Chapter 2. Yoga of Wisdom: Verse 12

Sanskrit Verse


न त्वेवाहं जातु नासं न त्वं नेमे जनाधिपा |
न चैव न भविष्याम: सर्वे वयमत: परम् ||

Transliteration


Na tvevaaham jaatu naasam na tvam neme janaadhipaah
na chaiva na bhavishyaamah sarve vayamatah param

English Translation


Certainly Never was there a time when I did not exist, or you didn't exist or these kings did not. Nor will thee be any time in the future when we shall not exist.

Commentary & Explanation


Topics:Time Existence Soul Eternity Consciousness

Glossary

NaNever; not
TuBut; however
EvaIndeed;certainly
AhamI
JaatuBecome;at any time
AsamExist; was
TvamYou; yourself
ImeThese; all these
Jana-adhipaKings; rulers of men(people)
ChaAlso
BhavishyaamahShall be; shall exist
SarveAll (of)
VayamWe; us
AtahFrom this time; from now
ParamAfter