Monthly Archives: March 2016

Understanding Gita – 71

Chapter 4 – JnanaYoga Shloka 9-10 TEXT 9 janma karma ca me divyam evaṁ yo vetti tattvataḥ tyaktvā dehaṁ punar janma naiti mām eti so ‘rjuna SYNONYMS janma—birth; karma—work; ca—also; me—of Mine; divyam—transcendental; evam—like this; yaḥ—anyone who; vetti—knows; tattvataḥ—in reality; … Continue reading

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Understanding Gita – 70

Chapter 4 – JnanaYoga Shloka 6 – 8 TEXT 6 ajo ‘pi sann avyayātmā bhūtānām īśvaro ‘pi san prakṛtiṁ svām adhiṣṭhāya sambhavāmy ātma-māyayā SYNONYMS ajaḥ—unborn; api—although; san—being so; avyaya—without deterioration; ātmā—body; bhūtānām—all those who are born; īśvaraḥ—the Supreme Lord; api—although; … Continue reading

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Understanding Gita – 69

Chapter 4 – JnanaYoga Shloka 4-5 TEXT 4 arjuna uvāca aparaṁ bhavato janma paraṁ janma vivasvataḥ katham etad vijānīyāṁ tvam ādau proktavān iti SYNONYMS arjunaḥ uvāca—Arjuna said; aparam—junior; bhavataḥ—Your; janma—birth; param—superior; janma—birth; vivasvataḥ—of the sun-god; katham—how; etat—this; vijānīyām—shall I understand; … Continue reading

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Understanding Gita – 68

Chapter 4 – JnanaYoga Shloka 1 – 3 TEXT 1 śrī-bhagavān uvāca imaṁ vivasvate yogaṁ proktavān aham avyayam vivasvān manave prāha manur ikṣvākave ‘bravīt SYNONYMS śrī bhagavān uvāca—the Supreme Personality of Godhead said; imam—this; vivasvate—unto the sun-god; yogam—the science of … Continue reading

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Understanding Gita – 67

Chapter 3 – Karma Yoga Shloka 42 – 43 TEXT 42 indriyāṇi parāṇy āhur indriyebhyaḥ paraṁ manaḥ manasas tu parā buddhir yo buddheḥ paratas tu saḥ SYNONYMS indriyāṇī—senses; parāṇi—superior; āhuḥ—is said; indriyebhyaḥ—more than the senses; param—superior; manaḥ—the mind; manasaḥ—more than … Continue reading

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Understanding Gita – 66

Chapter 3 – Karma Yoga Shloka 40 – 41 TEXT 40 indriyāṇi mano buddhir asyādhiṣṭhānam ucyate etair vimohayaty eṣa jñānam āvṛtya dehinam SYNONYMS indriyāṇi—the senses; manaḥ—the mind; buddhiḥ—the intelligence; asya—of the lust; adhiṣṭhānam—sitting place; ucyate—called; etaiḥ—by all these; vimohayati—bewilders; eṣaḥ—of … Continue reading

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Understanding Gita – 65

Chapter 3 – Karma Yoga Shloka 37 – 39 TEXT 37 śrī-bhagavān uvāca kāma eṣa krodha eṣa rajo-guṇa-samudbhavaḥ mahāśano mahā-pāpmā viddhy enam iha vairiṇam SYNONYMS śrī bhagavān uvāca—the Personality of Godhead said; kāmaḥ—lust; eṣaḥ—all these; krodhaḥ—wrath; eṣaḥ—all these; rajo–guṇa—the mode … Continue reading

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