Chapter 2. Yoga of Wisdom: Verse 27

Sanskrit Verse


जातस्य हि ध्रुवो मृत्युर्ध्रुवं जन्म मृतस्य च |
तस्मादपरिहार्येऽर्थे न त्वं शोचितुमर्हसि ||

Transliteration


Jaatasya hi dhruvo mrityur-dhruvam janma mritasya cha
tasmaad-aparihaarye-arthe na tvam shochitum-arhasi

English Translation


Death is certain for which is born, that which is dead must be born again. You should not lament about the unavoidable.

Commentary & Explanation


Topics:Lord Krishna Grief Reincarnation Happiness Death Birth Inevitable

Glossary

JaatasyaOf the born
HiCertainly
DhruvahDefinite
MrityuhDeath
DhruvamCertain
JanmaBirth
MritasyaOf the dead
ChaAlso
TasmaatTherefore
AparihaaryeUnavoidable
ArtheIn matter
NaNot
TvamYou
ShochitumGrieve; lament
ArhasiDeserving; should