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Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 11.19.33-35
ahiḿsā satyam asteyam
asańgo hrīr asañcayaḥ
āstikyaḿ brahmacaryaḿ ca
maunaḿ sthairyaḿ kṣamābhayam
śaucaḿ japas tapo homaḥ
ete yamāḥ sa-niyamā
ubhayor dvādaśa smṛtāḥ
puḿsām upāsitās tāta
yathā-kāmaḿ duhanti hi
śrī-bhagavān uvāca — the Supreme Personality of Godhead said; ahiḿsā — nonviolence; satyam — truthfulness; asteyam — never coveting or stealing the property of others; asańgaḥ — detachment; hrīḥ — humility; asañcayaḥ — being nonpossessive; āstikyam — trust in the principles of religion; brahmacaryam — celibacy; ca — also; maunam — silence; sthairyam — steadiness; kṣamā — forgiving; abhayam — fearless; śaucam — internal and external cleanliness; japaḥ — chanting the holy names of the Lord; tapaḥ — austerity; homaḥ — sacrifice; śraddhā — faith; ātithyam — hospitality; mat-arcanam — worship of Me; tīrtha-aṭanam — visiting holy places; para-artha-īha — acting and desiring for the Supreme; tuṣṭiḥ — satisfaction; ācārya-sevanam — serving the spiritual master; ete — these; yamāḥ — disciplinary principles; sa-niyamāḥ — along with secondary regular duties; ubhayoḥ — of each; dvādaśa — twelve; smṛtāḥ — are understood; puḿsām — by human beings; upāsitāḥ — being cultivated with devotion; tāta — My dear Uddhava; yathā-kāmam — according to one's desire; duhanti — they supply; hi — indeed.
The Supreme Personality of Godhead said: Nonviolence, truthfulness, not coveting or stealing the property of others, detachment, humility, freedom from possessiveness, trust in the principles of religion, celibacy, silence, steadiness, forgiveness and fearlessness are the twelve primary disciplinary principles. Internal cleanliness, external cleanliness, chanting the holy names of the Lord, austerity, sacrifice, faith, hospitality, worship of Me, visiting holy places, acting and desiring only for the supreme interest, satisfaction, and service to the spiritual master are the twelve elements of regular prescribed duties. These twenty-four elements bestow all desired benedictions upon those persons who devotedly cultivate them.
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