Essence of Geeta

The behaviour of the noble ones is followed in words and deeds by other people


यद्यदाचरति श्रेष्ठस्तत्तदेवेतरो जनः । स यत्प्रमाणं कुरुते लोकस्तदनुवर्तते ॥ – श्रीमद्भग्वद्गीता (३:२१) Meaning: The behaviour of the noble ones is followed in words and deeds by other people. Whatever he demonstrates, the entire mankind follows and starts behaving in similar manner. Implied Meaning : Following the path that the noble ones tread is Dharma and […]

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Sadhana means dissolution of mind, intellect and ego for attaining the Supreme Being


Indriyani mano buddhirasyadhishthanmuchyate Aitayeervimohayatyesh dnyanmavrutya dehinam – (Shrimad Bhagvad Gita, 3:40) Meaning : The senses, mind and intellect are said to be its seat; through these it deludes the embodied by veiling his wisdom .Implied meaning: Sadhana means dissolution of mind, intellect and ego. Once that is attained, one gets totally tuned to the universal […]

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Tenets of Vedic Sanatan Dharma


Devanbhavaytanen te deva bhavayantu vah, Parasparam bhavayantah shreyah paramvapsythah;   Meaning : With this do ye nourish the gods, and may the gods nourish you; thus nourishing one another, ye shall attain to the highest good.   Implied meaning : One of the Dharma Siddhantas (tenets of Vedic Sanatan Dharma) is the adopting the spirit […]

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The real Wise is the one who knows that all the paths lead to same goal of God Realization


Yatsaankhyaih praapyate sthaanam tad yogair api gamyate; Ekam saankhyam cha yogam cha yah pashyati sa pashyati. – Shreemadbhagwad Geeta (5:5) That place which is reached by the Sankhyas or the Dnyanis is reached by the (Karma) Yogis. He sees who sees knowledge and the performance of action (Karma Yoga) as one. Implied meaning : One fundamental […]

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Importance of a Guru in a Seeker’s life


  Tadviddhi pranipaatena pariprashnena sevayaa; Upadekshyanti te jnaanam jnaaninas tattwadarshinah. Meaning  : Know that by  humble prostration, by question and by service, the wise who have realised the Truth will instruct thee in (that) knowledge. –      ShrimadBhagvadGita (4:34) Implied Meaning:  To seek Dnyan (knowledge), one has to approach a Tattvadarshi Brahmvetaa (the divine ones who […]

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Your right lies in your Karma (action), never in its fruits


KarmanyevadhikaaRaste ma phaleShu kadaChan Ma karmaphalheturbhurmo te sangoStavkarmani Meaning: Your right lies in your Karma (action), never in its fruits. Thus, do not for exist for the fruits of the action and may your attachment never also lie in not doing your Karma. – Shrimadbhagvadgita – 2.47 Implied Meaning : According to an important principle […]

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Importance of Akarma Karma


Sukh dukhe samae krutva labhaalabhau jayajayau Tato yuddhay yujjyasva naivam paapvaapsyasi  –  Shrimad Bhagvad Gita (2.38) Meaning: Prepare yourself for the battle without thinking about happiness or distress, loss or gain, victory or defeat; in fighting such a war, you shall never incur any sin. Implied Meaning:  If one becomes the cause of death of […]

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Human body, its subtle composition and its specialities


इन्द्रियाणि पराण्याहुरिन्द्रियेभ्यः परं मनः । मनसस्तु परा बुद्धिर्यो बुद्धेः परतस्तु सः ॥ – श्रीमदभगवद्गीता ३.४२ IndriYaani paranyahurindrayebhyah param manah Mansastu para buddhiryo buddheh paratastu sah. – Shrimad Bhagvad Geeta, 3.42 Meaning: Senses are known to be beyond the gross body, meaning supreme, powerful and subtle. Beyond these senses, beyond the mind is the intellect and […]

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A man of perfect knowledge should not unsettle the foolish one of imperfect knowledge


Prakriter gunasammoodhaah sajjante gunakarmasu; Taan akritsnavido mandaan kritsnavin na vichaalayet. -Shreemad Bhagwadgeeta (3;29) Those deluded by the qualities of Nature are attached to the functions of the qualities. A man of perfect knowledge should not unsettle the foolish one of imperfect knowledge. Implied Meaning: The entire creation is at a different spiritual level, hence the […]

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