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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 3 Verse 11

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 3 श्लोक 11

देवान्भावयतानेन ते देवा भावयन्तु वः।
परस्परं भावयन्तः श्रेयः परमवाप्स्यथ।।3.11।।

English Translation - Swami Sivananda

3.11 With this do ye nourish the gods and may those gods nourish you; thus nourishing one another, ye shall attain to the highest good.

English Translation of Sanskrit Commentary By Sri Shankaracharya's

3.11 Bhavayata, you nourish; devan, the gods, Indra and others; anena, with this sarifice. Let te devah, those gods; bhavayantu, nourish; vah, you-make you contented with rainfall etc. Thus bhavayantah, nourishing; parasparam, one another; avapsyatha, you shall attain; the param, supreme; sreyah, Good, called Liberation, through the attainment of Knowledge; or, you shall attain heaven-which is meant by param sreyah. [The param sreyah (supreme Good) will either mean liberation or heaven in accordance with aspirants hankering for Liberation or enjoyment.] Moreover,

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 3.11

Devaan bhaavayataanena te devaa bhaavayantu vah; Parasparam bhaavayantah shreyah param avaapsyatha.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 3.11

devān—celestial gods; bhāvayatā—will be pleased; anena—by these (sacrifices); te—those; devāḥ—celestial gods; bhāvayantu—will be pleased; vaḥ—you; parasparam—one another; bhāvayantaḥ—pleasing one another; śhreyaḥ—prosperity; param—the supreme; avāpsyatha—shall achieve