Chapter 2. Yoga of Wisdom: Verse 34

Sanskrit Verse


अकीर्तिं चापि भूतानि
कथयिष्यन्ति तेऽव्ययाम् |
सम्भावितस्य चाकीर्ति
र्मरणादतिरिच्यते ||

Transliteration


Akeertim chaapi bhootaani
kathayishyanti te-avyayaam
sambhaavitasya chaakeertir
maranaad-atirichyate

English Translation


People will forever talk of your dishonor, for a man of honor infamy is bigger than death

Commentary & Explanation


Topics:Lord Krishna Death Kshatriya War Honor

Glossary

AkeertimInfamy; dishonor
ChaAnd
ApiAlso
BhootaaniAll people; beings
KathayishyantiRecount; will speak
TeYour
AvyayaamForever; unceasingly
SambhaavitasyaOf Honorable men, reputed men
ChaAlso
AkeertihInfamy
MaranaatThan death
AtirichyateExceeds; is greater; more than