Bhagavat Gita Chapter 2 Verse 22

(BG-CH-02-V-22) Shrimad Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse (Shloka) 22


Verse (Shloka)

वासांसि जीर्णानि यथा विहाय नवानि गृह्णाति नरोऽपराणि।
तथा शरीराणि विहाय जीर्णान्यन्यानि संयाति नवानि देही ॥२- २२॥

Transliteration-

Vāsānsi jīrṇāni yathā vihāya navāni gr̥hṇāti narō̕parāṇi
Tathā śarīrāṇi vihāya jīrṇān'yan'yāni sanyāti navāni dēhī #2- 22

Synonyms

vasamsi--garments; jirnani--old and worn out; yatha--as it is; vihaya--giving up; navani--new garments; grhnati--does accept; narah--a man; aparani--other; tatha--in the same way; sarirani--bodies; vihaya--giving up; jirnani--old and useless; anyani--different; samyati--verily accepts; navani--new sets; dehi--the embodied

Meaning-

As a person puts on new garments, giving up old ones, the soul similarly accepts new material bodies, giving up the old and useless ones.