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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 8 Verse 13

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 8 श्लोक 13

ओमित्येकाक्षरं ब्रह्म व्याहरन्मामनुस्मरन्।
यः प्रयाति त्यजन्देहं स याति परमां गतिम्।।8.13।।

English Translation - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

8.13. Reciting the single-syllabled Om, the very Brahman; meditating on Me; whosoever travels well, casting away [his] body-surely he attains My State.

English Translation of Commentary - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

8.13 See Comment under 8.14

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 8.13

Omityekaaksharam brahma vyaaharan maamanusmaran; Yah prayaati tyajan deham sa yaati paramaam gatim.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 8.13

om—sacred syllable representing the formless aspect of God; iti—thus; eka-akṣharam—one syllabled; brahma—the Absolute Truth; vyāharan—chanting; mām—Me (Shree Krishna); anusmaran—remembering; yaḥ—who; prayāti—departs; tyajan—quitting; deham—the body; saḥ—he; yāti—attains; paramām—the supreme; gatim—goal