Chapter 14 Verse 25

MaanaapmaanyoH, tulyaH, tulyaH, mitraaripakshyoH,
Sarvaarambhparityaagi, gunaateetH, saH, uchyate ||25||

Translation: (MaanaapmaanyoH) who in honour and dishonour (tulyaH) is balanced (mitraaripakshauH) also towards a friend and a foe (tulyaH) same and (sarvaarambhparityaagi) who renounces all endeavours to benefit someone out of love and cause damage to someone out of hatred (saH) that devotee (gunaateetH) beyond the gunas i.e. [is not affected by the invisible power of the three gods (Rajgun-Brahma, Satgun-Vishnu and Tamgun-Shiv ji)] (uchyate) is said to be. (25)

Translation

He who is balanced in honour and dishonour, is equal to a friend and a foe, and who renounces all endeavours to benefit someone out of love and cause damage to someone out of hatred, that devotee is said to have transcended the gunas i.e. he is not affected by the invisible power of the three gods (Rajgun-Brahma, Satgun-Vishnu and Tamgun-Shiv ji).


मानापमानयोः, तुल्यः, तुल्यः, मित्रारिपक्षयोः,
सर्वारम्भपरित्यागी, गुणातीतः, सः, उच्यते।।25।।

अनुवाद: (मानापमानयोः) जो मान और अपमानमें (तुल्यः) सम है (मित्रारिपक्षयोः) मित्रा और वैरीके पक्षमें भी (तुल्यः) सम है एवं (सर्वारम्भपरित्यागी)राग वश किसी का लाभ करने वाले तथा द्वेष वश किसी को हानि करने वाले सम्पूर्ण आरम्भों का त्यागी है (सः) वह भक्त (गुणातीतः) तीनों भगवानों (रजगुण ब्रह्मा, सतगुण विष्णु तथा तम् गुण शिव जी की निराकार शक्ति से प्रभावित नहीं होता वह) गुणातीत (उच्यते) कहा जाता है। (25)

Sat Bhakti Sandesh