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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 6 Verse 38

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 6 श्लोक 38

कच्चिन्नोभयविभ्रष्टश्छिन्नाभ्रमिव नश्यति।
अप्रतिष्ठो महाबाहो विमूढो ब्रह्मणः पथि।।6.38।।

English Translation - Swami Sivananda

6.38 Fallen from both, does he not perish like a rent cloud, supportless, O mighty-armed (Krishna), deluded on the path of Brahman?

English Commentary - Swami Sivananda

6.38 कच्चित् is it that न not? उभयविभ्रष्टः fallen from both? छिन्नाभ्रम् rent cloud? इव like? नश्यति perishes? अप्रतिष्ठः supportless? महाबाहो O mightyarmed? विमूढः deluded? ब्रह्मणः of Brahman? पथि in the path.Commentary Both the path of Karma or the path of ritualistic activity in accordance with the Karma Kanda of the Vedas on the one hand and the path of Yoga on the other.Path of Brahman the path by which Brahman can be reached or the way that leads to Brahman.The Yoga taught by the Lord here demands onepointed devotion to its practice. The aspirant turns away from the world and spurns heaven? too. Some people held that if he failed to attain the goal? he would have lost everything for nothing. Hence the estion.

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 6.38

Kacchinnobhayavibhrashtash cchinnaabhramiva nashyati; Apratishtho mahaabaaho vimoodho brahmanah pathi.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 6.38

kachchit—whether; na—not; ubhaya—both; vibhraṣhṭaḥ—deviated from; chhinna—broken; abhram—cloud; iva—like; naśhyati—perishes; apratiṣhṭhaḥ—without any support; mahā-bāho—mighty-armed Krishna; vimūḍhaḥ—bewildered; brahmaṇaḥ—of God-realization; pathi—one on the path