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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 1 Verse 23

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 1 श्लोक 23

योत्स्यमानानवेक्षेऽहं य एतेऽत्र समागताः।
धार्तराष्ट्रस्य दुर्बुद्धेर्युद्धे प्रियचिकीर्षवः।।1.23।।

English Translation - Swami Sivananda

1.23. For I desire to observe those who are assembled here to fight, wishing to please in battle the evil-minded Duryodhana (the son of Dhritarashtra).

English Translation of Sanskrit Commentary By Sri Shankaracharya's

1.23 Sri Sankaracharya did not comment on this sloka. The commentary starts from 2.10.

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 1.23

Yotsyamaanaan avekshe’ham ya ete’tra samaagataah; Dhaartaraashtrasya durbuddher yuddhe priyachikeershavah.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 1.23

yotsyamānān—those who have come to fight; avekṣhe aham—I desire to see; ye—who; ete—those; atra—here; samāgatāḥ—assembled; dhārtarāṣhṭrasya—of Dhritarashtra’s son; durbuddheḥ—evil-minded; yuddhe—in the fight; priya-chikīrṣhavaḥ—wishing to please