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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 34

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 2 श्लोक 34

अकीर्तिं चापि भूतानि कथयिष्यन्ति तेऽव्ययाम्।
संभावितस्य चाकीर्तिर्मरणादतिरिच्यते।।2.34।।

English Translation - Swami Gambirananda

2.34 People also will speak of your unending infamy. And to an honoured person infamy is worse than death.

English Translation - Swami Sivananda

2.34 People, too, will recount thy everlasting dishonour; and to one who has been honoured, dishonour is worse than death.

English Translation - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

2.34. The creatures will speak of your endless ill-fame; and for the one who has been highly esteemed the illfame is worse than death.

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 2.34

Akeertim chaapi bhootaani kathayishyanti te’vyayaam; Sambhaavitasya chaakeertir maranaad atirichyate.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 2.34

akīrtim—infamy; cha—and; api—also; bhūtāni—people; kathayiṣhyanti—will speak; te—of your; avyayām—everlasting; sambhāvitasya—of a respectable person; cha—and; akīrtiḥ—infamy; maraṇāt—than death; atirichyate—is greater