CHAPTER THREE EXAMPLES OF REVISED VERSES

Text 3 MAC72

The Blessed Lord said: O sinless Arjuna,

I have already explained that there are two classes of men

who realize the Self. Some are inclined to

understand Him by empirical, philosophical speculation, and

others are inclined to know Him by devotional work.

Text 3 BBT 2nd Edition

The Supreme Personality of Godhead said: O sinless Arjuna,

I have already explained that there are two classes of men

who try to realize the self. Some are inclined to

understand it by empirical, philosophical speculation, and

others by devotional service.

Text 5 MAC72

All men are forced to act helplessly according to the

impulses born of the modes of material nature;

therefore no one can refrain from doing something, not

even for a moment.

Text 5 BBT 2nd Edition

Everyone is forced to act helplessly according to the

qualities he has acquired from the modes of material nature;

therefore no one can refrain from doing something, not

even for a moment.

Text 7 MAC72

On the other hand, he who controls

the senses by the mind and engages his

active organs in works of devotion, without

attachment, is by far superior.

Text 7 BBT 2nd Edition

On the other hand, if a sincere person tries to

control the active senses by the mind and begins karma-

yoga [in Krsna consciousness] without

attachment, he is by far superior.

Text 16 MAC72

My dear Arjuna, a man who does not follow this

prescribed Vedic system of sacrifice

certainly leads a life of sin, for a

person delighting only in the senses

lives in vain.

Text 16 BBT 2nd Edition

My dear Arjuna, one who does not follow in human

life the cycle of sacrifice thus established by

the Vedas certainly leads a life full of sin. Living only

for the satisfaction of the senses, such a person

lives in vain.

Text 17 MAC72

One who is, however, taking pleasure in the self, who

is illumined in the self, who rejoices in

and is satisfied with the self only, fully satiated-for

him there is no duty.

Text 17 BBT 2nd Edition

But for one who takes pleasure in the self, whose

human life is one of self-realization,

and who is satisfied in the self only, fully satiated-for

him there is no duty.

Text 23 MAC72

For, if I did not engage in work, O Partha, certainly all men would follow

My path.

Text 23 BBT 2nd Edition

For if I ever failed to engage in carefully performing

prescribed duties, O Partha, certainly all men would follow

My path.

Text 30 MAC72

Therefore, O Arjuna, surrendering all your works unto Me,

with mind intent on Me, and without desire for gain

and free from egoism and

lethargy, fight.

Text 30 BBT 2nd Edition

Therefore, O Arjuna, surrendering all your works unto Me,

with full knowledge of Me, without desires for profit,

with no claims to proprietorship, and free from

lethargy, fight.

Text 34 MAC72

Attraction and repulsion for sense objects are

felt by embodied beings, but

one should not fall under the control of senses

and sense objects because they are stumbling

blocks on the path of self-realization.

Text 34 BBT 2nd Edition

There are principles to regulate attachment and

aversion pertaining to the senses and their

objects. One should not come under the control of such

attachment and aversion, because they are stumbling

blocks on the path of self-realization.

Text 39 MAC72

Thus, a man's pure consciousness is

covered by his eternal enemy in the form of lust, which is

never satisfied and which burns like fire.

Text 39 BBT 2nd Edition

Thus the wise living entity's pure consciousness becomes

covered by his eternal enemy in the form of lust, which is

never satisfied and which burns like fire.

Text 43 MAC72

Thus knowing oneself to be transcendental to material

senses, mind and intelligence, one

should control the lower self by the

higher self and thus-by

spiritual strength-conquer this insatiable enemy known as

lust.

Text 43 BBT 2nd Edition

Thus knowing oneself to be transcendental to the material

senses, mind and intelligence, O mighty-armed Arjuna, one

should steady the mind by deliberate spiritual

intelligence [Krsna consciousness] and thus-by

spiritual strength-conquer this insatiable enemy known as

lust.

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