Bhagavad Gita Chapter 18 Verse 42

Gita 18.42

शमः, दमः, तपः, शौचम्, क्षान्तिः, आर्जवम्, एव, च,
ज्ञानम्, विज्ञानम्, आस्तिक्यम्, ब्रह्मकर्म, स्वभावजम्।।42।।


Gita 18.42

ShamH, damH, tapH, shaucham’, kshaantiH, aarjavam’, ev, ch,
Gyaanm’, vigyaanm’, aastikyam’, brahmkarm, swabhaavjam’ ||42||

Translation: (ShamH) free from untouchability and accepting joy-sorrow as God’s grace (damH) to repress senses (tapH) to bear hardships for conforming to the religious rules (shaucham’) to remain pure internally and externally i.e. to be free from deceit (kshaantiH) to forgive offences of others (aarjavam’) to keep mind, senses and body simple (aastikyam’) to remain devoted to the Supreme God and His Satlok by doing scripture-based bhakti (gyaanm’) God’s bhakti is very important, otherwise, a human life is useless, this sort of simple knowledge and who is Purna Parmatma, what is He like, what is the method of attaining Him, this kind of knowledge (ch) and (vigyaanm’) knowing the Tatvgyan of Parmatma and explaining scripture-based sadhna to the other three varnas/castes (ev) only (brahmkarm) are the actions of a Brahmin knowing the obligation in relation to Brahm, which (swabhaavjam’) are born of nature because these are natural actions of a devotee in relation to attainment of God. (42)

Translation: Free from untouchability and accepting joy-sorrow as God’s grace, to repress senses, to bear hardships for conforming to the religious rules, to remain pure internally and externally i.e. to be free from deceit, to forgive offences of others, to keep mind, senses and body simple, to remain devoted to the Supreme God and His Satlok by doing scripture-based bhakti, God’s bhakti is very important, otherwise, a human life is useless – this sort of simple knowledge and who is Purna Parmatma, what is He like, what is the method of attaining Him, this kind of knowledge, and knowing the Tatvgyan of Parmatma and explaining scripture-based sadhna to the other three varnas (castes) only are the actions of a Brahmin knowing his duty in relation to Brahm, which are born of nature because these are natural actions of a devotee in relation to attainment of God.