Chapter 2. Yoga of Wisdom: Verse 13

Sanskrit Verse


देहिनोऽस्मिन्यथा देहे कौमारं यौवनं जरा |
तथा देहान्तरप्राप्तिर्धीरस्तत्र न मुह्यति ||

Transliteration


Dehino-asmin-yathaa dehe kaumaaram yauvanam jaraa
tathaa dehaantara-praaptir-dheeras-tatra na muhyati

English Translation


Just as the embodied soul passes through Childhood, youth and old age; similarly the soul attains another body at the time of death, wise are not deluded by this.

Commentary & Explanation


Topics:Lord Krishna Wise Men Soul Youth Old Age Childhood Reincarnation Symbolism

Glossary

DehinahOf the embodied(soul)
AsminIn this
YathaAs
DeheIn the body
KaumaaramBoyhood; childhood
YauvanamYouth
JaraOld age; oldness
TathaLike that; similarly; so
DehaBody
AntaraTransfer
PraaptiAttainment; achievement
DheerahUnaffected; sober; wise; courageous
TatraThereupon; thereat
NaNot
MuhyatiDeluded; bewildered