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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 16 Verse 11

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 16 श्लोक 11

चिन्तामपरिमेयां च प्रलयान्तामुपाश्रिताः।
कामोपभोगपरमा एतावदिति निश्िचताः।।16.11।।

English Translation - Swami Gambirananda

16.11 Beset with innumerable cares which end (only) with death, holding that the enjoyment of desirable objects is the highest goal, feeling sure that this is all.

English Translation of Ramanuja's Sanskrit Commentary

16.11 Those who are sure to die today or tomorrow obsess themselves with cares in regard to objects the attainment of which is not possible even by the time of death. Likewise, they look upon enjoyment of desires as their highest aim, viz., they regard the satisfaction of sensual enjoyments as the highest aim of human life. They are convinced that this is all, viz., they are assured that there is no value in human life greater than this.

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 16.11

Chintaamaparimeyaam cha pralayaantaamupaashritaah; Kaamopabhogaparamaa etaavaditi nishchitaah.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 16.11

chintām—anxieties; aparimeyām—endless; cha—and; pralaya-antām—until death; upāśhritāḥ—taking refuge; kāma-upabhoga—gratification of desires; paramāḥ—the purpose of life; etāvat—still; iti—thus; niśhchitāḥ—with complete assurance