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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 17 Verse 3

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 17 श्लोक 3

सत्त्वानुरूपा सर्वस्य श्रद्धा भवति भारत।
श्रद्धामयोऽयं पुरुषो यो यच्छ्रद्धः स एव सः।।17.3।।

English Translation - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

17.3. Corresponding to ones own sattva everybody has faith, O descendant of Bharata ! The person predominantly consists of the faith. What one has faith in, that he is (becomes) certainly.

English Translation of Commentary - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

17.3 Sattva etc. The word sattva in corresponding to ones own sattva is a synonym of svabhava primary nature. This person i.e., Soul, is necessarily connected with a faith that dominates all [his] other activities. [Hence], he is to be deemed just to be mainly consisting of that.

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 17.3

Sattwaanuroopaa sarvasya shraddhaa bhavati bhaarata; Shraddhaamayo’yam purusho yo yacchraddhah sa eva sah.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 17.3

sattva-anurūpā—conforming to the nature of one’s mind; sarvasya—all; śhraddhā—faith; bhavati—is; bhārata—Arjun, the scion of Bharat; śhraddhāmayaḥ—possessing faith; ayam—that; puruṣhaḥ—human being; yaḥ—who; yat-śhraddhaḥ—whatever the nature of their faith; saḥ—their; eva—verily; saḥ—they