Chapter 2. Yoga of Wisdom: Verse 30

Sanskrit Verse


देही नित्यमवध्योऽयं देहे सर्वस्य भारत |
तस्मात्सर्वाणि भूतानि न त्वं शोचितुमर्हसि ||

Transliteration


Dehee nityam-avadhyo-ayam dehe sarvasya bhaarata
tasmaat-sarvaani bhootaani na tvam shochitum-arhasi

English Translation


O scion of Bharata(Arjuna), the indwelling self is eternal and can never be slain. Therefore grieve not for any creature.

Commentary & Explanation


Topics:Lord Krishna Soul Immortality Death

Glossary

DeheeThe indweller; the embodied
NityamEternally; always
AvadhyahUnkillable
AyamThis self
DeheIn the body
SarvasyaOf all
BhaarataScion of Bharata (Arjuna)
TasmaatTherefore
SarvaaniFor all
BhootaaniCreatures; that are born; living entities
NaNot
TvamYou
ShochitumLament; grieve; mourn
ArhasiDeserve