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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 7 Verse 20

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 7 श्लोक 20

कामैस्तैस्तैर्हृतज्ञानाः प्रपद्यन्तेऽन्यदेवताः।
तं तं नियममास्थाय प्रकृत्या नियताः स्वया।।7.20।।

English Translation - Swami Gambirananda

7.20 People, deprived of their wisdom by desires for various objects and guided by their own nature, resort to other deities following the relevant methods.

English Translation - Swami Sivananda

7.20 Those whose wisdom has been rent away by this or that desire, go to other gods, following this or that rite, led by their own nature.

English Translation - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

7.20. Being robbed of their wisdom by innumerable desires [and] being controlled by their own nature, persons take refuge in other deities by following one or the other religious regulations.

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 7.20

Kaamaistaistairhritajnaanaah prapadyante’nyadevataah; Tam tam niyamamaasthaaya prakrityaa niyataah swayaa.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 7.20

kāmaiḥ—by material desires; taiḥ taiḥ—by various; hṛita-jñānāḥ—whose knowledge has been carried away; prapadyante—surrender; anya—to other; devatāḥ—celestial gods; tam tam—the various; niyamam—rules and regulations; āsthāya—following; prakṛityā—by nature; niyatāḥ—controlled; svayā—by their own