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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 13 Verse 20

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 13 श्लोक 20

प्रकृतिं पुरुषं चैव विद्ध्यनादी उभावपि।
विकारांश्च गुणांश्चैव विद्धि प्रकृतिसंभवान्।।13.20।।

English Translation - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

13.20. Both the Material Cause and the Soul too are beginningless, you should know this; you should also know that the modifications and Strands are born of the Material Cause.

English Translation of Commentary - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

13.20 See Comment under 13.23

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 13.20

Prakritim purusham chaiva viddhyaanaadee ubhaavapi; Vikaaraamshcha gunaamshchaiva viddhi prakritisambhavaan.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 13.20

prakṛitim—material nature; puruṣham—the individual souls; cha—and; eva—indeed; viddhi—know; anādī—beginningless; ubhau—both; api—and; vikārān—transformations (of the body); cha—also; guṇān—the three modes of nature; cha—and; eva—indeed; viddhi—know; prakṛiti—material energy; sambhavān—produced by