Monthly Archives: December 2015

Understanding Gita – 42

Second episode/adhyaya – Sankhya yoga Shloka 62-64 TEXT 62 dhyāyato viṣayān puṁsaḥ saṅgas teṣūpajāyate saṅgāt sañjāyate kāmaḥ kāmāt krodho ‘bhijāyate SYNONYMS dhyayataḥ—while contemplating; viṣayān—sense objects; puṁsaḥ—of the person; saṅgaḥ—attachment; teṣu—in the sense objects; upajāyate—develops; saṅgāt—attachment; sañjāyate—develops; kāmaḥ—desire; kāmāt—from desire; krodhaḥ—anger; … Continue reading

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Understanding Gita – 41

Second episode/adhyaya – Sankhya yoga TEXT 60 yatato hy api kaunteya puruṣasya vipaścitaḥ indriyāṇi pramāthīni haranti prasabhaṁ manaḥ SYNONYMS yatataḥ—while endeavoring; hi—certainly; api—in spite of; kaunteya—O son of Kuntī; puruṣasya—of the man; vipaścitaḥ—full of discriminating knowledge; indriyāṇi—the senses; pramāthīni—stimulated; haranti—throws … Continue reading

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Understanding Gita – 40

Second episode/adhyaya – Sankhya yoga TEXT 58 yadā saṁharate cāyaṁ kūrmo ‘ṅgānīva sarvaśaḥ indriyāṇīndriyārthebhyas tasya prajñā pratiṣṭhitā SYNONYMS yadā—when; saṁharate—winds up; ca—also; ayam—all these; kūrmaḥ—tortoise; aṅgāni—limbs; iva—like; sarvaśaḥ—altogether; indriyāni—senses; indriya–arthebhyaḥ—from the sense objects; tasya—his; prajñā—consciousness; pratiṣṭhitā—fixed up. Text Source – … Continue reading

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Understanding Gita – 39

Second episode/adhyaya – Sankhya yoga TEXT 56 duḥkheṣv anudvigna-manāḥ sukheṣu vigata-spṛhaḥ vīta-rāga-bhaya-krodhaḥ sthita-dhīr munir ucyate SYNONYMS duḥkheṣu—in the threefold miseries; anudvigna–manāḥ—without being agitated in mind; sukheṣu—in happiness; vigata–spṛhaḥ—without being too interested; vīta—free from; rāga—attachment; bhaya—fear; krodhaḥ—anger; sthita–dhīḥ—one who is steady; … Continue reading

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