Chapter 2. Yoga of Wisdom: Verse 16

Sanskrit Verse


नासतो विद्यते भावो नाभावो विद्यते सत: |
उभयोरपि दृष्टोऽन्तस्त्वनयोस्तत्वदर्शिभि: ||

Transliteration


Naasato vidyate bhaavo naabhaavo vidyate satah
ubhayorapi drishro-anta-stvanayos-tattva-darshibhih

English Translation


Of the unreal there is no existence, of the real there is no nonexistence. The finality of both is realized by the wise men.

Commentary & Explanation


Topics:Lord Krishna Wise Men Existence Realization Seer

Glossary

NaNever; no; not
AsatahOf the unreal; nonexistent
VidyateIs;there is
BhaavahBeing; is
NaNot
AbhaavahNon-being; cessation
SatahOf the real; of the eternal
UbhayohOf the two
ApiVerily; also
DrishtahSeen; observed
AntahFinality; conclusion
TuVerily; indeed
AnayohOf these
TattvaThe truth
DarshibhihBy the seers; knowers