Verse of the Day

Chapter 16, Verse 18

अहङ्कारं बलं दर्पं कामं क्रोधं च संश्रिता: | मामात्मपरदेहेषु प्रद्विषन्तोऽभ्यसूयका: ॥18॥

Transliteration

ahankāraṁ balaṁ darpaṁ kāmaṁ krodhaṁ cha sanśhritāḥ mām ātma-para-deheṣhu pradviṣhanto ’bhyasūyakāḥ

Word Meanings

ahankāram—egotism; balam—strength; darpam—arrogance; kāmam—desire; krodham—anger; cha—and; sanśhritāḥ—covered by; mām—me; ātma-para-deheṣhu—within one’s own and bodies of others; pradviṣhantaḥ—abuse; abhyasūyakāḥ—the demoniac

Translation

Resorting to egotism, power, arrogance, passion and anger, hating Me in their own and others' bodies, (they become) envious by nature.