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अप्राप्य मां निवर्तन्ते मृत्युसंसारवर्त्मनि।।9.3।।


Sanskrit Commentary By Sri Ramanuja

।।9.3।।अस्य उपासनाख्यस्य धर्मस्य निरतिशयप्रियमद्विषयतया स्वयं निरतिशयप्रियरूपस्य परमनिःश्रेयसस्वरूपमत्प्राप्तिसाधनस्य अव्ययस्य उपादानयोग्यदशां प्राप्य अश्रद्दधानाः विश्वासपूर्वकत्वारारहिताः पुरुषाः माम् अप्राप्य मृत्युरूपे संसारवर्त्मनि नितरां वर्तन्ते। अहो महद् इदम् आश्चर्यम् इत्यर्थः।श्रृणु तावत् प्राप्यभूतस्य मम अचिन्त्यमहिमानम् --

English Translation of Ramanuja's Sanskrit Commentary By Swami Adidevananda

9.3 Some men who even after attaining the state fit for the practice of this Dharma which is called Upasana (worship) - which is immensely dear inasmuch as it has for its goal Myself who am incomparably dear, and which is the means for the attainment of Myself forming the supreme good that does not perish - may still 'lack faith' in it. Such persons who lack faith which reires eagerness for realization, will not attain Me but remain in the mortal pathway of Samsara. O how strange it is - this hindrance caused by evil Karma! Such is the meaning. [It means, that to declare that one has faith in a spiritual doctrine and yet to take no steps to put it into practice, is pure hypocrisy.] Listen then to the inconceivable glory of Myself, who am the goal tobe attained: