Chapter 2. Yoga of Wisdom: Verse 18

Sanskrit Verse


अन्तवन्त इमे देहा नित्यस्योक्ता: शरीरिण: |
अनाशिनोऽप्रमेयस्य तस्माद्युध्यस्व भारत ||

Transliteration


Antavanta ime dehaa nityasyoktaah shareerinah
anaashino-aprameyasya tasmaad-yudhyasva bhaarata

English Translation


Only the material body is perishable, the embodied soul is indestructible, immeasurable; with that knowledge fight O Arjuna.

Commentary & Explanation


Topics:Lord Krishna Soul Material Body

Glossary

AntavantahHaving an end; anta=end
ImeAll these; these
DehaahBodies
NityasyaEternal, everlasting
UktaahIt is said
ShareerinahEmbodied
AnaashinahIndestructible
AprameyasyaImmeasurable
TasmaatTherefore
YudhyasvaFight
BhaarataO descendant of Bharata (Arjuna)