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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 23

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 2 श्लोक 23

नैनं छिन्दन्ति शस्त्राणि नैनं दहति पावकः।
न चैनं क्लेदयन्त्यापो न शोषयति मारुतः।।2.23।।

English Translation - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

2.23. Weapons do not cut This; fire does not burn This; water does not (make) This wet; and the wind does not make This dry.

English Translation of Commentary - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

2.23 See Comment under 2.25

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 2.23

Nainam cchindanti shastraani nainam dahati paavakah; Na chainam kledayantyaapo na shoshayati maarutah.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 2.23

na—not; enam—this soul; chhindanti—shred; śhastrāṇi—weapons; na—nor; enam—this soul; dahati—burns; pāvakaḥ—fire; na—not; cha—and; enam—this soul; kledayanti—moisten; āpaḥ—water; na—nor; śhoṣhayati—dry; mārutaḥ—wind