ISKCON OF BERGEN COUNTY

in New Jersey

18.15
00:00 / 01:04

śarīra-vāṅ-manobhir yat
karma prārabhate naraḥ
nyāyyaṁ vā viparītaṁ vā
pañcaite tasya hetavaḥ

śarīra — by the body; vāk — speech; manobhiḥ — and mind; yat — which; karma — work; prārabhate — begins; naraḥ — a person; nyāyyam — right; vā — or; viparītam — the opposite; vā — or; pañca — five; ete — all these; tasya — its; hetavaḥ — causes.

Whatever right or wrong action a man performs by body, mind or speech is caused by these five factors.

Synonyms

Translation

. . .

शरीरवाङ्‍मनोभिर्यत्कर्म प्रारभते नर: ।
न्याय्यं वा विपरीतं वा पञ्चैते तस्य हेतव: ॥ १५ ॥