Essence of Geeta

Paths of Sadhana


Api chedasi paapebhyah sarvebhyah paapkrutam Sarv dnyanaplavenaiv vrujinam santarishyasi –      ShrimadBhagvadGita (4:36)  Meaning:  Even if thou art the most sinful of all sinners, yet thou shalt verily cross all sins by the raft of knowledge. Implied Meaning:  Through Sadhana, we can destroy the Karmaphal  (fruit of actions) of all our Karma (actions).  There are several […]

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Importance of offering Sense of Doership at the Holy Feet of God


Tyaktva karmphalaasangagam Nitytrupto nirashrayah karmanyabhipravruttOpi naiv kinchitkaroti sah-    ShrimadBhagvad Gita (4.20) Meaning :   Having abandoned attachment to the fruit of the action, ever content, depending on nothing, he does not do anything though engaged in activity. Implied Meaning:  According to the principle of the action, performing any action results in its Karmaphal (consequence or fruits), […]

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Better is one’s own Dharma


Shreyanswadharmo vigunah pardharmatswanusthitaat Swadharme nidhanam shreyah paradharmo bhayawah – Shrimad Bhagvad Gita (3.35) Meaning : Better is one’s own Dharma, though devoid of merit, than the Dharma, of another well discharged. Better is death in one’s own Dharma,; the Dharma, of another is fraught with fear. Implied meaning : When Kaliyu began, there was only […]

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


Essence of Gita: कर्मण्येवाधिकारस्ते मा फलेषु कदाचन । मा कर्मफलहेतुर्भूर्मा ते संगोऽस्त्वकर्मणि ॥ –  (श्रीमदभगवद्गीता -२.४७) KarmanyevadhikaaRaste ma phaleShu kadaChan Ma karmaphalheturbhurmo te sangoStavkarmani Meaning:   Your right lies in your Karma (action), never in its fruits.  Thus, do not desire  for the fruits of the action and may your attachment never also lie in not […]

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Following Dharma Path steadfastly is apt for a seeker


Hata vo praapsyasi swargam jitva va bhokshyase maheem Tasmadutthishth Kaunteya yuddhay krutnishchayah Meaning : Either you will get killed in the war, or you will attain heaven; or you will win the war and will get to rule over the Earth. For this reason, O Arjuna! You must take a decision to fight the war […]

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All the beings had been latent before birth and after death, remain in latent existence


avyaktadeenibhutaanI vyaktmadhyaanI Bharat                                                                                                         […]

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This universe is action-oriented


  Na hi kaschitakshanmapi jaatu tishthatykarmakrut Kaaryate hyavashah karma sarvah prakruti jairgunaih – Shrimad Bhagvad Gita (3:5) Meaning: Verily none can ever remain for even a moment without performing action; for, everyone is made to act helplessly indeed by the qualities born of Nature. Implied meaning : This universe is action-oriented. Thus, right from an […]

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A self realized soul


यावानर्थ उदपाने सर्वतः सम्प्लुतोदके । तावान्सर्वेषु वेदेषु ब्राह्मणस्य विजानतः ॥ श्रीमदभगवद्गीता (२:४६) yaVanarth udaPaane sarvatah samPlutodake Tavannsarveshu vedeshu braahaManasya viJaanatah – Shrimad Bhagvad Gita (2.46) Meaning: To the Brahmana who has known the Self, all the Vedas are of as much use as is a reservoir of water in a place where there is a […]

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All the Actions(Karma) of a True Yogi becomes Non-Actions(Akarma)


Yadricchaalaabhasantushto dwandwaateeto vimatsarah; Samah siddhaavasiddhau cha kritwaapi na nibadhyate. (4:22) gita Meaning:Content with what comes to him without effort, free from the pairs of opposites and envy, even-minded in success and failure, though acting, he is not bound. Implied Meaning: When an ordinary being gets the desired commodity, he/she becomes happy and satisfied. When a […]

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