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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 9 Verse 23

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 9 श्लोक 23

येऽप्यन्यदेवता भक्ता यजन्ते श्रद्धयाऽन्विताः।
तेऽपि मामेव कौन्तेय यजन्त्यविधिपूर्वकम्।।9.23।।

English Translation - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

9.23. O son of Kunti ! Even those who are the devotees of other gods and worship [them] with faith, worship Me alone, [but] following non-injunction;

English Translation of Commentary - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

9.23 See Comment under 9.26

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 9.23

Ye’pyanyadevataa bhaktaa yajante shraddhayaa’nvitaah; Te’pi maameva kaunteya yajantyavidhipoorvakam.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 9.23

ye—those who; api—although; anya—other; devatā—celestial gods; bhaktāḥ—devotees; yajante—worship; śhraddhayā anvitāḥ—faithfully; te—they; api—also; mām—Me; eva—only; kaunteya—Arjun, the son of Kunti; yajanti—worship; avidhi-pūrvakam—by the wrong method