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Verse : लोकेऽस्मिन्द्विविधा निष्ठा पुरा प्रोक्ता मयानघ । ज्ञानयोगेन साङ्‍ख्यानां कर्मयोगेन योगिनाम् ॥ ३-३ ॥

Transliterated : loke'smindvivida nistha pura prakta mayanagha। jnanayogena sannkhyanam karmayogena yoginam ॥ 3-3 ॥

Word by word : anagha - Oh! One without Paapa; asmin - in this; loke - world; dvividha - two-fold; nistha - committed life-styles; pura - in the beginning; mayā - by me; proktā - was told; jñānayogena - in the form of the pursuit of knowledge; sāṅ‍khyānāṁ - for the renunciates; karmayogena - in the form of the pusuit of action; yoginam - for those who pursue activity

Swami Dayanand : Oh! One without Paapa, the two-fold committed life-style in this world, was told by Me in the beginning - the pursuit of knowledge for the renunciates and the pursuit of action for those who pursue activity.

** : Ballad Divine

1 : Krishna: O, Arjuna, blameless-one,

2 : I spoke on a twofold path under one hood

3 : Both paths promise the good forthright

4 : In Samkhya with contemplation pursued

5 : In Yoga of work achieve the action right

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