Monthly Archives: March 2017

Understanding Gita – 90

Chapter 4 – JnanaYoga Shloka 30 – 31 TEXT 30 sarve ‘py ete yajña-vido yajña-kṣapita-kalmaṣāḥ yajña-śiṣṭāmṛta-bhujo yānti brahma sanātanam Text Source – “http://prabhupadabooks.com/bg” All these people who know these yajna-vidah(how to perform different yajna), become cleansed of the kalmasha(sins). Having … Continue reading

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Understanding Gita – 89

Chapter 4 – JnanaYoga Shloka 29 TEXT 29 apāne juhvati prāṇaṁ prāṇe ‘pānaṁ tathāpare prāṇāpāna-gatī ruddhvā prāṇāyāma-parāyaṇāḥ apare niyatāhārāḥ prāṇān prāṇeṣu juhvati Text Source – “http://prabhupadabooks.com/bg” Others offer apaana(air going downwards in the body) to prana(air going outward), and vice … Continue reading

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Understanding Gita – 88

Chapter 4 – JnanaYoga Shloka 28 TEXT 28 dravya-yajñās tapo-yajñā yoga-yajñās tathāpare svādhyāya-jñāna-yajñāś ca yatayaḥ saṁśita-vratāḥ Text Source – “http://prabhupadabooks.com/bg” Some by sacrificing one’s possessions(dravya-yajna), by performing severe austerities(tapo-yajna), by sacrificing in yoga(controlling the mind)(yoga-yajna), by self study of the … Continue reading

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Understanding Gita – 87

Chapter 4 – JnanaYoga Shloka 27 TEXT 27 sarvāṇīndriya-karmāṇi prāṇa-karmāṇi cāpare ātma-saṁyama-yogāgnau juhvati jñāna-dīpite Text Source – “http://prabhupadabooks.com/bg” Others, who have an urge for self-realization(jnana-dipite), in the yoga agni of atma samyama(controlling the mind and senses), offer all the functions … Continue reading

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Understanding Gita – 86

Chapter 4 – JnanaYoga Shloka 26 TEXT 26 śrotrādīnīndriyāṇy anye saṁyamāgniṣu juhvati śabdādīn viṣayān anya indriyāgniṣu juhvati Text Source – “http://prabhupadabooks.com/bg” Some(anye-bramhachaaris) perform yajna by offering hearing and other senses(srotradini indriyani) in the fire of control(samyama); others(anye-gruhasthas) perform yajna by … Continue reading

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Understanding Gita – 85

Chapter 4 – JnanaYoga Shloka 25 TEXT 25 daivam evāpare yajñaṁ yoginaḥ paryupāsate brahmāgnāv apare yajñaṁ yajñenaivopajuhvati Text Source – “http://prabhupadabooks.com/bg” Some yogis perfectly worship(paryupaasate) the devatas(daivam/demigods) by the yajnas(sacrifices), some perform yajna(sacrifice) in the fire of the Supreme(brahmagnav). In … Continue reading

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Understanding Gita – 84

Chapter 4 – JnanaYoga Shloka 24 TEXT 24 brahmārpaṇaṁ brahma havir brahmāgnau brahmaṇā hutam brahmaiva tena gantavyaṁ brahma-karma-samādhinā Text Source – “http://prabhupadabooks.com/bg” (In the yajna)whatever offered is Brahman, butter offered is Brahman, the fire that is a form of Brahman … Continue reading

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