The Bhagavad Gita

The Bhagavad Gita (c. 2nd century BCE – 2nd century CE)

“Because of the rise
of hatred and desire,
and the confusion
of dualities,
at birth, all beings
end up in delusion.”

  • This quote is from discourse/chapter 7, verse 27 of the Bhagavad Gita (a Hindu scripture included in book 6 of the epic poem, the Mahabharata). The translation used here is by Laurie L. Patton (Penguin Classic, 2014).

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