Chapter 2. Yoga of Wisdom: Verse 17

Sanskrit Verse


अविनाशि तु तद्विद्धि येन सर्वमिदं ततम् |
विनाशमव्ययस्यास्य न कश्चित्कर्तुमर्हति ||

Transliteration


Avinaashi tu tadviddhi yena sarvam idam tatam
vinaasham avyayasyaasya na kashchit kartum arhati

English Translation


Know that as imperishable which pervades everything. No one can bring about annihilation of this indestructible spirit.

Commentary & Explanation


Topics:Lord Krishna Existence Soul Spirit Immortality

Glossary

AvinaashiImperishable; indestructible
TuIndeed
TatThat
ViddhiKnow it
YenaBy whom
SarvamAll; entire
IdamThis
TatamIs pervaded; widespread
VinaashamDestruction
AvyayasyaOf the imperishable
AsyaOf it
NaNot
KashchitAnyone
KartumTo do
ArhatiIs able