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Srimad Bhagavad-Gita : Ch-13, Slo-20, Discussion-1.

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20/05/2018
Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :

Chapter-13. ( Kshetra-kshetrajna-vibhaga-yogam)

Slokam-20. ( Nature is said to be the cause of all material activities and effects, whereas the living entity is the cause of the various sufferings and enjoyments in this world.)


"karyakaranakartrtve  hetuh   prakrtirucyate,


purushah  sukhaduhkhanam  bhoktrtveh  heturucyate."



karya-karana-kartrtve  =   the  happening  of  cause and effect;

prakrtih  hetuh  ucyate  =   it  is  said  to  be  the  instrument  is  the  nature;

sukhaduhkhanam  bhoktrtveh  =   in the  experience  of  joy  and  sorrow;   

purushah  hetuh  ucyate  =  it  is  said  that  purusha  is  the  instrument.

Discussion-1.
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After explaining how the evolution of all jivas or embodied beings along with their modifications and transformations all arise from prakriti or the material substratum pervading physical existence, Lord Krishna elaborates how the Purusa or eternal manifestation of the Supreme Lord as the atma or immortal…

Srimad Bhagavad-Gita : Ch-13, Slo-19, Discussion-2.

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12/05/2018
Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :

Chapter-13. ( Kshetra-kshetrajna-vibhaga-yogam)

Slokam-19.  ( Material nature and the living entities should be understood to be beginningless. Their transformations and the modes of matter are products of material nature. )

"Prakratim purusham caiva viddhiyanadi ubavapi,

Vikaramsca guna.scaiva viddhi prakratisambavan."


Prakrtim = Nature;
Purusham = Living entities;
Ubhau = Both;
Api = Also;
Eva = Certainly;
Viddhi = Must know;
Anadhi = Without beginning;
Vikaran = Transformation ( emotion );
Ca = Also;
Gunan = Three modes of nature ( Sattva, Rajas, Tamas );
Ca = Also;
Eva = Certainly;
Viddhi = Know;
Prakrti = Nature;
Sambhavan = Produced of.


Discussion-2.

Here Lord Krishna explains that from the beginning of time purusa or the immortal soul and prakriti the material substratum pervading physical existence have been existing united together. The word vikarams means modifications and transformations this denotes non-spiritual material attrib…

Srimad Bhagavad-Gita : Ch-13, Slo-19, Discussion-1.

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29/04/2018
Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :
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Chapter-13. ( Kshetra-kshetrajna-vibhaga-yogam)
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Slokam-19.  ( Material nature and the living entities should be understood to be beginningless. Their transformations and the modes of matter are products of material nature. )
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"Prakratim purusham caiva viddhiyanadi ubavapi,

Vikaramsca guna.scaiva viddhi prakratisambavan."

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Prakrtim = Nature;
Purusham = Living entities;
Ubhau = Both;
Api = Also;
Eva = Certainly;
Viddhi = Must know;
Anadhi = Without beginning;
Vikaran = Transformation ( emotion );
Ca = Also;
Gunan = Three modes of nature ( Sattva, Rajas, Tamas );
Ca = Also;
Eva = Certainly;
Viddhi = Know;
Prakrti = Nature;
Sambhavan = Produced of.
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Discussion-1.

In the 8th chapter, Lor…

Srimad Bhagavad-Gita : Ch-13, Slo-18, Discussion-3.

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08/04/2018

Srimad Bhagavad-Gita : Ch-13, Slo-18, Discussion-3.
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Chapter-13. ( Kshetra-kshetrajna-vibhaga-yogam )
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iti  kshetram  tatha  jnanam  jneyam   coktam  samasatah,
madbhakta  etadvijnaya  madbhavayopapadyate.
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iti  kshetram  tatha  jnanam    jneyam  ca  samasatah  uktam  =  thus,  Kshetram  (our  body / field  of  activity),  Jnanam
(knowledge ), Jneyam ( knowable ),  I Have  explained  all  these  briefly;

madbhaktah  etat  vijnaya  =  knowing  this  My  devotee;

madbhavay  upapadyate  =  (he /devotee )  becomes  ready /fit/eligible  for  Atma-Sakshatkaram  (  Realisation ).
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Slokam-19. ( Thus the field of activities [the body], knowledge, and the knowable have been summarily described by Me. Only My devotees can understand this thoroughly and thus attain …

Srimad Bhagavad-Gita : Ch-13, Slo-19, Discussion-2.

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22/03/2018

Srimad Bhagavad-Gita : Ch-13, Slo-19, Discussion-2.
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Chapter-13. ( Kshetra-kshetrajna-vibhaga-yogam )
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iti  kshetram  tatha  jnanam  jneyam   coktam  samasatah,
madbhakta  etadvijnaya  madbhavayopapadyate.
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iti  kshetram  tatha  jnanam    jneyam  ca  samasatah  uktam  =  thus,  Kshetram  (our  body / field  of  activity),  Jnanam
(knowledge ), Jneyam ( knowable ),  I Have  explained  all  these  briefly;

madbhaktah  etat  vijnaya  =  knowing  this  My  devotee;

madbhavay  upapadyate  =  (he /devotee )  becomes  ready /fit/eligible  for  Atma-Sakshatkaram  (  Realisation ). 
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Slokam-19. ( Thus the field of activities [the body], knowledge, and the knowable have been summarily described by Me. Only My devotees can understand this thoroughly and thus attain to My nature. )
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Srimad Bhagavad-Gita : Ch-13, Slo-19, Discussion-1.

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12/03/2018
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Srimad Bhagavad-Gita : Ch-13, Slo-19, Discussion-1.
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Chapter-13. ( Kshetra-kshetrajna-vibhaga-yogam )
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iti  kshetram  tatha  jnanam  jneyam   coktam  samasatah,
madbhakta  etadvijnaya  madbhavayopapadyate.
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iti  kshetram  tatha  jnanam    jneyam  ca  samasatah  uktam  =  thus,  Kshetram  (our  body / field  of  activity),  Jnanam
(knowledge ), Jneyam ( knowable ),  I Have  explained  all  these  briefly;

madbhaktah  etat  vijnaya  =  knowing  this  My  devotee;

madbhavay  upapadyate  =  (he /devotee )  becomes  ready /fit/eligible  for  Atma-Sakshatkaram  (  Realisation ). 
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Slokam-19. ( Thus the field of activities [the body], knowledge, and the knowable have been summarily described by Me. Only My devotees can understand this thoroughly and thus attain to My nat…

Sri Krishna – The Guru of All Gurus -1.

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11/03/2018

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This day happens to be the most blessed and adorable day of the advent of Bhagavan Sri Krishna, which goes by the name of Sri Krishna Janmastami. Sri Krishna is considered as Jagatguru; he is the teacher of all teachers, the Guru of all Gurus – Krishnam vande jagadguru.

There is no Guru equal to him. We consider Bhagavan Sri Krishna as an incarnation of the Supreme Being. You may have heard through your studies that there have been many incarnations of Vishnu: Narayana, Mastya, Kurma, Varaha, Narasimha, Vamana, Parasurama, Sri Ramachandra, and Bhagavan Sri Krishna.


One of the traits of the human being is to observe and evaluate everything from the viewpoint of the human being only. We judge even God from our point of view. "Where is the goodness of God," we ask, "when He has created a world of evil – tempests, tornados, earthquakes, sufferings, drought and flood?

What kind of God has created this world? God could have created milk and honey through the wa…