|Chapter 2: Contents of the Gita Summarized|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Bhagavad-gita As It Is 2.36
avacya-vadams ca bahun
nindantas tava samarthyam
tato duhkhataram nu kim
avacya -- unkind; vadan -- fabricated words; ca -- also; bahun -- many; vadishyanti -- will say; tava -- your; ahitah -- enemies; nindantah -- while vilifying; tava -- your; samarthyam -- ability; tatah -- than that; duhkha-taram -- more painful; nu -- of course; kim -- what is there.
Your enemies will describe you in many unkind words and scorn your ability. What could be more painful for you?
Lord Krishna was astonished in the beginning at Arjuna's uncalled-for plea for compassion, and He described his compassion as befitting the non-Aryans. Now in so many words, He has proved His statements against Arjuna's so-called compassion.
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His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, Founder Acarya of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness