Chapter 2. Yoga of Wisdom: Verse 28

Sanskrit Verse


अव्यक्तादीनि भूतानि व्यक्तमध्यानि भारत |
अव्यक्तनिधनान्येव तत्र का परिदेवना ||

Transliteration


Avyaktaadeeni bhootaani vyakta-madhyaani bhaarata
avyakta-nidhanaanyeva tatra kaa paridevanaa

English Translation


O Bharata(Arjuna), created beings are unmanifested in the beginning, manifest in the middle and again disappear in the end. What is there to lament.

Commentary & Explanation


Topics:Lord Krishna Grief Death Birth

Glossary

AvyaktaUnmanifested
AdeeniIn the beginning
BhootaaniBeings
VyaktaManifest
MadhyaaniIn the middle
BhaarataDescendant of Bharata (Arjuna)
AvyaktaUnmanifested
NidhanaaniIn the end; on death
EvaCertainly
TatraThus; therefore
ParidevanaaLamentation; grief