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Sadhana Pada

Sentence 22

kritartham pratinashtam apy anashtam tadanya sadharanatvat ||22||

कृतार्थं प्रतिनष्टंप्यनष्टं तदन्य साधारणत्वात् ॥२२॥

kṛtārthaṁ pratinaṣṭaṁ-apy-anaṣṭaṁ tadanya sādhāraṇatvāt ||22||

Once an object has fulfilled its purpose, it does not disappear but instead remains in existence as such for others; for the object is valid for all. ||22||


kṛṭa = completed
arthaṁ = purpose; sense; goal
prati = for
naṣṭam = destroyed; non-existent
apy = although
anaṣṭaṁ = not destroyed; existing; remaining in existence
tat = than that
anya = other; different
sādhāranatvāt = for it is universal; universality

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