10.11 teṣām evānukampārtham (Original)

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Chapter 10

<< Chapter 10 verse 10


teṣām evānukampārtham
aham ajñāna-jaṁ tamaḥ
nāśayāmy ātma-bhāva-stho
jñāna-dīpena bhāsvatā

‘Solely, out of tender grace for them, Partha!, do I destroy their ignorance-born darkness, by the resplendent light of wisdom, filling the course of their thoughts.’

Out of compassion alone for them, I am present in their mind-functions (or mind-workings) as their chief Object (i.e., subject-matter of their thoughts). And there do I make manifest to them My Blessed Attributes.

The light is Myself in his thoughts, —the light of wisdom,— shining. The darkness is that begotten of ignorance, —darkness to which men are long inured. Ignorance is what is found in the shape of past Karma. This darkness is antagonistic to wisdom, and produces a desire for things other than Myself. And I do dispel It.

Having heard thus, the character of Bhagavān (1) as in his vibhūti, or splendour of manifested Kosmic works, and as in his yoga, or in relation to Blessed Attributes, —a character, unique and matchless, —a character productive of infinite bliss to hearers, Arjuna asked with the desire to know at greater length this two-fold character of Bhagavan:—

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