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By Sir Edwin Arnold

Written within the kind of a poetic discussion, it probes Hindu thoughts of the character of God and what guy may still do to arrive him, delivering a desirable synopsis of the spiritual notion and event of India during the a long time. This variation bargains the vintage English verse translation through Sir Edwin Arnold (1832–1904). Explanatory footnotes.

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Thou Thyself Thyself alone dost know, Maker Supreme! Master of all the living! Lord of Gods! King of the Universe! To Thee alone Belongs to tell the heavenly excellence Of those perfections wherewith Thou dost fill These worlds of Thine; Pervading, Immanent! How shall I learn, Supremest Mystery! To know Thee, though I muse continually? The BHAGAVAD−GITA 30 The BHAGAVAD−GITA Under what form of Thine unnumbered forms Mayst Thou be grasped? Ah! yet again recount, Clear and complete, Thy great appearances, The secrets of Thy Majesty and Might, Thou High Delight of Men!

That is "true" act And abstinence! Who doeth duties so, The BHAGAVAD−GITA 53 The BHAGAVAD−GITA Unvexed if his work fail, if it succeed Unflattered, in his own heart justified, Quit of debates and doubts, his is "true" act: For, being in the body, none may stand Wholly aloof from act; yet, who abstains From profit of his acts is abstinent. The fruit of labours, in the fives to come, Is threefold for all men,− Desirable, And Undesirable, and mixed of both; But no fruit is at all where no work was.

If men forsake the holy ordinance, Heedless of Shastras, yet keep faith at heart And worship, what shall be the state of those, Great Krishna! Sattwan, Rajas, Tamas? Say! Krishna. Threefold the faith is of mankind, and springs From those three qualities,− becoming "true," Or "passion−stained," or "dark," as thou shalt hear! The faith of each believer, Indian Prince! Conforms itself to what he truly is. Where thou shalt see a worshipper, that one To what he worships lives assimilate, [Such as the shrine, so is the votary,] The "soothfast" souls adore true gods; the souls Obeying Rajas worship Rakshasas Or Yakshas; and the men of Darkness pray To Pretas and to Bhutas.

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