BG 11.36: diśo or diśaḥ ?


first it's written in the verse as "diśo" and then under "SYNONYMS" heading it's written as "diśaḥ". What's the correct pronunciation: I've heard it being pronounced both ways; But anyone please tell me that how it was pronounced by Arjuna?

Also anyone please tell me that if the verse (11.36) is repeatedly chanted as a mantra then whether the arjuna/arjunaḥ uvāca part be chanted along?

If anyone interested in knowing that why I'm asking then a reason is because I read these: (but I think if not interested then these links can be safely ignored)

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  • E-Counselor

    This "diso" is some thing in poetical term. In Sanskrit grammer, there is a rule called "Sandhi bichhed". So, when you separate the words--diso dravanti, you will get disah + dravanti.

    For further explanation, you should learn grammatical rule for Sandhi in Sanskrit.

    Not necessarily to chant the sloka along with the person who speaks--Arjuna Uvaca.

    Thank you,

    Hare Krishna!

    • Thank you. This verse 11.36 on

      is being spoken as diśah I think.

      So can you please tell if that means it's being spoken incorrectly on that website?

      Bhagavad-Gita: Chapter 11, Verse 36
      • E-Counselor

        I don't see "disah" is being used in the verse both in the Bhagavad-Gita as It is By Bhaktivedanta Swami or in this website. Only it is used in " Word to Word" meaning when it is analyzed. So, nothing is wrong.

        Thank you,

        • I think:

          If you press the play button near the center of the webpage, under the Sanskrit verse, on:

          then it's being spoken as diśah.

          Here's the direct link of the audio file the website is using:

          Can you please open this second link and play it?

          Bhagavad-Gita: Chapter 11, Verse 36
          • E-Counselor

            Yes, I heard. She pronounced wrongly while reciting the verse. 

            We should not hear such recitation from a non-devotee or a professional singer. Srilla Prabhupada gives example that the milk touched by the tongue of a snake has a poison effect. 

            Lord Caitanya instructed, "mayavadi bhasya sunile, haya sarva nasa"

            If you hear from the mouth of a Mayavadi, you will be doomed!

            Again, if you read Srimad Bhagavatam, you will find that how one mispronounced the mantra while doing sacrifice, got a sever bad effect.

            So, be careful.

            Thank you,

            Hare Krishna!

            • Thanks a lot for helping me :)

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