Chapter 2. Yoga of Wisdom: Verse 42

Sanskrit Verse


यामिमां पुष्पितां वाचं प्रवदन्त्यविपश्चित: |
वेदवादरता: पार्थ नान्यदस्तीति वादिन: ||

Transliteration


Yaamimaam pushpitaam vaacham pravadanty-avipashchitah
veda-vaada-rataah paartha naanyad-asteeti vaadinah

English Translation


O Partha(Arjuna), the unwise take pleasure in flowery declarations on the words of the Vedas, in their ignorance they argue there is nothing else

Commentary & Explanation


Topics: Yoga Vedas Ignorance

Glossary

YaamWhich
ImaamThese
PushpitaamFlowery
VaachamSpeech; words
PravadantiUtter; speak
AvipashchitahUnwise; limited minds
VedaVedas
VaadaWords of
RataahPleasant; attachment to pleasures
PaarthaSon of Pritha(Arjuna)
NaNo
AnyatOther
AstiThere is
ItiThus
VaadinahArgue; say