Essence of Geeta

Those who clamour for pleasures do not experience peace, but experience restlessness.


Aapooryamaanam achalapratishtham Samudramaapah pravishanti yadwat; Tadwat kaamaa yam pravishanti sarve Sa shaantimaapnoti na kaamakaami. Meaning: He attains peace, into whom all desires enter as waters enter the ocean, which, filled from all sides, remains unmoved; but not the man who is full of desires. Implied Meaning : A Purush (person) whose intellect becomes stable in […]

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Detachment to Karma is extremely important


Karmanaiv hi sansiddhimaasthita janakadayah Loksangrahmevapi sampashyankartymahasi – Shrimad Bhagvad Gita 3 :20 Meaning: Janaka and others attained perfection verily by action only; even with a view to the protection of the masses thou should perform action. Implied Meaning: Detachment to Karma is extremely important, only then it becomes an Akarma Karma (action that bears no […]

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Importance of Nishkaam Karma


  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 doing your Karma. – Shrimadbhagvadgita – 2.47 Implied Meaning : According to an important principle […]

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Seeker should have full control over his senses


Karmendriyani sanyamy ya aaste manasa smaran Indriyarthanvimoodhatma mityacharah sa uchyate – Shrimad Bhagvad Gita (3:6) Meaning: Only a dull-headed person outwardly controls all the senses stubbornly and inwardly, keeps thinking about the issues pertaining to the senses, which is called illusory, meaning arrogant. Implied Meaning: This Shloka (couplet) fits today’s alleged saints and ascetics. Sporting […]

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There is no place for emotions in spirituality


स्वधर्ममपि चावेक्ष्य न विकम्पितुमर्हसि । धर्म्याद्धि युद्धाच्छ्रेयोऽन्यत्क्षत्रियस्य न विद्यते ॥ – श्रीमदभगवादगीता(२.३१) swadharmapI chaavekshy na vikampiturmahasi dharmyoddhi yuddhachyoNyakshatriyasya na vidyate Meaning: Thus, as per your own Dharma too, you are not worth cultivating a fear; meaning you should not be afraid; because for a Kshatriya (warrior), there is no other prime duty than fighting a […]

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Food should be consumed merely to Live


यज्ञशिष्टाशिनः सन्तो मुच्यन्ते सर्वकिल्बिषैः । भुञ्जते ते त्वघं पापा ये पचन्त्यात्मकारणात्‌ ॥ – श्रीमदभगवद्गीता (३:१३) Yadnyashishtashinah santo muchyante sarvakilbishayeeh Bhunjate te tvagham papa ye pachantyaatmkaaranaat – Shrimad Bhagvad Gita (3: 13) Meaning: The righteous, who eat of the remnants of the sacrifice, are freed from all sins; but those sinful ones who cook food (only) […]

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Definition of Pundit


  Essence of Gita: यस्य सर्वे समारम्भाः कामसंकल्पवर्जिताः । ज्ञानाग्निदग्धकर्माणं तमाहुः पंडितं बुधाः ॥ श्रीमद भगवादगीता – (२:१९ ) (Yasy sarve samaarambhah kamsankalpvarjitah । Gnyanagnidagdhkarmaanam tamahuh panditam budhah ॥) – Shreemad Bhagvad Gita – (2:18) Meaning: One whose all actions are perfomed as per scriptures but without any desire or resolve, and whose deeds have […]

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Geeta is the precise summary of all Upanishads


All Upanishads are (like)cows, Gopalnandana (Shrikrishna) is their keeper. Intelligent Partha (Arjun) is the calf who enjoys the milk and splendid GeetAmRit is the milk of these cows. (Geeta is the precise summary of all Upanishadas.)

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Essence of Geeta


हतो वा प्राप्स्यसि स्वर्गं जित्वा वा भोक्ष्यसे महीम्‌ । तस्मादुत्तिष्ठ कौन्तेय युद्धाय कृतनिश्चयः ॥ – (श्रीमद भगवद गीता २.३७ ) 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 […]

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