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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 6 Verse 5

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 6 श्लोक 5

उद्धरेदात्मनाऽऽत्मानं नात्मानमवसादयेत्।
आत्मैव ह्यात्मनो बन्धुरात्मैव रिपुरात्मनः।।6.5।।

English Translation - Swami Gambirananda

6.5 One should save oneself by oneself; one should not lower oneself. For oneself is verily ones onw friend; oneself is verily ones own enemy.

English Translation - Swami Sivananda

6.5 One should raise oneself by ones Self alone; let not one lower oneself; for the Self alone is the friend of oneself, and the Self alone is the enemy of oneself.

English Translation - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

6.5. Let a person lift the Self by self and let him not depress the Self. For, the self alone is the friend of the Self and self alone is the foe of the Self.

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 6.5

Uddharedaatmanaatmaanam naatmaanamavasaadayet; Atmaiva hyaatmano bandhuraatmaiva ripuraatmanah.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 6.5

uddharet—elevate; ātmanā—through the mind; ātmānam—the self; na—not; ātmānam—the self; avasādayet—degrade; ātmā—the mind; eva—certainly; hi—indeed; ātmanaḥ—of the self; bandhuḥ—friend; ātmā—the mind; eva—certainly; ripuḥ—enemy; ātmanaḥ—of the self