The Bhagavad Gita

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

“Death is fixed
for those
who are born,
and birth is fixed
for those who die;
since such an end
is certain,
you should not grieve.”

  • This quote is from discourse/chapter 2, 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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