9.18 gatir bhartā prabhuḥ sākṣī (Original)

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Chapter 9

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gatir bhartā prabhuḥ sākṣī
nivāsaḥ śaraṇaṁ suhṛt
prabhavaḥ pralayaḥ sthānaṁ
nidhānaṁ bījam avyayam

‘(I am) the Way, the Prop (or Spouse), the Master, the Witness, the Abode, the Refuge, the Friend; the Seat of evolution and dissolution, the Deposit, and the Imperishable Seed.’

Gatiḥ=That which is reached, or the several regions (of bliss) reached; the Way; the Goal.

Bhartā=He who Supports, the Prop or the Stay (like the husband of the house); Or the Sustainer (like Gravitation).

Prabhuḥ=The Master=the Ruler the Sovereign.

Sākshi=The Witness or immediate Seer.

Nivāsaḥ=The Abode or the Place where all things dwell.

Śaraṇam=The Refuge, or The Intelligent Being, to Whom souls may resort, for fulfilment of hopes and avoidance of evils.

Suhṛit= Friend, or Who wishes all well.

Prabhava-praḷaya-sthānam=The Seat, I am, of whatever comes into being, in whatever dissolves, and wherever these may happen.

Nidhānam, That in which is deposited=the things that are born and disappear. Myself are they.

Avyayam bijam=The Imperishable Seed, the Exhaustless Cause, wherever found.

>> Chapter 9 verse 19

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