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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 10 Verse 30

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 10 श्लोक 30

प्रह्लादश्चास्मि दैत्यानां कालः कलयतामहम्।
मृगाणां च मृगेन्द्रोऽहं वैनतेयश्च पक्षिणाम्।।10.30।।

English Translation - Swami Sivananda

10.30 And, I am Prahlada among the demons, among the reckoners I am time; among beasts I am the lion, and Vainateya (Garuda) among birds.

English Commentary - Swami Sivananda

10.30 प्रह्लादः Prahlada? च and? अस्मि (I) am? दैत्यानाम् among demons? कालः time? कलयताम् among reckoners? अहम् I? मृगाणाम् among beasts? च and? मृगेन्द्रः lion? अहम् I? वैनतेयः son of Vinata (Garuda)? च and? पक्षिणाम् among birds.Commentary Prahlada? though he was the son of a demon (Hiranyakasipu)? was a great devotee of the Lord.

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 10.30

Prahlaadashchaasmi daityaanaam kaalah kalayataamaham; Mrigaanaam cha mrigendro’ham vainateyashcha pakshinaam.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 10.30

prahlādaḥ—Prahlad; cha—and; asmi—I am; daityānām—of the demons; kālaḥ—time; kalayatām—of all that controls; aham—I; mṛigāṇām—amongst animals; cha—and; mṛiga-indraḥ—the lion; aham—I; vainateyaḥ—Garud; cha—and; pakṣhiṇām—amongst birds