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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 4 Verse 40

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 4 श्लोक 40

अज्ञश्चाश्रद्दधानश्च संशयात्मा विनश्यति।
नायं लोकोऽस्ति न परो न सुखं संशयात्मनः।।4.40।।

English Translation - Swami Gambirananda

4.40 One who is ignorant and faithless, and has a doubting mind perishes. Neither this world nor the next nor happiness exists for one who has a doubting mind.

English Translation - Swami Sivananda

4.40 The ignorant the faithless, the doubting self goes to destruction; there is neither this world nor the other, nor happiness for the doubting.

English Translation - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

4.40. But he, who is ignorant and has no faith, perishes, with his self (mind) full of doubts. Neither this world nor the other, nor happiness is for a person, who is by nature is full of doubts.

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 4.40

Ajnashchaashraddhadhaanashcha samshayaatmaa vinashyati; Naayam loko’sti na paro na sukham samshayaatmanah.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 4.40

ajñaḥ—the ignorant; cha—and; aśhraddadhānaḥ—without faith; cha—and; sanśhaya—skeptical; ātmā—a person; vinaśhyati—falls down; na—never; ayam—in this; lokaḥ—world; asti—is; na—not; paraḥ—in the next; na—not; sukham—happiness; sanśhaya-ātmanaḥ—for the skeptical soul