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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 27

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 2 श्लोक 27

जातस्य हि ध्रुवो मृत्युर्ध्रुवं जन्म मृतस्य च।
तस्मादपरिहार्येऽर्थे न त्वं शोचितुमर्हसि।।2.27।।

English Translation - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

2.27. Death is certain indeed for what is born; and birth is certain for what is dead. Therefore you should not lament over a thing that is unavoidable.

English Translation of Commentary - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

2.27 Jatasya etc. Destruction comes after birth, and after the destruction comes birth. Thus, this series of birth-and-death is like a circle. Hence to what extent is this to be lamented for ? Furthermore-

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 2.27

Jaatasya hi dhruvo mrityur dhruvam janma mritasya cha; Tasmaad aparihaarye’rthe na twam shochitum arhasi.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 2.27

jātasya—for one who has been born; hi—for; dhruvaḥ—certain; mṛityuḥ—death; dhruvam—certain; janma—birth; mṛitasya—for the dead; cha—and; tasmāt—therefore; aparihārye arthe—in this inevitable situation; na—not; tvam—you; śhochitum—lament; arhasi—befitting