1. 16

    आब्रह्मभुवनाल्लोकाः पुनरावर्तिनोऽर्जुन । मामुपेत्य तु कौन्तेय पुनर्जन्म न विद्यते ॥ ८-१६॥

    O Arjuna, all the worlds together with the world of Brahma are subject to return. But, O kauntey, there is no rebirth after reaching Me.

  2. 17

    सहस्रयुगपर्यन्तमहर्यद् ब्रह्मणो विदुः । रात्रिं युगसहस्रान्तां तेऽहोरात्रविदो जनाः ॥ ८-१७॥

    Those people who know the day of Bramha which is of a duration of a thousand Yugas (ages) and the night which is also of a thousand Yugas duration, they know day and night.

  3. 18

    अव्यक्ताद् व्यक्तयः सर्वाः प्रभवन्त्यहरागमे । रात्र्यागमे प्रलीयन्ते तत्रैवाव्यक्तसंज्ञके ॥ ८-१८॥

    With the coming of day all manifested things emerge from the Unmanifest and when night comes they merge in that itself which is called the Unmanifested.

  4. 19

    भूतग्रामः स एवायं भूत्वा भूत्वा प्रलीयते । रात्र्यागमेऽवशः पार्थ प्रभवत्यहरागमे ॥ ८-१९॥

    This same multitude of beings, being born again and again, is dissolved, helplessly, O Partha (into the Unmanifested) at the coming of the night and comes forth at the coming of the day.

  5. 20

    परस्तस्मात्तु भावोऽन्योऽव्यक्तोऽव्यक्तात्सनातनः । यः स सर्वेषु भूतेषु नश्यत्सु न विनश्यति ॥ ८-२०॥

    But verily there exists, higher than this Unmanifested , another unmanifested Eternal, which is not destroyed when all beings are destroyed.