Chapter 4 Verse 2

Evam, paramparaapraaptam, imm, rajarshyaH, viduH,
SaH, kaalen, ih, mehta, yogH, nashtH, parantap ||2||

Translation: (Parantap) Oh Parantap Arjun! (evam) this is how (paramparaapraaptam) handed down in regular succession (imm) this way of bhakti (rajarshyaH) royal sages (viduH) learnt about, but thereafter (saH) that (yogH) yog i.e. way of bhakti (mehta) a long (kaalen) time (ih) in this Prithvi lok/world (nashtH) became lost. (2)

Translation

Oh Parantap Arjun! This is how the royal sages learnt about this way of bhakti handed down in regular succession. But thereafter that yog i.e. way of bhakti due to long lapse of time became lost in this world.


एवम्, परम्पराप्राप्तम्, इमम्, राजर्षयः, विदुः,
सः, कालेन, इह, महता, योगः, नष्टः, परन्तप।।2।।

अनुवाद: (परन्तप) हे परन्तप अर्जुन! (एवम्) इस प्रकार (परम्पराप्राप्तम्) परम्परासे प्राप्त (इमम्) इस भक्ति मार्ग को (राजर्षयः) राजर्षियोंने (विदुः) जाना किंतु उसके बाद (सः) वह (योगः) योग अर्थात् भक्ति मार्ग (महता) बहुत (कालेन) समय से (इह) इस पृथ्वीलोकमें (नष्टः) समाप्त हो गया।।2।।

Bhagavad Gita Chapter 4 Verse 2