2.48 yOgastha: kuru karmANi

SrI:  SrImathE SatakOpAya nama:  SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama:  SrImath varavaramunayE nama: Chapter 2 << Chapter 2 verse 47 SlOkam – Original yOgastha: kuru karmANi sangam thyakthvA dhananjaya | sidhdhi asidhdhyO: samO bhUthvA samathvam yOga uchyathE || word-by-word meaning dhananjaya – Oh arjuna! sangam – attachment (towards kingdom, relatives etc) thyakthvA – giving up sidhdhi asidhdhiyO: – … Read more

2.48 yoga-sthaḥ kuru karmāṇi (Original)

SrI:  SrImathE SatakOpAya nama:  SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama:  SrImath varavaramunayE nama: Chapter 2 << Chapter 2 verse 47 Simple yoga-sthaḥ kuru karmāṇi saṅgaṁ tyaktvā dhanañ-jaya siddhy-asiddhyoḥ samo bhūtvā samatvaṁ yoga ucyate ‘Equanimous, (yogastha), Dhanañjaya[1. An epithet for Arjuna, lit: ‘the despiser of wealth’.]! and without attachment, do works. The equal mindedness as regards fulfillment or failure, … Read more

2.47 karmaNi EvAdhikAras thE

SrI:  SrImathE SatakOpAya nama:  SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama:  SrImath varavaramunayE nama: Chapter 2 << Chapter 2 verse 46 SlOkam – Original karmaNi EvAdhikAras thE mA phalEshu kadhAchana | mA karmaphalahEthur bhUr mA the sangO’sthvakarmaNi || word-by-word meaning thE – for you who is a mumukshu karmaNi Eva – only for the true nithya (daily) naimiththika (periodic) … Read more

2.47 karmaṇy evādhikāras te (Original)

SrI:  SrImathE SatakOpAya nama:  SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama:  SrImath varavaramunayE nama: Chapter 2 << Chapter 2 verse 46 Simple karmaṇy evādhikāras te mā phaleṣu kadācana mā karma-phala-hetur bhūr mā te saṅgo ’stv akarmaṇi ‘But to work, hast thou the right, not to the fruits thereof. Become not the cause of works’ fruit, nor have interest in … Read more

2.46 yAvAn artha udhapAnE

SrI:  SrImathE SatakOpAya nama:  SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama:  SrImath varavaramunayE nama: Chapter 2 << Chapter 2 verse 45 SlOkam – Original yAvAn artha udhapAnE sarvatha: sampluthOdhakE | thAvAn sarvEshu vEdhEshu brAhmaNasya vijAnatha: || word-by-word meaning sarvatha: sampluthOdhakE udhapAnE – in reservoir which is filled with water on all sides (For the one who desires to use … Read more

2.46 yāvān artha uda-pāne (Original)

SrI:  SrImathE SatakOpAya nama:  SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama:  SrImath varavaramunayE nama: Chapter 2 << Chapter 2 verse 45 Simple yāvān artha uda-pāne sarvataḥ samplutodake tāvān sarveṣu vedeṣu brāhmaṇasya vijānataḥ ‘As, from a reservoir overflowing with water, a little only (of water) is one’s requirement, so much only is the requirement of the wise Brāhmaṇa[1. See Commentary … Read more