3.1 jyāyasī cet karmaṇas te (Original)

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arjuna uvāca
jyāyasī cet karmaṇas te
matā buddhir janārdana
tat kiṁ karmaṇi ghore māṁ
niyojayasi keśava

Quotes Arjuna:-

‘If thy creed, Janardanā1! be, that Knowledge is superior to Work, why then do thou, Keśava! impel me to terrible deeds (like war)?’

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  1. The 128th name of God. One etymology is ‘Dasyu-trānāj-Janārdanaḥ‘ (Bhārata. Ud. Parva. 71-6.

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