TEXT 42
śamo damas tapaḥ śaucaṁ
kṣāntir ārjavam eva ca
jñānaṁ vijñānam āstikyaṁ
brahma-karma svabhāva-jam
SYNONYMS
śamaḥpeacefulness; damaḥself-control; tapaḥausterity; śaucampurity; kṣāntiḥtolerance; ārjavam—honesty; evacertainly; caand; jñānamwisdom; vijñānamknowledge; āstikyamreligiousness; brahma—of a brāhmaṇa; karmaduty; svabhāva-jamborn of his own nature.
TRANSLATION
Peacefulness, self-control, austerity, purity, tolerance, honesty, wisdom, knowledge, and religiousness-these are the qualities by which the brāhmaṇas work.

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