Chapter XIII of Bhagwat Geeta & Sant Eknath

In our two articles about Chapter XIII, we labored to bring the duality of क्षेत्र- क्षेत्रज्ञ-विचार or Kshetra-Kshetradnya-Vichaar in a simple form to our readers. Based on the feedback from readers, we failed. We are not surprised at our failure. These are words of the Bhagwan and contain his exposition of rich, metaphysical concepts of the […]

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Reflections on the Bhagwat Geeta – Chapter XIII

Recall the teachings of Chapter X.   Verse 3, Chapter X – There is no Beginning to Me, There is no End to Me. Verse 8, Chapter X – I am the Origin of everything and All things are arise from Me. Verse 39, Chapter X – I am the Origin of all creation. There is no creation that exists without that of Me. Then […]

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Reflections on the Bhagwat Geeta – Chapter XIII – The Basis of Yog

We have seen that the Bhagwat Geeta stresses (निष्काम कर्म) Nishkaam-Karma or Karma without Kaam as its central message. The word Kaam reflects attachment or desire for an outcome. From Chapter II onwards, the Bhagwat Geeta teaches the true Karma-Yogi is one who performs the Karma or Actions without any attachment, without any right to the […]

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Arise, Awake & …Receive Enlightenment – An Eternal Message for the New Year & Forever

उत्तिष्ठत जाग्रत प्राप्य वरान निबोधत  (Arise, Awake, approaching the Exalted Ones Receive Enlightenment) This is the eternal message from the Katha-Upanisad (or Kathopanisad). The great Swami Vivek-Anand used a paraphrase of this eternal message to awaken the dynamism of the Sindhu Community over 110 years ago.  His message was: Arise! Awake! And Stop Not Till […]

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A Eternal Prayer for the New Year and Forever

Eternal Dharma has been enormously enriched by the great words and exquisite poetry of its Saints, Poets and Bhakt. These works inspire us to devotion and to seek a union with the Param-Atma. In the past, we have included the ancient Samskrut prayers such as Ganesh Atharva-Sheersham , Mantra-Pushpanjali and the Pasaydan of Sant Dnyaaneshwar […]

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