Shikshapatri : Scriptures

Gujarati English Swami Ni Vato Refs.

Verse 93
ane chaara veda tathaa vyaasasutra tathaa shreemadbhaagavata naame puraana tathaa mahaabhaaratane vishe to shree vishnusahastranaama. And the four Vedas, the Vyas-Sutra, the Shreemad Bhagavat Puran, the Shree Vishnu Sahasranaam in the Mahabharat,
Verse 94
tathaa shreebhagavadgeetaa tathaa vidurajeee kahelee je neeti tathaa skanda puraanano je vishnukhanda tene vishe rahyu evu je shreevaasudeva maahaatmya. The Bhagavad Gita, the Vidur Niti, Shree Vasudev Mahatmay in the Vishnu khand (section) of the Skand Puran,
Verse 95
ane dharmashaastranaa madhyamaa rahee evee je yaagnyavalkyarushinee smruti e je aatha sachchhaastra te amane ishta chhe. And the Yaagnavalkya Smruti which is at the center of the Dharma Scriptures - I have the highest esteem for these 8 holy scriptures.
Verse 96
ane potaanaa hitane ichchhataa evaa je amaaraa sarve shishya temane e aatha sachchhaastra je te saambhalavaa ane amaaraa aashrita je dvija temane e sachchhaastra je te bhanavaa ne bhanaavavaa tathaa emanee kathaa karavee. And all My disciples who wish to prosper should listen to these 8 holy scriptures, and dvij under My shelter should learn and teach these holy scriptures and read them to others.
Verse 97
ane te aatha sachchhaastramaathee aachaara, vyavahaara ane praayashchita e tranano je nirnaya karavo tene vishe to mitaaksharee teekaae yukta evee je yaagnyavalkyarushinee smruti tenu grahana karavu. And (methods of) conduct, social dealings, and repentance as prescribed in the Mitakshar (properly written) commentary of Yaagnavalkya's Smruti, among the 8 holy scriptures, should be accepted.
Verse 98
ane valee e aatha sachchhaastrane vishe je shreemadbhaagavata puraana tenaa dashama ne panchama naame je be skandha te je te shreekrushna bhagavananaa maahaatmya jaanavaane arthe sarvethee adhikapane jaanavaa. And also of the 8 holy scriptures, the Shreemad Bhagavat Puran's 10th and 5th skands (cantos) should be considered the best way to learn of Shree Krishna Bhagwan's glory.
Verse 99
ane dashamaskandha tathaa panchamaskandha tathaa yaagnyavalkyanee smruti e je trana te anukrame kareene amaaru bhaktishaastra yogashaastra ane dharmashaastra chhe kahetaa dashamaskandha te bhaktishaastra chhe ane panchamaskandha te yogashaastra chhe ane yaagnyavalkyanee smruti te dharmashaastra chhe ema jaanavu. And know that the 10th canto (of the Shreemad Bhagavat Puran) is the book on devotion, the 5th canto (of the Shreemad Bhagavat Puran) is the book on yoga (union with God), and Yaagnavaklya's Smruti is the book on dharma.
Verse 100
ane shreeraamaanujaachaarye karyu evu je vyaasasootranu shreebhaashya tathaa shreebhagavadgeetaanu bhaashya e je be te amaaru adhyaatmashaastra chhe em jaanavu. And know that the commentary on the Vyas-Sutra and the Bhagavad Gita by Shree Ramanujacharya is the center of My spirituality.
Verse 101
ane e sarve sachchhaastrane vishe je vachana te je te shreekrushna bhagavaananu svaroopa tathaa dharma tathaa bhakti tathaa vairaagya e chaaranaa atiutkarshapanaane kahetaa hoya. The reverent statements given in the 8 holy scriptures relating to Shree Krishna Bhagwan's svaroop, dharma, devotion, and vairaagya (detachment from worldly things).
Verse 102
te vachana je te beejaa vachana karataa pradhaanapane maanavaa ane shreekrushna bhagavaananee bhakti te je te dharme sahita ja karavee evee reete te sarve sachchhaastranu rahasya chhe. Those statements should be regarded more highly (than others) and the essence of all the holy scriptures is to perform Shree Krishna Bhagwan's devotion with dharma.
Verse 117
ane shreemad bhaagavata puraanano je dashama skandha te je te nityapratye aadara thakee saambhalavo athavaa varshovarsha ekavaara saambhalavo ane je pandita hoya temane nityapratye vaachavo athavaa varshovarsha ekavaara vaachavo. And respectfully listen to the 10th canto of the Shreemad Bhagavat Puran regularly or (at least) once a year. Learned persons should read it everyday, or (at least) once a year.
Verse 118
ane e je dashamaskandha tenu purashvarana je te punya sthaanakane vishe potaanaa saamarthya pramaane karavu, karaavavu ane valee vishnusahastranaama aadika je sachchhaastra tenu purashvarana pana potaanaa saamarthya pramaane karavu karaavavu, te purashvarana kevu chhe to potaanaa manavaanchhita phalane aape evu chhe. And either recite or have the 10th canto, and also other holy scriptures like the Vishnu Sahasranaam, recited at a holy place according to one's capacity. The recital is such that it gives fruits according to whatever is desired.
   



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