Bhagavadgeeta Verse 2.21
वॆद अविनाशिनं नित्यं यः एनं अजं अव्ययम्
कथं सः पुरुषः पार्थ कं घातयति हंति कम् ॥ २.२१ ॥
ವೇದ ಅವಿನಾಶಿನಂ ನಿತ್ಯಂ ಯಃ ಏನಂ ಅಜಂ ಅವ್ಯಯಮ್
ಕಥಂ ಸಃ ಪುರುಷಃ ಪಾರ್ಥ ಕಂ ಘಾತಯತಿ ಹಂತಿ ಕಮ್ || ೨.೨೧ ||
vEda avinAshinaM nityaM yaH EnaM ajaM avyayam
kathaM saH puruShaH pArtha kaM ghAtayati haMti kam || 2.21 ||
One who knows that the soul is eternal, unborn, imperishable and indestructible, how can that person think of himself killing or causing another to kill or to be killed?
One who knows this imperishable, indestructible, unborn, unmodified Lord [as the absolute ruler], how can such a person think of himself becoming the destroyer of anything or causing any other to bring about destruction?