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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 3 Verse 24

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 3 श्लोक 24

उत्सीदेयुरिमे लोका न कुर्यां कर्म चेदहम्।
सङ्करस्य च कर्ता स्यामुपहन्यामिमाः प्रजाः।।3.24।।

English Translation - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

3.24. These worlds would perish if I were not to perform action; and I would be a cause of confusion; I would destroy these people.

English Translation of Commentary - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

3.24 See Comment under 3.25

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 3.24

Utseedeyur ime lokaa na kuryaam karma ched aham; Sankarasya cha kartaa syaam upahanyaam imaah prajaah.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 3.24

utsīdeyuḥ—would perish; ime—all these; lokāḥ—worlds; na—not; kuryām—I perform; karma—prescribed duties; chet—if; aham—I; sankarasya—of uncultured population; cha—and; kartā—responsible; syām—would be; upahanyām—would destroy; imāḥ—all these; prajāḥ—living entities