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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 11 Verse 28

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 11 श्लोक 28

यथा नदीनां बहवोऽम्बुवेगाः
समुद्रमेवाभिमुखाः द्रवन्ति।
तथा तवामी नरलोकवीरा
विशन्ति वक्त्राण्यभिविज्वलन्ति।।11.28।।

English Translation - Swami Gambirananda

11.28 As the numerous currents of the waters of rivers rush towards the sea alone so also do those heroes of the human world enter into Your blazing mouths.

English Translation - Swami Sivananda

11.28 Verily, just as many torrents of rivers flow towards the ocean, even so these heroes in the world of men enter Thy flaming mouths.

English Translation - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

11.28. Just as many water-rapids of the rivers race heading towards the ocean alone, in the same manner these heroes of the world of men do enter into Your mouths flaming all around.

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 11.28

Yathaa nadeenaam bahavo’mbuvegaahSamudramevaabhimukhaah dravanti; Tathaa tavaamee naralokaveeraahVishanti vaktraanyabhivijwalanti.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 11.28

yathā—as; nadīnām—of the rivers; bahavaḥ—many; ambu-vegāḥ—water waves; samudram—the ocean; eva—indeed; abhimukhāḥ—toward; dravanti—flowing rapidly; tathā—similarly; tava—your; amī—these; nara-loka-vīrāḥ—kings of human society; viśhanti—enter; vaktrāṇi—mouths; abhivijvalanti—blazing; yathā—as; pradīptam—blazing; jvalanam—fire; pataṅgāḥ—moths; viśhanti—enter; nāśhāya—to be perished; samṛiddha vegāḥ—with great speed; tathā eva—similarly; nāśhāya—to be perished; viśhanti—enter; lokāḥ—these people; tava—your; api—also; vaktrāṇi—mouths; samṛiddha-vegāḥ—with great speed