Chapter 2. Yoga of Wisdom: Verse 43

Sanskrit Verse


कामात्मान: स्वर्गपरा जन्मकर्मफलप्रदाम् |
क्रियाविशेषबहुलां भोगैश्वर्यगतिं प्रति ||

Transliteration


Kaamaatmaanah swarga-paraa janma-karma-phala-pradaam
kriyaa-vishesha-bahulaam bhogaishwarya-gatim prati

English Translation


Desirous of sense gratifications, heavens after death, higher birth in the next, luxuries of the world they perform various grand rituals

Commentary & Explanation


Topics:Rituals Desire

Glossary

KaamaDesire for pleasures
AatmanSelf; soul
SwargaHeavenly abodes
ParaahAiming for
JanmaBirth
KarmaActions
PhalaFruit; effect; result
PradaamLeading to
KriyaRituals; ceremonies; actions
VisheshaSpecial; grand; exuberant
BahulaamVarious
BhogaEnjoyment; gratification
AishwaryaLuxury; grandness
GatimProgress
PratiTowards