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BG 5.20 (1972)

BG 5.20 (1983+)

please wait #h4##span class="mw-headline" id="TEXT_20"#TEXT 20#/span##/h4# #div class="devanagari"# #dl##dd#न प्रहृष्येत्प्रियं प्राप्य नोद्विजेत्प्राप्य चाप्रियम् ।#/dd# #dd#स्थिरबुद्धिरसम्मूढो ब्रह्मविद् ब्रह्मणि स्थितः ॥२०॥#/dd##/dl# #/div# #div class="verse"# #dl##dd#na prahṛṣyet priyaṁ prāpya#/dd# #dd#nodvijet prāpya cāpriyam#/dd# #dd#sthira-buddhir asammūḍho#/dd# #dd#brahma-vid brahmaṇi sthitaḥ#/dd##/dl# #/div# #h4##span class="mw-headline" id="SYNONYMS"#SYNONYMS#/span##/h4# #div class="synonyms"# #p##i#na#/i#—never; #i#prahṛṣyet#/i#—rejoice; #i#priyam#/i#—pleasant; #i#prāpya#/i#—achieving; #i#na#/i#—does not; #i#udvijet#/i#agitated; #i#prāpya#/i#—obtaining; #i#ca#/i#—also; #i#apriyam#/i#unpleasant; #i#sthira-buddhiḥ#/i#—self-intelligent; #i#asammūḍhaḥ#/i#—unbewildered; #i#brahmavit#/i#—one who knows the Supreme perfectly; #i#brahmaṇi#/i#—in the Transcendence; #i#sthitaḥ#/i#—situated. #/p# #/div# #h4##span class="mw-headline" id="TRANSLATION"#TRANSLATION#/span##/h4# #div class="translation"# #p#A person who neither rejoices upon achieving something pleasant nor laments upon obtaining something unpleasant, who is self-intelligent, unbewildered, and who knows the science of God, is to be understood as already situated in Transcendence. #/p# #/div# #h4##span class="mw-headline" id="PURPORT"#PURPORT#/span##/h4# #div class="purport"# #p#The symptoms of the self-realized person are given herein. The first symptom is that he is not illusioned by the false identification of the body with his true self. He knows perfectly well that he is not this body, but is the fragmental port~on of the Supreme Personality of Godhead. He is therefore not joyful in achieving something, nor does he lament in losing anything which is related to his body. This steadiness of mind is called #i#sthira-buddhi#/i#, or self-intelligence. He is therefore never bewildered by mistaking the gross body for the soul, nor does he accept the body as permanent and disregard the existence of the soul. This knowledge elevates him to the station of knowing the complete science of the Absolute Truth, namely Brahman, Paramātmā and Bhagavān. He thus knows his constitutional position perfectly well, without falsely trying to become one with the Supreme in all respects. This is called Brahman realization, or self-realization. Such steady consciousness is called Kṛṣṇa consciousness. #/p# #/div# please wait #h4##span class="mw-headline" id="TEXT_20"#TEXT 20#/span##/h4# #div class="devanagari"# #dl##dd#न प्रहृष्येत्प्रियं प्राप्य नोद्विजेत्प्राप्य चाप्रियम् ।#/dd# #dd#स्थिरबुद्धिरसम्मूढो ब्रह्मविद् ब्रह्मणि स्थितः ॥२०॥#/dd##/dl# #/div# #div class="verse"# #dl##dd#na prahṛṣyet priyaṁ prāpya#/dd# #dd#nodvijet prāpya cāpriyam#/dd# #dd#sthira-buddhir asammūḍho#/dd# #dd#brahma-vid brahmaṇi sthitaḥ#/dd##/dl# #/div# #h4##span class="mw-headline" id="SYNONYMS"#SYNONYMS#/span##/h4# #div class="synonyms"# #p##i#na#/i#—never; #i#prahṛṣyet#/i#—rejoices; #i#priyam#/i#—the pleasant; #i#prāpya#/i#—achieving; #i#na#/i#—does not; #i#udvijet#/i#—become agitated; #i#prāpya#/i#—obtaining; #i#ca#/i#—also; #i#apriyam#/i#—the unpleasant; #i#sthira-buddhiḥ#/i#—self-intelligent; #i#asammūḍhaḥ#/i#—unbewildered; #i#brahma-vit#/i#—one who knows the Supreme perfectly; #i#brahmaṇi#/i#—in the transcendence; #i#sthitaḥ#/i#—situated. #/p# #/div# #h4##span class="mw-headline" id="TRANSLATION"#TRANSLATION#/span##/h4# #div class="translation"# #p#A person who neither rejoices upon achieving something pleasant nor laments upon obtaining something unpleasant, who is self-intelligent, who is unbewildered, and who knows the science of God, is already situated in transcendence. #/p# #/div# #h4##span class="mw-headline" id="PURPORT"#PURPORT#/span##/h4# #div class="purport"# #p#The symptoms of the self-realized person are given herein. The first symptom is that he is not illusioned by the false identification of the body with his true self. He knows perfectly well that he is not this body, but is the fragmental portion of the Supreme Personality of Godhead. He is therefore not joyful in achieving something, nor does he lament in losing anything which is related to his body. This steadiness of mind is called #i#sthira-buddhi#/i#, or self-intelligence. He is therefore never bewildered by mistaking the gross body for the soul, nor does he accept the body as permanent and disregard the existence of the soul. This knowledge elevates him to the station of knowing the complete science of the Absolute Truth, namely Brahman, Paramātmā and Bhagavān. He thus knows his constitutional position perfectly well, without falsely trying to become one with the Supreme in all respects. This is called Brahman realization, or self-realization. Such steady consciousness is called Kṛṣṇa consciousness. #/p# #/div#
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