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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 11 Verse 2

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 11 श्लोक 2

भवाप्ययौ हि भूतानां श्रुतौ विस्तरशो मया।
त्वत्तः कमलपत्राक्ष माहात्म्यमपि चाव्ययम्।।11.2।।

English Translation - Swami Sivananda

11.2 The origin and the destruction of beings verily have been heard by me in detail from Thee, O lotus-eyed Lord, and also Thy inexhaustible greatness.

English Commentary - Swami Sivananda

11.2 भवाप्ययौ the origin and the dissolution? हि indeed? भूतानाम् of beings? श्रुतौ hav been heard? विस्तरशः in detail? मया by me? त्वत्तः from Thee? कमलपत्राक्ष O lotuseyed? माहात्म्यम् greatness? अपि also? च and? अव्ययम् inexhaustible.Commentary Kamalapatraksha Lotuseyed or having eyes like lotuspetals. Kamalapatra also means knowledge of the Self. He who can be obtained by knowledge of the Self is Kamalapatraksha.

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 11.2

Bhavaapyayau hi bhootaanaam shrutau vistarasho mayaa; Twattah kamalapatraaksha maahaatmyamapi chaavyayam.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 11.2

bhava—appearance; apyayau—disappearance; hi—indeed; bhūtānām—of all living beings; śhrutau—have heard; vistaraśhaḥ—in detail; mayā—by me; tvattaḥ—from you; kamala-patra-akṣha—lotus-eyed one; māhātmyam—greatness; api—also; cha—and; avyayam—eternal