स्मरन्ति च ॥ ४७ ॥
smaranti ca || 47 ||
smaranti—The smritis state; ca—and.
47. The Smritis also state (that).
“Of the two, the Supreme Self is said to be eternal and devoid of qualities. It is not touched by the fruits of actions any more than a lotus leaf is by water. . . Smriti texts like this declare that the Supreme Lord does not experience pleasure and pain. The Srutis too do the same.