Clarification to Ref. check verse 7.22 Bhagavad Gita

Harry Spier harryspier at HOTMAIL.COM
Sun Mar 21 16:57:48 UTC 1999

I wrote:
>If anyone could tell me if the BORI critical edition 1947 reading for
>Bhagavad Gita verse 7.22 is "tasyA rAdhanam" or "tasyA ArAdhanam" I
>would greatly appreciate it.

!!!"tasyA ArAdhanam" should read "tasyArAdhanam"

>Belvalkar 1962 and The Mahabharata at Dr. J.D. Smith's web site  both
>read "tasyA rAdhanam". Belvalkar does not list "ArAdhanam" as a
>Dr. van Buitenen in "The Bhagavadgita in the Mahabharata", Col. Jacob's
>concordance, Apte's Practical Sanskrit Dictionary and the popular
>editions I checked including Dr. Radhakrishnan use "ArAdhanam".

>Sankaracharya's Bhasya in Warrier's edition from Ramakrishna Math
>paraphrases both i.e. "... rAdhanam ArAdhanam Ihate"
> From a private communication it appears the above needs some

In van Buitenen the entry is "tasyArAdhanam".  Apte's dictionary under
"ArAdhanam" has a reference to Bg. 7.22 (without an actual quote).  J.
G. Jacobs has "Bg. 7.22 tasyArAdhanam" under the entry "ArAdhan" and no
entry for "ArAdhanam".

Many apologies,

Harry Spier
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