Reflections on the Bhagwat Geeta – Chapter XI

It is in this Chapter that Shree Krishna reveals his Divine Form to Arjun. That is why this Chapter is called विश्व रूप दर्शन (Vishwa-Roop-Darshan) or Revelation of Universal Form.Recall that Chapter X ended with the declaration by Shree Krishna that just by one part of him, he occupies the entire Universe. If you had […]

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Reflections on the Bhagwat Geeta – Chapter X

  Recall that Chapter IX ends with Verse 34 in which Shree Krishna instructs Arjun: “Dedicate your mind to Me (मन्मना भव); Become my Bhakt (भव मत भक्तो); Worship Me (मत अद्याजी); Do Namaskaar to Me (or bow to Me) (माम नमस्कुरु) ; Perform as a part of Me (युक्त एव आत्मानम् मत परायणः) ; […]

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Reflections on the Bhagwat Geeta – Chapters VII, VIII & IX

Recall that Chapters 2 to Chapters 6 contain a discussion of Sankhya-Yog (सांख्य-योग or Samnyaas) and Dnyaan-Yog (ज्ञान-योग or Knowledge) as two aspects of Eternal Dharma in addition to Karma-Yog. These earlier chapters explain that these three paths are parts of a integrated whole and not mutually exclusive parts. But for those who insist in […]

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