SrI: SrImathE SatakOpAya nama: SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama: SrImath varavaramunayE nama:
SlOkam – Original
SrI bhagavAn uvAcha
kuthas thvA kaSmalam idham vishamE samupasthitham |
anArya jushṭam asvargyam akIrthikaram arjuna ||
SrI bhagavAn uvAcha – bhagavAn said,
arjuna – Oh arjuna!
anArya jushtam – attained by the foolish ones
asvargyam – that which blocks the heavenly after-life
akIrthikaram – one that is the cause for abomination
idham kaSmalam – this sorrow
vishamE – at inappropriate place
kutha: – why
thvA – you
samupasthitham – acquired
bhagavAn said – Oh arjuna! In this matter [of unqualified relatives], why have you acquired this sorrow that is attained by foolish ones, that which blocks the heavenly after-life, one that is the cause for abomination?
Rendering based on ALkoNdavilli gOvindhAchArya swAmy’s English translation of gIthA bhAshyam
‘Arjuna! What causes you this ill-timed melancholy, hateful to philosophers, a block to Svarga[2. Higher-world or celestial conditions of eternal unalloyed bliss = moksa], and affecting your reputation?
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