSi vratham etc)
Arjavam – having the mind, speech and actions in harmony

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

Fearlessneess, purity of heart, being focussed on AthmA (which is distinct from matter), giving righteously earned wealth to noble people in charity, restraining the mind from engaging in sensual pleasures, engaging in pancha mahA yagyam etc (as thiruvArAdhanam to bhagavAn, without any expectation), studying vEdham, engaging in penances (such as EkAdhaSi vratham etc), and having the mind, speech and actions in harmony …

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

‘Fearlessness, purity of heart, settlement in Jñāna-yoga, charity, self-restraint and sacrifices, sacred study, penance, uprightness;’

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16.1 abhayaṁ sattva-saṁśuddhir (Original)

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Chapter 16

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Simple

śrī-bhagavān uvāca
abhayaṁ sattva-saṁśuddhir
jñāna-yoga-vyavasthitiḥ
dānaṁ damaś ca yajñaś ca
svādhyāyas tapa ārjavam

‘Fearlessness, purity of heart, settlement in Jñāna-yoga, charity, self-restraint and sacrifices, sacred study, penance, uprightness;’

>> Chapter 16 Verse 2

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pramEyam (goal) – http://koyil.org
pramANam (scriptures) – http://granthams.koyil.org
pramAthA (preceptors) – http://acharyas.koyil.org
SrIvaishNava education/kids portal – http://pillai.koyil.org