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SB 11.19.33-35

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada


Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda

TEXTS 33-35

śrī-bhagavān uvāca
ahiṁsā satyam asteyam
asaṅgo hrīr asañcayaḥ
āstikyaṁ brahmacaryaṁ ca
maunaṁ sthairyaṁ kṣamābhayam
śaucaṁ japas tapo homaḥ
śraddhātithyaṁ mad-arcanam
tīrthāṭanaṁ parārthehā
tuṣṭir ācārya-sevanam
ete yamāḥ sa-niyamā
ubhayor dvādaśa smṛtāḥ
puṁsām upāsitās tāta
yathā-kāmaṁ duhanti hi


SYNONYMS

śrī-bhagavān uvāca—the Supreme Personality of Godhead said; ahiṁsā—nonviolence; satyam—truthfulness; asteyam—never coveting or stealing the property of others; asaṅgaḥ—detachment; hrīḥ—humility; asañcayaḥ—being nonpossessive; āstikyam—trust in the principles of religion; brahmacaryam—celibacy; ca—also; maunam—silence; sthairyam—steadiness; kṣamā—forgiving; abhayam—fearless; śaucam—internal and external cleanliness; japaḥ—chanting the holy names of the Lord; tapaḥ—austerity; homaḥ—sacrifice; śraddhā—faith; ātithyam—hospitality; mat-arcanam—worship of Me; tīrtha-aṭanam—visiting holy places; para-artha-īha—acting and desiring for the Supreme; tuṣṭiḥ—satisfaction; ācārya-sevanam—serving the spiritual master; ete—these; yamāḥ—disciplinary principles; sa-niyamāḥ—along with secondary regular duties; ubhayoḥ—of each; dvādaśa—twelve; smṛtāḥ—are understood; puṁsām—by human beings; upāsitāḥ—being cultivated with devotion; tāta—My dear Uddhava; yathā-kāmam—according to one's desire; duhanti—they supply; hi—indeed.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


TRANSLATION

The Supreme Personality of Godhead said: Nonviolence, truthfulness, not coveting or stealing the property of others, detachment, humility, freedom from possessiveness, trust in the principles of religion, celibacy, silence, steadiness, forgiveness and fearlessness are the twelve primary disciplinary principles. Internal cleanliness, external cleanliness, chanting the holy names of the Lord, austerity, sacrifice, faith, hospitality, worship of Me, visiting holy places, acting and desiring only for the supreme interest, satisfaction, and service to the spiritual master are the twelve elements of regular prescribed duties. These twenty-four elements bestow all desired benedictions upon those persons who devotedly cultivate them.



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