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Gita : Ch-13. Slo-6 & 7. Discussion-3.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016.


Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :


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


Slokam- 6&7.


(6)-

Mahabutaniahankarah  bhuddhiraviyaktameva  ca,


Indriyani dasaikam  ca  panchendriyagocarah.



mahabutani  =  five elements ( Akasam, vayu, agni, jalam,  bhumi. );

ahankaram  =  false ego ( A sense of "karthrutva- bhoktyatva-abhimanam" );

bhuddhi  avyaktam  =  intelligence, vasana;

dhasa  indriyani  =  ten  indriyas;

ekam  =  mind;

pancha  indriya  gocarah  =    five indriya vishayas ( objects : form, sound, taste, smell, touch. ), thus, consisting of 24 tattva-s.



(7)-


iccha  dveshah  sukam  dukham  samkhatascetana  drutih,


etat  kshetram  samasena  savikaramudahrutam.



etat  kshetram  =  this   kshetram   ( our body  );

iccha  dvesham  sukam  dukkam  = desire, hatred, joy and sorrow;

samkhatah  cetana  drutih  =  samkhatam, cetana,  and druti;

savikaram  =  thus 7 emotions;

samasena  udahrutam  =  briefed  to you Arjuna.

Discussion - 3.

3.1
The five great …

Gita : Ch-13. Slo-6 & 7. Discussion-2.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016.


Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :


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


Slokam- 6&7.


(6)-

Mahabutaniahankarah  bhuddhiraviyaktameva  ca,


Indriyani dasaikam  ca  panchendriyagocarah.



mahabutani  =  five elements ( Akasam, vayu, agni, jalam,  bhumi. );

ahankaram  =  false ego ( A sense of "karthrutva- bhoktyatva-abhimanam" );

bhuddhi  avyaktam  =  intelligence, vasana;

dhasa  indriyani  =  ten  indriyas;

ekam  =  mind;

pancha  indriya  gocarah  =    five indriya vishayas ( objects : form, sound, taste, smell, touch. ), thus, cosisting of 24 tattva-s.



(7)-


iccha  dveshah  sukam  dukham  samkhatascetana  drutih,


etat  kshetram  samasena  savikaramudahrutam.



etat  kshetram  =  this   kshetram   ( our body  );

iccha  dvesham  sukam  dukkam  = desire, hatred, joy and sorrow;

samkhatah  cetana  drutih  =  samkhatam, cetana,  and druti;

savikaram  =  thus 7 emotions;

samasena  udahrutam  =  briefed  to you Arjuna.

Discussion - 2.

Then there are false e…

Gita : Ch-13. Slo-6 & 7. Discussion-1.

Friday, December 09, 2016.


Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :


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


Slokam- 6&7.


(6)-

Mahabutaniahankarah  bhuddhiraviyaktameva  ca,


Indriyani dasaikam  ca  panchendriyagocarah.



mahabutani  =  five elements ( Akasam, vayu, agni, jalam,  bhumi. );

ahankaram  =  false ego ( A sense of "karthrutva- bhoktyatva-abhimanam" );

bhuddhi  avyaktam  =  intelligence, vasana;

dhasa  indriyani  =  ten  indriyas;

ekam  =  mind;

pancha  indriya  gocarah  =    five indriya vishayas ( objects : form, sound, taste, smell, touch. ), thus, cosisting of 24 tattva-s.



(7)-


iccha  dveshah  sukam  dukham  samkhatascetana  drutih,


etat  kshetram  samasena  savikaramudahrutam.



etat  kshetram  =  this   kshetram   ( our body  );

iccha  dvesham  sukam  dukkam  = desire, hatred, joy and sorrow;

samkhatah  cetana  drutih  =  samkhatam, cetana,  and druti;

savikaram  =  thus 7 emotions;

samasena  udahrutam  =  briefed  to you Arjuna.

Discussion - 1.

The five great elements, false ego, intellige…

Gita : Ch-13. Slo-5. Discussion-9.

Sunday, Dec 04, 2016.
Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :
Chapter-13. (Kshetra-kshetrajna-vibhaga-yogam)

Slokam-5. ( That knowledge of the field of activities and of the knower of activities is described by various sages in various Vedic writings-especially in the Vedānta-sūtra-and is presented with all reasoning as to cause and effect. )

rshibhirbahudha  gitam  chandobhir  vividhaih  prthak,

brahmasutrapadaiscaiva  hetumadbhir  viniscitaih.

 rshibhih  bahudha  =  by  Rishi-s  in  many  ways;
vividhaih  chandobhih  =  many  different  Vedic mantra-s ( hymens );
hetumadbhih  viniscitaih  =  with cause and effect  and  ascertain ( certain  and  sure );
brahma-sutrapadais  eva  ca  =   the  vedantam  and  aphorism  too;
( etat)  prthak  gitam  =  variously  described  ( this  specially  reflected ).

Discussion-9.


It is also possible to take the Brahma Sutra to mean the aphorism I.I.I which begins the scripture and states : -
Now therefore let us enquire into what is the brahman.

What is descriptive …

Gita : Ch-13. Slo-5. Discussion-8.

Saturday, Nov 26, 2016.
Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :
Chapter-13. (Kshetra-kshetrajna-vibhaga-yogam)

Slokam-5. ( That knowledge of the field of activities and of the knower of activities is described by various sages in various Vedic writings-especially in the Vedānta-sūtra-and is presented with all reasoning as to cause and effect. )

rshibhirbahudha  gitam  chandobhir  vividhaih  prthak,

brahmasutrapadaiscaiva  hetumadbhir  viniscitaih.

 rshibhih  bahudha  =  by  Rishi-s  in  many  ways;
vividhaih  chandobhih  =  many  different  Vedic mantra-s ( hymens );
hetumadbhih  viniscitaih  =  with cause and effect  and  ascertain ( certain  and  sure );
brahma-sutrapadais  eva  ca  =   the  vedantam  and  aphorism  too;
( etat)  prthak  gitam  =  variously  described  ( this  specially  reflected ).

Discussion-8.

Other scriptures such as the Chandogya Upanisad VI.II.I and II state : -

This creation was only existence in the beginning.

How can existence manifest from non-existence?

Who would be abl…

Gita : Ch-13. Slo-5. Discussion-7.

Monday, Nov 21, 2016.
Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :
Chapter-13. (Kshetra-kshetrajna-vibhaga-yogam)

Slokam-5. ( That knowledge of the field of activities and of the knower of activities is described by various sages in various Vedic writings-especially in the Vedānta-sūtra-and is presented with all reasoning as to cause and effect. )

rshibhirbahudha  gitam  chandobhir  vividhaih  prthak,

brahmasutrapadaiscaiva  hetumadbhir  viniscitaih.

 rshibhih  bahudha  =  by  Rishi-s  in  many  ways;
vividhaih  chandobhih  =  many  different  Vedic mantra-s ( hymens );
hetumadbhih  viniscitaih  =  with cause and effect  and  ascertain ( certain  and  sure );
brahma-sutrapadais  eva  ca  =   the  vedantam  and  aphorism  too;
( etat)  prthak  gitam  =  variously  described  ( this  specially  reflected ).

Discussion-7.

The question may be raised as to whose elaborate teachings will Lord Krishna briefly summarise.

Here it refers to rishis or holy sages such as Vasistha and Parasara etc. who have described …

Gita : Ch-13. Slo-5. Discussion-6.

Monday, Nov 14, 2016.
Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :
Chapter-13. (Kshetra-kshetrajna-vibhaga-yogam)

Slokam-5. ( That knowledge of the field of activities and of the knower of activities is described by various sages in various Vedic writings-especially in the Vedānta-sūtra-and is presented with all reasoning as to cause and effect. )

rshibhirbahudha  gitam  chandobhir  vividhaih  prthak,

brahmasutrapadaiscaiva  hetumadbhir  viniscitaih.

 rshibhih  bahudha  =  by  Rishi-s  in  many  ways;
vividhaih  chandobhih  =  many  different  Vedic mantra-s ( hymens );
hetumadbhih  viniscitaih  =  with cause and effect  and  ascertain ( certain  and  sure );
brahma-sutrapadais  eva  ca  =   the  vedantam  and  aphorism  too;
( etat)  prthak  gitam  =  variously  described  ( this  specially  reflected ).

Discussion-6.

It should not be assumed that the Vedanta Sutras discuss only about the brahman because that is not the case, for in order to impart knowledge of the brahman the atma, the jiva and the Supr…

Gita : Ch-13. Slo-5. Discussion-5.

Monday, Nov 07, 2016.
Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :
Chapter-13. (Kshetra-kshetrajna-vibhaga-yogam)

Slokam-5. ( That knowledge of the field of activities and of the knower of activities is described by various sages in various Vedic writings-especially in the Vedānta-sūtra-and is presented with all reasoning as to cause and effect. )


rshibhirbahudha  gitam  chandobhir  vividhaih  prthak,


brahmasutrapadaiscaiva  hetumadbhir  viniscitaih.


 rshibhih  bahudha  =  by  Rishi-s  in  many  ways;

vividhaih  chandobhih  =  many  different  Vedic mantra-s ( hymens );

hetumadbhih  viniscitaih  =  with cause and effect  and  ascertain ( certain  and  sure );

brahma-sutrapadais  eva  ca  =   the  vedantam  and  aphorism  too;

( etat)  prthak  gitam  =  variously  described  ( this  specially  reflected ).
Discussion-5.

It is fine that the reality concerning the kshetram will be described in brief but the need may arise for further evidence in detail.
Anticipating such queries Lord Krishna confirms that it…

Gita : Ch-13. Slo-5. Discussion-4.

Monday, Oct 31, 2016.


Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :


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


Slokam-5. ( That knowledge of the field of activities and of the knower of activities is described by various sages in various Vedic writings-especially in the Vedānta-sūtra-and is presented with all reasoning as to cause and effect. )


rshibhirbahudha  gitam  chandobhir  vividhaih  prthak,


brahmasutrapadaiscaiva  hetumadbhir  viniscitaih.



 rshibhih  bahudha  =  by  Rishi-s  in  many  ways;

vividhaih  chandobhih  =  many  different  Vedic mantra-s ( hymens );

hetumadbhih  viniscitaih  =  with cause and effect  and  ascertain ( certain  and  sure );

brahma-sutrapadais  eva  ca  =   the  vedantam  and  aphorism  too;

( etat)  prthak  gitam  =  variously  described  ( this  specially  reflected ).


Discussion-4.

Categorically as well the distinct characteristics by which the ksetra and ksetrajna exist and their manifestation by the brahman or spiritual substratum pervading all existence is revealed…

Gita : Ch-13. Slo-5. Discussion-3.

Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016.


Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :


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


Slokam-5. ( That knowledge of the field of activities and of the knower of activities is described by various sages in various Vedic writings-especially in the Vedānta-sūtra-and is presented with all reasoning as to cause and effect. )


rshibhirbahudha  gitam  chandobhir  vividhaih  prthak,


brahmasutrapadaiscaiva  hetumadbhir  viniscitaih.



 rshibhih  bahudha  =  by  Rishi-s  in  many  ways;

vividhaih  chandobhih  =  many  different  Vedic mantra-s ( hymens );

hetumadbhih  viniscitaih  =  with cause and effect  and  ascertain ( certain  and  sure );

brahma-sutrapadais  eva  ca  =   the  vedantam  and  aphorism  too;

( etat)  prthak  gitam  =  variously  described  ( this  specially  reflected ).


Discussion-3.


Distinctly by various mantras of the Rig Veda, Yajur Veda, Sama Veda and Atharva Veda the distinctions between the bodily nature and the spiritual soul nature are sublimely sung.
An exam…

Gita : Ch-13. Slo-5. Discussion-2.

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016.


Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :


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


Slokam-5. ( That knowledge of the field of activities and of the knower of activities is described by various sages in various Vedic writings-especially in the Vedānta-sūtra-and is presented with all reasoning as to cause and effect. )


rshibhirbahudha  gitam  chandobhir  vividhaih  prthak,


brahmasutrapadaiscaiva  hetumadbhir  viniscitaih.



 rshibhih  bahudha  =  by  Rishi-s  in  many  ways;

vividhaih  chandobhih  =  many  different  Vedic mantra-s ( hymens );

hetumadbhih  viniscitaih  =  with cause and effect  and  ascertain ( certain  and  sure );

brahma-sutrapadais  eva  ca  =   the  vedantam  and  aphorism  too;

( etat)  prthak  gitam  =  variously  described  ( this  specially  reflected ).


Discussion-2.

Similarly the Visnu Purana II.XIII.IXC beginning pindah prithag meaning :-

The physical body characterised by face, head, hands and body is different from the embodied being then to whic…

Gita : Ch-13. Slo-5. Discussion-1.

Thursday, Oct 13, 2016.


Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :


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


Slokam-5. ( That knowledge of the field of activities and of the knower of activities is described by various sages in various Vedic writings-especially in the Vedānta-sūtra-and is presented with all reasoning as to cause and effect. )



rshibhirbahudha  gitam  chandobhir  vividhaih  prthak,



brahmasutrapadaiscaiva  hetumadbhir  viniscitaih.




 rshibhih  bahudha  =  by  Rishi-s  in  many  ways;

vividhaih  chandobhih  =  many  different  Vedic mantra-s ( hymens );

hetumadbhih  viniscitaih  =  with cause and effect  and  ascertain ( certain  and  sure );

brahma-sutrapadais  eva  ca  =   the  vedantam  and  aphorism  too;

( etat)  prthak  gitam  =  variously  described  ( this  specially  reflected ).


Discussion-1.

The tattva or conclusive truth regarding the ksetra or field of activity being matter and the ksetrajna being the knower or witness within the field of activity have been variously descri…

Gita : Ch-13. Slo-4. Discussion-3.

Sunday,  Oct 2, 2016.

Srimad  Bhagavad-Gita :

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

Slokam-4. ( Now please hear My brief description of this field of activity and how it is constituted, what its changes are, whence it is produced, who that knower of the field of activities is, and what his influences are.)


tatkshetram  yacca  yadrkca  yadvikari  yatasca  yat,


sa  ca  yo  yat  prabhavasca  tat  samasena  me  srnu.


tat  kshetram  yat  ca  =  what  is  that  kshetram  ( body / field of activities );

yadrk  ca  =  how  it  is  ( as  it  is );

yadvikari  =  what  are  its  emotions ( changes );

yatah  ca  yat  =  from  which,  how  it  happened;

ca  =  not  only  that;

sah  yah  =  who  is  that  kshetrajnan;

yat  prabhavah  ca  =  what  are  his  glories;

tat  samasena  =  those  things,  briefly;

me  srnu  =  hear  from  Me.

Discussion-3.

Again Lord Krishna explains in brief the true nature of the kshetra the field of activity and the kshetra-jna the knower of the field.

The …

Gita : Ch-13. Slo-4. Discussion-2.

Monday,  Sep 26, 2016.

Srimad  Bhagavad-Gita :

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

Slokam-4. ( Now please hear My brief description of this field of activity and how it is constituted, what its changes are, whence it is produced, who that knower of the field of activities is, and what his influences are.)


tatkshetram  yacca  yadrkca  yadvikari  yatasca  yat,


sa  ca  yo  yat  prabhavasca  tat  samasena  me  srnu.


tat  kshetram  yat  ca  =  what  is  that  kshetram  ( body / field of activities );

yadrk  ca  =  how  it  is  ( as  it  is );

yadvikari  =  what  are  its  emotions ( changes );

yatah  ca  yat  =  from  which,  how  it  happened;

ca  =  not  only  that;

sah  yah  =  who  is  that  kshetrajnan;

yat  prabhavah  ca  =  what  are  his  glories;

tat  samasena  =  those  things,  briefly;

me  srnu  =  hear  from  Me.

Discussion-2.

The words yatas ca yat indicates that solely by the energy of the Supreme Lord all creation is energized.

He is the sole energizer.

Prerana means having si…

Gita : Ch-13. Slo-4. Discussion-1.

Sunday,  Sep 18, 2016.

Srimad  Bhagavad-Gita :

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

Slokam-4. ( Now please hear My brief description of this field of activity and how it is constituted, what its changes are, whence it is produced, who that knower of the field of activities is, and what his influences are.)


tatkshetram  yacca  yadrkca  yadvikari  yatasca  yat,


sa  ca  yo  yat  prabhavasca  tat  samasena  me  srnu.


tat  kshetram  yat  ca  =  what  is  that  kshetram  ( body / field of activities );

yadrk  ca  =  how  it  is  ( as  it  is );

yadvikari  =  what  are  its  emotions ( changes );

yatah  ca  yat  =  from  which,  how  it  happened;

ca  =  not  only  that;

sah  yah  =  who  is  that  kshetrajnan;

yat  prabhavah  ca  =  what  are  his  glories;

tat  samasena  =  those  things,  briefly;

me  srnu  =  hear  from  Me.

Discussion-1

(1.1)

Now Lord Krishna is more explicitly explaining details about the tat ksetram or field of activity.

Its yadrik ca or its substantial nature regarding i…

Gita : Ch-13. Slo-3.

Srimad  Bhagavad-Gita :


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


Slokam-3. ( arjuna!  you should understand that I am also the knower in all bodies, and to understand this body and its owner is called knowledge. This  is My opinion.)




kshetrajnam  capi  mam  viddhi  sarvakshetreshu  bharata,



kshetrakshetrajnayorjnanam  yattat  jnanam  matam  mama.



bhatata!   sarvakshetreshu  api  =  arjuna!  in  all  Kshetram-s  (bodies);

mam  kshetrajnam  viddhi  =  know  I  am  the  Kshetrahnan;

kshetrakshetrajnayo  =  about  Kshetrajnan;

yat  jnanam  tat  jnanam  =  knowledge  is  jnanam;

(iti)  mama  matam  =  this  is  opinion.

Discussion -

In  the  previous  slokam-s  after  explaining  about  'Kshetram  and  Kshetrajnan'  here  in  this  slokam,  Lord  declares :

"In  all  Kshetram-s  I  am  the  Kshetrajnan."

Then  if  it  is  one  Kshetrjnan  in  all  kshetram-s,  what  is  the  explanation  for  this  world's  diversity  of  its  people ( Kshetram-s )?

Anatma-va…

Gita : Ch-13. Slo-2.

Saturday, September 03, 2016.

Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :

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

Slokam-2. ( Lord  Sri Krishna  reply  to  Arjuna )


Sri-bhagavan uvaca

idam  sariram  kaunteya  kshetram  iti  abhidhiyate,


etat  yah  vetti  tam prahuh  kshetrajna  iti  tadvidah.


Sri-bhagavan uvaca  =  Lord  replied;

 kaunteya  idam  sariram  =  arjuna!  this  body;

kshetram  iti  abhidhiyate  =  (is)  called  as  Kshetram;

etat  yah  vetti  =  one  who  knows  this;

tam  kshetrajna  iti  =  he  is  Kshetragjan;

tadvidah. prahuh   =  so  say  the  known  person.


1.

"Atma-Sakshatkaram" :   is  an  'Aparokshanuputi'  ( inner  experience ).

It  is  not  a  practical ( external practice ),  but  is  inner  regulation  and  practice.

The  great  Bharatheeya  Rishi-s  declared  that  it  is  "Atmanusandhanam  itself  is  path  of  Atmanubhuti."

What  is  svarupam  of  Atma,  and  and  its encircling  Atma's  specifications  are  shown  in  this  chapter  sc…

Gita : Ch-13. Slo-1. Discussion-11.

Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :

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

     Slokam-1. ( Arjuna  question  to  Lord  Sri  Krishna ) -

       (Arjuna said: O Lord, I wish to know about prakrti [nature], Purusha [the experiencer], and the field and the knower of the field, and of knowledge and the end of knowledge. )

      arjuna uvaca,
    prakrtim  purusham  caiva  kshetram   kshetragjnameva  ca,
    etadveditumicchami   jnanam   jneyam  ca  kesava.

    arjuna  uvaca  =  Arjuna  said;
    kesava!  =  O  Lord;
    prakrtim  purusham  ca  eva  =  nature,  and  the  experiencer;
    kshetram  kshetragjnam  ca  eva  =  kshetram  (body),  and  kshetragjnan  ( jivatma );
    jnanam   jneyam  ca  etat  =  jnanam ( knowledge ),  jneyam ( object  of  the  knowledge,  all  about  these;
   veditum  icchami  =  I  wish  to  know.

      Discussion -11.

One who is freed from the modulations of desires and the bewilderment of attractions is able to unite with pure thoughts of spiritual consci…

Gita : Ch-13. Slo-1. Discussion-10.

Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :
     Chapter-13. ( Kshetra-kshetrajna-vibhaga-yogam )
     Slokam-1. ( Arjuna  question  to  Lord  Sri  Krishna ) -

       (Arjuna said: O Lord, I wish to know about prakrti [nature], Purusha [the experiencer], and the field and the knower of the field, and of knowledge and the end of knowledge. )

      arjuna uvaca,
    prakrtim  purusham  caiva  kshetram   kshetragjnameva  ca,
    etadveditumicchami   jnanam   jneyam  ca  kesava.
    arjuna  uvaca  =  Arjuna  said;
    kesava!  =  O  Lord;
    prakrtim  purusham  ca  eva  =  nature,  and  the  experiencer;
    kshetram  kshetragjnam  ca  eva  =  kshetram  (body),  and  kshetragjnan  ( jivatma );
     jnanam   jneyam  ca  etat  =  jnanam ( knowledge ),  jneyam ( object  of  the  knowledge,  all  about  these;
    veditum  icchami  =  I  wish  to  know.

      Discussion -10.

To assert the indisputably modifiable and perishable physical body and its qualitative characteristics to the immortal atma in accordance w…

Gita : Ch-13. Slo-1. Discussion-9.

Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :

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

    Slokam-1. ( Arjuna  question  to  Lord  Sri  Krishna ) -

      (Arjuna said: O Lord, I wish to know about prakrti [nature], Purusha [the experiencer], and the field and the knower of the field, and of knowledge and the end of knowledge. )

     arjuna uvaca,

    prakrtim  purusham  caiva  kshetram   kshetragjnameva  ca,

    etadveditumicchami   jnanam   jneyam  ca  kesava.

    arjuna  uvaca  =  Arjuna  said;

    kesava!  =  O  Lord;

    prakrtim  purusham  ca  eva  =  nature,  and  the  experiencer;

    kshetram  kshetragjnam  ca  eva  =  kshetram  (body),  and  kshetragjnan  ( jivatma );

     jnanam   jneyam  ca  etat  =  jnanam ( knowledge ),  jneyam ( object  of  the  knowledge,  all  about  these;

    veditum  icchami  =  I  wish  to  know.

     Discussion -9.

Lord Krishna explains that while in a physical body the jiva or embodied being believes they are that body, thinking I am a man, I am a demigod, I am a …

Gita : Ch-13. Slo-1. Discussion-8.

Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :

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

   Slokam-1. ( Arjuna  question  to  Lord  Sri  Krishna ) -

     (Arjuna said: O Lord, I wish to know about prakrti [nature], Purusha [the experiencer], and the field and the knower of the field, and of knowledge and the end of knowledge. )

    arjuna uvaca,
   prakrtim  purusham  caiva  kshetram   kshetragjnameva  ca,
   etadveditumicchami   jnanam   jneyam  ca  kesava.
   arjuna  uvaca  =  Arjuna  said;
   kesava!  =  O  Lord;
   prakrtim  purusham  ca  eva  =  nature,  and  the  experiencer;
   kshetram  kshetragjnam  ca  eva  =  kshetram  (body),  and  kshetragjnan  ( jivatma );
    jnanam   jneyam  ca  etat  =  jnanam ( knowledge ),  jneyam ( object  of  the  knowledge,  all  about  these;
   veditum  icchami  =  I  wish  to  know.

    Discussion -8.

Now in the final division of Srimad Bhagavad-Gita known as the Jnana Yoga section comprising the last six chapters, the topics propounded in the first 12 cha…

Gita : Ch-13. Slo-1. Discussion-7.

Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :
  Chapter-13. ( Kshetra-kshetrajna-vibhaga-yogam )
  Slokam-1. ( Arjuna  question  to  Lord  Sri  Krishna ) -

    (Arjuna said: O Lord, I wish to know about prakrti [nature], Purusha [the experiencer], and the field and the knower of the field, and of knowledge and the end of knowledge. )
   arjuna uvaca,

  prakrtim  purusham  caiva  kshetram   kshetragjnameva  ca,
  etadveditumicchami   jnanam   jneyam  ca  kesava.
  arjuna  uvaca  =  Arjuna  said;
  kesava!  =  O  Lord;
  prakrtim  purusham  ca  eva  =  nature,  and  the  experiencer;
  kshetram  kshetragjnam  ca  eva  =  kshetram  (body),  and  kshetragjnan  ( jivatma );
   jnanam   jneyam  ca  etat  =  jnanam ( knowledge ),  jneyam ( object  of  the  knowledge,  all  about  these;
  veditum  icchami  =  I  wish  to  know.

   Discussion -7.

The first division of Srimad Bhagavad-Gita known as the Karma Yoga section comprises the first six chapters describing two paths: the path of spiritual actions and the pa…

Gita : Ch-13. Slo-1. Discussion-6.

Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :
  Chapter-13. ( Kshetra-kshetrajna-vibhaga-yogam )
  Slokam-1. ( Arjuna  question  to  Lord  Sri  Krishna ) -

   (Arjuna said: O Lord, I wish to know about prakrti [nature], Purusha [the experiencer], and the field and the knower of the field, and of knowledge and the end of knowledge. )

  arjuna uvaca,
  prakrtim  purusham  caiva  kshetram   kshetragjnameva  ca,
  etadveditumicchami   jnanam   jneyam  ca  kesava.
  arjuna  uvaca  =  Arjuna  said;
  kesava!  =  O  Lord;
  prakrtim  purusham  ca  eva  =  nature,  and  the  experiencer;
  kshetram  kshetragjnam  ca  eva  =  kshetram  (body),  and  kshetragjnan  ( jivatma );
   jnanam   jneyam  ca  etat  =  jnanam ( knowledge ),  jneyam ( object  of  the  knowledge,  all  about  these;
  veditum  icchami  =  I  wish  to  know.

  Discussion-6.

The first division of Srimad Bhagavad-Gita known as the Karma Yoga section comprises the first six chapters describing two paths: the path of spiritual actions and the path of spiritua…

Gita : Ch-13. Slo-1.Discussion-5.

Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :
 Chapter-13. ( Kshetra-kshetrajna-vibhaga-yogam )
 Slokam-1. ( Arjuna  question  to  Lord  Sri  Krishna ) -

  (Arjuna said: O Lord, I wish to know about prakrti [nature], Purusha [the experiencer], and the field and the knower of the field, and of knowledge and the end of knowledge. )

 arjuna uvaca,
 prakrtim  purusham  caiva  kshetram   kshetragjnameva  ca,
 etadveditumicchami   jnanam   jneyam  ca  kesava.
 arjuna  uvaca  =  Arjuna  said;
 kesava!  =  O  Lord;
 prakrtim  purusham  ca  eva  =  nature,  and  the  experiencer;
 kshetram  kshetragjnam  ca  eva  =  kshetram  (body),  and  kshetragjnan  ( jivatma );
  jnanam   jneyam  ca  etat  =  jnanam ( knowledge ),  jneyam ( object  of  the  knowledge,  all  about  these;
 veditum  icchami  =  I  wish  to  know.

 Discussion-5.

In slokam seven of the previous chapter Lord Krishna declares sammuddharta mrtyu-samsara sagarat meaning saves them from the perpetual cycle of birth and the death which is like an ocean …

Gita : Ch-13. Slo-1.Discussion-4.

Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :

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

 Slokam-1. ( Arjuna  question  to  Lord  Sri  Krishna ) -

  (Arjuna said: O Lord, I wish to know about prakrti [nature], Purusha [the experiencer], and the field and the knower of the field, and of knowledge and the end of knowledge. )

 arjuna uvaca,

 prakrtim  purusham  caiva  kshetram   kshetragjnameva  ca,

 etadveditumicchami   jnanam   jneyam  ca  kesava.

 arjuna  uvaca  =  Arjuna  said;

 kesava!  =  O  Lord;

 prakrtim  purusham  ca  eva  =  nature,  and  the  experiencer;

 kshetram  kshetragjnam  ca  eva  =  kshetram  (body),  and  kshetragjnan  ( jivatma );

  jnanam   jneyam  ca  etat  =  jnanam ( knowledge ),  jneyam ( object  of  the  knowledge,  all  about  these;

 veditum  icchami  =  I  wish  to  know.

 Discussion-4.


In this chapter whatever has been previously stated about knowledge, the object of knowledge, prakriti or the material substratum pervading physical existence and the Purusa or the Supreme eternal consc…