Chapter 2. Yoga of Wisdom: Verse 23

Sanskrit Verse


नैनं छिन्दन्ति शस्त्राणि नैनं दहति पावक: |
न चैनं क्लेदयन्त्यापो न शोषयति मारुत: ||

Transliteration


Nainam chhindanti shastraani nainam dahati paavakah
na chainam kledayantyaapo na shoshayati maarutah

English Translation


Weapon cannot cut the soul, fire cannot burn it, water cannot wet it, nor can wind wither it.

Commentary & Explanation


Topics:Lord Krishna Soul Immortality Weapon Fire Wind Water

Glossary

NaNot
EnamThis (self)
ChhindantiCut into pieces; shred
ShastraaniWeapons
NaNor
EnamThis
DahatiBurns
PaavakahFire
NaNot
ChaAlso
EnamThis
KledayantiWet; moisten
AapahWater
NaNot
ShoshayatiDry
MaarutahWind