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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 4 Verse 13

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 4 श्लोक 13

चातुर्वर्ण्यं मया सृष्टं गुणकर्मविभागशः।
तस्य कर्तारमपि मां विद्ध्यकर्तारमव्ययम्।।4.13।।

English Translation - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

4.13. The four-fold caste-structure has been created by Me, according to the division of [their respective] alities and actions. Though I am the creator of this, know Me as a changeless non-creator.

English Translation of Commentary - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

4.13 See Comment under 4.14

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 4.13

Chaaturvarnyam mayaa srishtam gunakarma vibhaagashah; Tasya kartaaram api maam viddhyakartaaram avyayam.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 4.13

chātuḥ-varṇyam—the four categories of occupations; mayā—by me; sṛiṣhṭam—were created; guṇa—of quality; karma—and activities; vibhāgaśhaḥ—according to divisions; tasya—of that; kartāram—the creator; api—although; mām—me; viddhi—know; akartāram—non-doer; avyayam—unchangeable