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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 11 Verse 47

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 11 श्लोक 47

श्री भगवानुवाच
मया प्रसन्नेन तवार्जुनेदं
रूपं परं दर्शितमात्मयोगात्।
तेजोमयं विश्वमनन्तमाद्यं
यन्मे त्वदन्येन न दृष्टपूर्वम्।।11.47।।

English Translation - Swami Sivananda

11.47 The Blessed Lord said O Arjuna, this Cosmic Form has graciously been shown to thee by Me by My own Yogic power; full of splendour, primeval, and infinite, this Cosmic Form of Mine has never been seen before by anyone other than thyself.

English Translation of Sanskrit Commentary By Sri Shankaracharya's

11.47 Prasannena, out of grace-grace means the intention of favouring you; O Arjuna, idam, this; param, supreme; tejomayam, abundantly radiant; visvam, Cosmic, all-comprehensive; anantam, infinite, limitless; adyam, primeval-that which existed in the beginning; rupam, form, the Cosmic form; yat which form; me, of Mine; na drsta-purvam, has not been seen before; tvat-anyena, by anyone other than you; daristam, has been shown; tava, to you; maya, by Me-who am racious, being possessed of that (intention of favouring you); atma-yogat, through the power of My own Yoga, through the power of My own Godhood. You have certainly got all your ends accomplished by the vision of the form of Mine who am the Self [The word atmanah (who am the Self) does not occur in some editions.-Tr.] . Saying so, He eulogizes that (vision):

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 11.47

Sri Bhagavaan Uvaacha: Mayaa prasannena tavaarjunedamRoopam param darshitamaatmayogaat; Tejomayam vishwamanantamaadyamYanme twadanyena na drishtapoorvam.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 11.47

śhrī-bhagavān uvācha—the Blessed Lord said; mayā—by me; prasannena—being pleased; tava—with you; arjuna—Arjun; idam—this; rūpam—form; param—divine; darśhitam—shown; ātma-yogāt—by my Yogmaya power; tejaḥ-mayam—resplendent; viśhwam—cosmic; anantam—unlimited; ādyam—primeval; yat—which; me—my; tvat anyena—other than you; na dṛiṣhṭa-pūrvam—no one has ever seen