ISKCON OF BERGEN COUNTY

in New Jersey

4.37
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yathaidhāṁsi samiddho ’gnir
bhasma-sāt kurute ’rjuna
jñānāgniḥ sarva-karmāṇi
bhasma-sāt kurute tathā

yathā — just as; edhāṁsi — firewood; samiddhaḥ — blazing; agniḥ — fire; bhasma-sāt — ashes; kurute — turns; arjuna — O Arjuna; jñāna-agniḥ — the fire of knowledge; sarva-karmāṇi — all reactions to material activities; bhasma-sāt — to ashes; kurute — it turns; tathā — similarly.

As a blazing fire turns firewood to ashes, O Arjuna, so does the fire of knowledge burn to ashes all reactions to material activities.

Synonyms

Translation

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यथैधांसि समिद्धोऽग्न‍िर्भस्मसात्कुरुतेऽर्जुन ।
ज्ञानाग्न‍िः सर्वकर्माणि भस्मसात्कुरुते तथा ॥ ३७ ॥