Bhagavad Gita Chapter 3, Shlok 14

annād bhavanti bhūtāni parjanyād anna-sambhavaḥ
yajñād bhavati parjanyo yajñaḥ karma-samudbhavaḥ

 All living beings subsist on food, and food is produced by rains. Rains come from the performance of sacrifice, and sacrifice is produced by the performance of prescribed duties.

Word by Word Meaning:

annāt - from food
bhavanti - subsist
bhūtāni - living beings
parjanyāt - from rains
anna - of food grains
sambhavaḥ - production
yajñāt - from the performance of sacrifice
bhavati - becomes possible
parjanyaḥ - rain
yajñaḥ - performance of sacrifice
karma - prescribed duties
samudbhavaḥ - born of


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