The Yoga of Action – Bhagavad Geeta – Chapter 3 1. Arjuna Uvaacha: Jyaayasee chet karmanaste mataa buddhir janaardana; Tat kim karmani ghore maam niyojayasi keshava. Arjuna said: 1. If You think that knowledge is superior to action, O
Bhagavad Geeta – Chapter 2 SANKHYA YOGA Sanjaya recounts the condition of Arjuna, who was agitated due to attachment, fear and confusion. Lord Krishna rebukes Arjuna for his dejection, which was due to Moha1 or attachment, and urges him to
Bhagavad Geeta – Chapter 1 THE YOGA OF THE DESPONDENCY OF ARJUNA The great Mahabharata war between the Pandavas and the Kauravas took place on the holy plain of Kurukshetra. After the failure of Lord Krishna’s peace mission, when He
Contemplation on Bhagavad Geeta 1. Om paarthaaya pratibodhitaam bhagavataa naaraayanenaswayam, Vyaasena grathitaam puraanamuninaa madhye mahaabhaaratam; Advaitaamritavarshineem bhagavateem ashtaadashaa dhyaayineem, Amba twaam anusandadhaami bhagavadgeete bhavadweshineem. Om. O Bhagavad Geeta, with which Partha was illumined by Lord Narayana Himself, and which was
GEETA MAHATMYA – GLORY OF THE GEETA Sri Ganeshaaya Namah! Gopaalakrishnaaya Namaha 1. Dharovaacha: Bhagavan parameshaana bhaktiravyabhichaarinee; Praarabdham bhujyamaanasya katham bhavati he prabho. The Earth said: O Bhagavan, the Supreme Lord! How can unflinching devotion arise in him who is
Bhagavad Geeta – Invocations PRAYER TO VYASA Namostu te vyaasa visaalabuddhe phullaaravindaa yatapatranetra, Yena twayaa bhaaratatailapoornah prajwaalito jnaanamayah pradeepah. Salutations unto thee, O Vyasa, of broad intellect and with eyes large like the petals of a full-blown lotus, by whom
Bhagavad Geeta – Introduction The Bhagavad Geeta is a bouquet composed of the beautiful flowers of spiritual truths collected from the Upanishads. Swami Vivekananda The Grand Epic Mahabharata is basically GOOD against EVIL. In the end, GOOD alone prevails. The
Bhagavad Geeta – CONTENTS Introduction Prayer to Vyasa Prayer to the Guru Prayer to Lord Krishna Geeta Mahatmya (Glory of Bhagavad Geeta) Geeta Dhyanam (Contemplation on Bhagavad Geeta) 1. The Yoga of the Despondency of Arjuna 2. Sankhya Yoga 3.