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Gita : Ch-2. Slo-49. Part-2.

Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :

Chapter-2. (Samkyayogam)

Slogam-49. ( All about Buddhiyogam )


Doorena  hyavaram  karma  buddhiyoga  Dhananjaya,

buddhou  saranam  anviccha  krupanah  phalahetvah.

dhananjaya! = hey Arjuna,

karma  buddhiyogat  =  kamya karmam (Desire based karmam ) ,is than buddhiyogam,

doorena  avaram  hi  =  far far low only,

(tasmat ) Buddhou  =  therefore, ( depend on ) buddhi - Jnanam,

saranam  anviccha =  surrender to ( Buddhi )

phalahetvah krupanah = ( those have ) Desire to /gain /profit/fruit/result, etc, are weak and pity!

All karma done with out expectation of gains/profits/fruit/result and so on, are  far superior than the karmas with huge expectations of results. The over  ambition, desire to results effect the mind and make it restless and weak. Then, the  karma  done  will not be in the right direction. When performing karma with no thought of future results, then, the mind will be peaceful and relaxed, thereafter involvement in the karma is very very high (full ). This will increase the efficiency  in the performance of karma.

Here "Buddhiyogam"is not a special yogam, buddhi is  the "certain, sure, important" component, of of our Andhakaranam (inner - equipment). "Clear doubtless mind and concentration of thoughts, peaceful and stable bhavam ( state ), this sum is Buddhi ( intelligence). Sustaining this bhavam, that is the oscillating doubtful mind is  controlled and regulated with the support of certain and sure discriminating ability of the buddhi is known as "BUDDHIYOGAM"

There is a gap / space between mind and buddhi, past vasana dirts/garbage are accumulated as a deposits in this gap/space. Wipe/wash out these vasanas, and do not allow the new vasanas, to occupy this space/gap. Buddhiyogam is the tool to be activated for "Vasana Nirmarghanam"(vasana remover ). Hence " Buddhou saranam anviccha " (  Surrender to Buddhi  ), let mind is under full and complete control of buddhi.

Those living as a slave to silly emotional oscillations of the mind never attain peace of mind. The end results ( targets of the tasks ) always worry them . They are very weak and silly, because their sakakarma /kamyakarma/greedy karma encourage the generation of new vasanas  within them and completely overshadow the Atma-swaroopam, thereafter increase the the strength of the wall of Ajnanam ( ignorance).  Whereas the Nishkama-karmam (desire less-karmam), not only do not allow the new vasanas to fill the gap of mind and buddhi but also degenerate the past vasanas . Therefore, those who  work aiming the results only,  / are defined as "Krupanar" ( miserable/ weak).

This slokam tells us the secret of  success, and  guides us to follow and avoid failures in life. Extraordinary karmam ( performance/ activity ) only,  achieves the extraordinary results.

To be continued   ....


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Srimad  Bhagavad-Gita :

Chapter-10. ( Vibhuthi-yogam)

Slokam-12 & 13.


arjuna uvaca :

param  brahma  param  dhama  pavitram  paramam  bhavan,

purusham  sasvatam  divyam  adidevamajam  vibhum.

arjuna uvaca :  arjuna  said;

param  brahma  param  dhama  =  supreme  brahmam  and  supreme  place  to  attain (sustenance );

paramam  pavitram  bhavan  =  supreme  and  purest  are  yourself;

tvam  sasvatam  divyam  purusham  =  you  are  the  divine  permanent purushan;

adi-devam-ajam  =  very  first  supreme  lord  and  unborn ( svayambhu );

vibhum  =  all  pervading,  ( said )  as;


ahustvamrshayah  sarve  devarshirnaradastatha,

asito  devalo  vyasah  svayam  caiva  bravishi me.

sarve  rshayah  =  all  rishi-s  and;

tatha  devarshih  naradah  =  also  deva  rishi  narada  and;

asitah  devalah  =  asitan  and  devala;

vyasah  ahu  =  and  vyasa  too  say;

svayam  eva  =  now  you  are  your  own;

me  bravishi  ca  =  also  explained,  ( the  above,  that  way said ) to  me.


Gita : Ch-13. Slo-13. Discussion-3.

Bhagavad-Gita :
Chapter-13. ( Kshetra-kshetrajna-vibhaga-yogam )

Slokam-13. ( I shall now explain the knowable, knowing which you will taste the eternal. This is beginningless, and it is subordinate to Me. It is called Brahmam, the spirit, and it lies beyond the cause and effect of this material world.)

jneyam  yat  tat  pravakshyami  yatjnatvamrtamasnute,

anadimat  param   brahma  na  sat  tannasaducyate.

jneyam  yat  =   (which )  the  one  which  is  to  be  known  ( knowledge );
yat  jnatva  =  ( if  )  that  one  is  known ( knowing  that  knowledge );
amrtam  asnute  =  results  in  gaining  amrtatvm;
tat  pravakshyami  =  that  I  will  tell ( teach )  you;
anadimat  param   brahma  =  that  is  the  beginningless   Para-brahmam  ( the Supreme  abode ) ;
tat  sat  na  asat  na  =  that  either  sat ( cause ) or  asat  ( effect );
ucyate  =  cannot  be  said ( called ).

Discussion -3.
The use of the term innermost self to refer to the brahman does not create any contradiction bec…

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(Very important slokam-s, Here Lord narrates the details of meditation)

Srimad Bhagavad-Gita:

Chapter-5. ( Karma-sanyasa-yogam )

Slokam-27 & 28. (  Shutting out all external sense objects, keeping the eyes and vision concentrated between the two eyebrows, suspending the inward and outward breaths within the nostrils—thus controlling the mind, senses and intelligence, the tranecendentalist becomes free from desire, fear and anger. One who is always in this state is certainly liberated.)


Sparsan    krtva    bahirbahyan     cakshuscaivantare     bhruvoh,

pranapanau    samau    krtva     nasabhyantaracarinau.

( 28 ).

Yatendriyamanobuddhiah    muniahmokshaparayanah,

vigatecchabhayakrodhah    yah    sada     mukta    eva    sah.


bahirbahyan     sparsan  =  unnecessary   external    sense     objects,    such    as    sound, etc.;

bahiah    krtva  =   do    not    allowing    to   enter    within,   by    determination,   setting   them    outside;

cakshuah    ca  =  keeping …