Qualities of saintly persons – 4

Here are five more saintly qualities mentioned by Lord Krishna to Arjuna in Srimad Bhagavad Gita.

(Twenty six such qualities are mentioned in the first 3 verses of Chapter 16.)

6. Performance of sacrifice

7. Study of Vedic scriptures

8. Austerity

9. Simplicity

10. Non violence

 

Here are the first two verses in Samskritam:

BGchap16_1_2

 

Transliteration:

śrībhagavān uvāca
abhayaḿ sattva-saḿśuddhir
jñānayogavyavasthitih
dānaḿ damaś ca yajñaś ca
svādhyāyas tapa ārjavam
ahiḿsā satyam akrodhas
tyāgah śāntir apaiśunam
dayā bhūteshv aloluptvaḿ
mārdavaḿ hrīr acāpalam

 

(The above was taken from sites on the Internet.)

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