Top 10 Shlokas of Shrimad Bhagwat Gita

The Bhagavad Gita, also known as the “Song of the Lord”, is a sacred Hindu scripture considered one of the most important texts in Indian philosophy. The verses of the Bhagavad Gita are powerful because they contain wisdom and teachings that are relevant even today.

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They cover a wide range of topics including the nature of the self, the nature of God, and the path to enlightenment. Many believe that the shlokas contain deep spiritual truths that can help individuals better understand themselves and the world around them, and lead more fulfilling and meaningful lives.

Shlok №1

Sanskrit: कर्मण्येवाधिकारस्ते मा फलेषु कदाचन ।

Transliteration: “Karmanye vadikaraste ma phaleshu kadachana”

English: One should always do one’s work with full dedication and leave the results of the work to God!

Shlok no. 2

Sanskrit: अहं सर्वस्य प्रभवो मत्तः सर्वं प्रवर्तते ।

Transliteration: “Aham sarvasya prabhavo mattah sarvam pravartate”

English: Everything in this world is from Me (Lord), everything emanates from Me!

Shlok №3

Sanskrit: सर्वधर्मानपरित्यज्य मामेकं शरणं वर्ज!

Transliteration: “Sarva-dharman parityajya mam ekam saranam vraja”

English: Renounce all forms of religion and take refuge only in Me (the Lord) .

Shlok №4

Sanskrit: योगस्थ: कुरु कर्माणि सङ्गं त्यक्त्वा धनञ्जय |

Transliteration: “Yogastha kuru karmani sangam tyaktva dhananjaya”

English: Be firm in yoga, O Arjuna; Do your duty and give up all attachment to success or failure.

Shlok №5

Sanskrit: अहमात्मा गुडाकेश सर्वभूताशयस्थित: |

Transliteration: “Aham atma gudakesa sarva-bhutasaya-sthitah”

English : O Arjuna , I am the soul situated in the heart of all beings.

Shlok №6

Sanskrit: न जायते मृयते वा कदचि- न्णायं भूत्वा भविता वा न भूयः ।

Transliteration: “Na jayate mriyate va kadacin nayam bhutva bhavita va na bhuyah”

English : There was no time when neither I was nor you , nor were all these kings; Nor will there be any of us in the future!

Shlok №7

Sanskrit: मामुपेत्य पुनर्जन्म दु:खालयमशाश्वतम् |

Transliteration: “Mam upetya punar janma duhkhalayam asasvatam”

English: He who has taken refuge in Me, O son of Kunti, I am the source of all the spiritual and material worlds; Everything emanates from me!

Shlok №8

Sanskrit: मन्मना भव मद्भक्तो मद्याजी मां नमस्कुरु ।

Transliteration: “Manmana bhava mad-bhakto mad-yaji mam namaskuru”

English: Meditate on me, become my devotee, worship me, and offer your obeisances to me.

Shlok №9

Sanskrit: यदा यदा हि धर्मस्य ग्लानिर्भवति भारत!

Transliteration: “Yada yada hi dharmasya glanir bhavati bharata”

English: O descendant of Bharata, whenever there is a decline in religious conduct and a strong rise of unrighteousness, at that time I myself incarnate.

Shlok №10

Sanskrit: मा च योऽव्यभिचारेन भक्तियोगेन सेवते!

Transliteration: “Mam ca yo ‘vyabhicarena bhakti-yogena sevate”

English: One who is engaged in perfect devotional service, who does not fall under any circumstances, at once transcends the modes of material nature and thus rises to the platform of Brahman.

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