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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 18 Verse 64

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 18 श्लोक 64

सर्वगुह्यतमं भूयः श्रृणु मे परमं वचः।
इष्टोऽसि मे दृढमिति ततो वक्ष्यामि ते हितम्।।18.64।।

English Translation - Swami Sivananda

18.64 Hear thou again My supreme word, most secret of all; because thou art dearly beloved of Me, I will tell thee what is good.

English Translation of Sanskrit Commentary By Sri Shankaracharya's

18.64 Srnu, listen; bhuyah, again; to me, My; paramam, highest; vacah, utternace; which is sarva-guhyatamam, profundest of all, most secret of all secrets, though it has been repeatedly stated. Neither from fear nor even for the sake of money am I speaking! What then? Iti, since, considering that; asi, you are; drdham, ever, unwaveringly; istah, dear; me, to Me; tatah, therefore, for that reason; vaksyami, I shall speak; what is hitam, beneficial; te, to you, what is the highest means of attaining Knowledge. That is indeed the most beneficial of all beneficial things. What is that (You are going to tell me)? In answer the Lord says:

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 18.64

Sarvaguhyatamam bhooyah shrinu me paramam vachah; Ishto’si me dridhamiti tato vakshyaami te hitam.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 18.64

sarva-guhya-tamam—the most confidential of all; bhūyaḥ—again; śhṛiṇu—hear; me—by me; paramam—supreme; vachaḥ—instruction; iṣhṭaḥ asi—you are dear; me—to me; dṛiḍham—very; iti—thus; tataḥ—because; vakṣhyāmi—I am speaking; te—for your; hitam—benefit