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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 70

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 2 श्लोक 70

आपूर्यमाणमचलप्रतिष्ठं
समुद्रमापः प्रविशन्ति यद्वत्।
तद्वत्कामा यं प्रविशन्ति सर्वे
स शान्तिमाप्नोति न कामकामी।।2.70।।

English Translation - Swami Gambirananda

2.70 That man attains peace into whom all desires enter in the same way as the waters flow into a sea that remains unchanged (even) when being filled up from all sides. Not so one who is desirous of objects.

English Translation - Swami Sivananda

2.70 He attains peace into whom all desires enter as waters enter the ocean which, filled from all sides, remains unmoved; but not the man who is full of desires.

English Translation - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

2.70. Just as waters enter into the ocean which is being filled continuously and which is [yet] firmly established, in the same way, he into whom all objects of desire enter-he attains peace; not he who longs for the objects of desire.

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 2.70

Aapooryamaanam achalapratishthamSamudram aapah pravishanti yadwat; Tadwat kaamaa yam pravishanti sarveSa shaantim aapnoti na kaamakaami.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 2.70

āpūryamāṇam—filled from all sides; achala-pratiṣhṭham—undisturbed; samudram—ocean; āpaḥ—waters; praviśhanti—enter; yadvat—as; tadvat—likewise; kāmāḥ—desires; yam—whom; praviśhanti—enter; sarve—all; saḥ—that person; śhāntim—peace; āpnoti—attains; na—not; kāma-kāmī—one who strives to satisfy desires