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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 17 Verse 24

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 17 श्लोक 24

तस्मादोमित्युदाहृत्य यज्ञदानतपःक्रियाः।
प्रवर्तन्ते विधानोक्ताः सततं ब्रह्मवादिनाम्।।17.24।।

English Translation - Swami Sivananda

17.24 Therefore, with the utterance of Om are the acts of sacrifice, gift and austerity as enjoined in the scriptures, always begun by the students of Brahman.

English Translation of Sanskrit Commentary By Sri Shankaracharya's

17.24 Tasmat, therefore; yajna-dana-tapah, kriyah, acts of sacrifice, charity and austerity-acts in the form of sacrifice etc.; vidhana-uktah, as prescribed through injunctions, as ordained by the scriptures; brahma-vadinam, of those who study and expound the Vedas; satatam, always; pravartante, commence; udahrtya, after uttering; om iti, the syllable Om.

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 17.24

Tasmaadomityudaahritya yajnadaanatapahkriyaah; Pravartante vidhaanoktaah satatam brahmavaadinaam.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 17.24

tasmāt—therefore; om—sacred syllable om; iti—thus; udāhṛitya—by uttering; yajña—sacrifice; dāna—charity; tapaḥ—penance; kriyāḥ—performing; pravartante—begin; vidhāna-uktāḥ—according to the prescriptions of Vedic injunctions; satatam—always; brahma-vādinām—expounders of the Vedas