Verses from Srimad Bhagavad Gita – 2

Here are three verses from Chapter 2 of Srimad Bhagavad Gita. This is taken from Srila Prabhupada’s writings which is available here.

Note: Verses [19, 20, 21] are below. Verses [14, 15, 16, 17, 18] are here ; and verses [22, 23, 24] are here.


[19] Neither he who thinks the living entity the slayer nor he who thinks it slain is in knowledge, for the self slays not nor is slain.

[20] For the soul there is neither birth nor death at any time. He has not come into being, does not come into being, and will not come into being. He is unborn, eternal, ever-existing and primeval. He is not slain when the body is slain.

[21] O Pārtha, how can a person who knows that the soul is indestructible, eternal, unborn and immutable kill anyone or cause anyone to kill?


[19] ya enam vetti hantaram
yas cainam manyate hatam
ubhau tau na vijanito
nayam hanti na hanyate

[20] na jayate mriyate va kadacin
nayam bhutva bhavita va na bhuyah
ajo nityah sasvato ‘yam purano
na hanyate hanyamane sarire

[21] vedavinasinam nityam
ya enam ajam avyayam
katham sa purusah partha
kam ghatayati hanti kam








(The Sanskrit texts have been taken from the Internet. Thanks to Sharadh for asking for these verses to be included.)

4 Responses to Verses from Srimad Bhagavad Gita – 2

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  3. Sharadh says:

    Thanks for acknowledging me. But I do really little other than to inspire others.

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