3.20 lOkasangraham EvApi

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Chapter 3

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SlOkam – Original

lOkasangraham EvApi sampaSyan karthum arhasi

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

lOka sangraham Eva – To inspire [less-intelligent worldly] people only [to help them]
sampaSyan api – keeping that in mind
karthum arhasi – it is apt for you to engage in karma yOga

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

It is apt for you to engage in karma yOga keeping in mind to inspire [less-intelligent worldly] people only [to help them].

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

‘You have, besides, need to work, seeing that
benefit accrues to the world’; (for) :—

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