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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 3 Verse 17

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 3 श्लोक 17

यस्त्वात्मरतिरेव स्यादात्मतृप्तश्च मानवः।
आत्मन्येव च सन्तुष्टस्तस्य कार्यं न विद्यते।।3.17।।

English Translation - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

3.17. But the man, who simply rejoices in the Self; and who is satisfied in the Self; and who delights in the Self alone-there exists no action for him to be performed.

English Translation of Commentary - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

3.17 See Comment under 3.19

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 3.17

Yastwaatmaratir eva syaad aatmatriptashcha maanavah; Aatmanyeva cha santushtas tasya kaaryam na vidyate.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 3.17

yaḥ—who; tu—but; ātma-ratiḥ—rejoice in the self; eva—certainly; syāt—is; ātma-tṛiptaḥ—self-satisfied; cha—and; mānavaḥ—human being; ātmani—in the self; eva—certainly; cha—and; santuṣhṭaḥ—satisfied; tasya—his; kāryam—duty; na—not; vidyate—exist