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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 9 Verse 8

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 9 श्लोक 8

प्रकृतिं स्वामवष्टभ्य विसृजामि पुनः पुनः।
भूतग्राममिमं कृत्स्नमवशं प्रकृतेर्वशात्।।9.8।।

English Translation - Swami Gambirananda

9.8 Keeping My own prakrti under control, I project forth again and again the whole of this multitude of beings which are powerless owing to the influence of (their own) nature.

English Translation - Swami Sivananda

9.8 Animating My Nature, I again and again send forth all this multitude of beings, helpless by the force of the Nature.

English Translation - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

9.8. Taking hold of My own nature I send forth again and again this entire host of beings, which is powerless under the control of [My] nature.

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 9.8

Prakritim swaamavashtabhya visrijaami punah punah; Bhootagraamamimam kritsnamavasham prakritervashaat.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 9.8

sarva-bhūtāni—all living beings; kaunteya—Arjun, the son of Kunti; prakṛitim—primordial material energy; yānti—merge; māmikām—My; kalpa-kṣhaye—at the end of a kalpa; punaḥ—again; tāni—them; kalpa-ādau—at the beginning of a kalpa; visṛijāmi—manifest; aham—I; prakṛitim—the material energy; svām—My own; avaṣhṭabhya—presiding over; visṛijāmi—generate; punaḥ punaḥ—again and again; bhūta-grāmam—myriad forms; imam—these; kṛitsnam—all; avaśham—beyond their control; prakṛiteḥ—nature; vaśhāt—force