Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2, Shlok 31

Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2, Shlok 31

swa-dharmam api chāvekṣhya na vikampitum arhasi
dharmyāddhi yuddhāch chhreyo ’nyat kṣhatriyasya na vidyate

Besides, considering your duty as a warrior, you should not waver. Indeed, for a warrior, there is no better engagement than fighting for upholding of righteousness.

Word by Word Meaning:

swa-dharmam - one’s duty in accordance with the Vedas
api - also
cha - and
avekṣhya - considering
na - not
vikampitum - to waver
arhasi - should
dharmyāt - for righteousness
hi - indeed
yuddhāt - than fighting
śhreyaḥ - better
anyat - another
kṣhatriyasya - of a warrior
na - not
vidyate - exists


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