Na vedayajnaadhyayanairna daanair
Na cha kriyaabhirna tapobhirugraih;
Evam roopah shakya aham nriloke
Drashtum twadanyena karupraveera.
48. Neither by the study of the
and sacrifices, nor by gifts, nor by rituals, nor by
severe austerities, can I be seen in this form in the world of men by any other than thyself, O great
hero of the Kurus (Arjuna)!