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11.53 nAham vEdhair na thapasA

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Chapter 11

<< Chapter 11 verse 52

SlOkam – Original

nAham vEdhair na thapasA na dhAnEna na chejyayA |
Sakya EvamvidhO dhrashtum drushtavAn asi mAm yathA ||

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

mAm yathA dhrushtavAn asi – How you have seen me
Evam vidha – in that manner
aham – I
vEdhai: dhrashtum na Sakya: – cannot be seen through vEdham
thapasA dhrashtum na Sakya: – cannot be seen through penance
dhAnam dhrashtum na Sakya: – cannot be seen through charity
ijyayA dhrashtum na Sakya: – cannot be seen through fire sacrifices

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

I cannot be seen through vEdham, penances, charities and sacrifices the way you have seen me in this manner.

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

‘Not by Vedas, not by austere penances, not by
gifts, not by sacrifices, am I to be so easily seen as You have seen.’

>> Chapter 11 verse 54

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11.53 nāhaṁ vedair na tapasā (Original)

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Chapter 11

<< Chapter 11 verse 52

Simple

nāhaṁ vedair na tapasā
na dānena na cejyayā
śakya evaṁ-vidho draṣṭuṁ
dṛṣṭavān asi māṁ yathā

‘Not by Vedas, not by austere penances, not by
gifts, not by sacrifices, am I to be so easily seen as Thou hast seen.’

>> Chapter 11 verse 54

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SrIvaishNava education/kids portal – http://pillai.koyil.org