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brahmane gavi hastini
suni caiva sva-pake ca
vidya-with education; vinaya-and gentleness; sampanne-fully equipped; brahmane-in the brahmana; gavi-in the cow; hastini-in the elephant; suni-in the dog; ca-and; eva-certainly; sva-pake-in the dog-eater (the outcaste); ca-respectively; panditah-those who are wise; sama-darsinah-who see with equal vision.
The humble sages, by virtue of true knowledge, see with equal vision a learned and gentle brahmana, a cow, an elephant, a dog and a dog-eater [outcaste].
ye hi samsparsa-ja bhoga
duhkha-yonaya eva te
na tesu ramate budhah
ye-those; hi-certainly; samsparsa-jah-by contact with the material senses; bhogah-enjoyments; duhkha-distress; yonayah-sources of; eva-certainly; te-they are; adi-beginning; anta-end; vantah-subject to; kaunteya-O son of Kunti; na-never; tesu-in those; ramate-takes delight; budhah-the intelligent person.
An intelligent person does not take part in the sources of misery, which are due to contact with the material senses. O son of Kunti, such pleasures have a beginning and an end, and so the wise man does not delight in them.
kama-from desires; krodha-and anger; vimuktanam-of those who are liberated; yatinam-of the saintly persons; yata-cetasam-who have full control over the mind; abhitah-assured in the near future; brahma-nirvanam-liberation in the Supreme; vartate-is there; vidita-atmanam-of those who are self-realized.
Those who are free from anger and all material desires, who are self-realized, self-disciplined and constantly endeavoring for perfection, are assured of liberation in the Supreme in the very near future.
jnatva mam santim rcchati
bhoktaram-the beneficiary; yajna-of sacrifices; tapasam-and penances and austerities; sarva-loka-of all planets and the demigods thereof; maha-isvaram-the Supreme Lord; su-hrdam-the benefactor; sarva-of all; bhutanam-the living entities; jnatva-thus knowing; mam-Me (Lord Krishna); santim-relief from material pangs; rcchati-one achieves.
A person in full consciousness of Me, knowing Me to be the ultimate beneficiary of all sacrifices and austerities, the Supreme Lord of all planets and demigods, and the benefactor and well-wisher of all living entities, attains peace from the pangs of material miseries.