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Gita : Ch-11. Slo-26 & 27.





Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :

Chapter-11.(Visvarupa-darsana-yogam)

Slokam-26-27. ( All the sons of Dhṛtarāṣṭra along with their allied kings, and Bhishma, Drona and Karna, and all our soldiers are rushing into Your mouths, their heads smashed by Your fearful teeth. I see that some are being crushed between Your teeth as well.)

26.

ami  ca  tvam  dhrtarashtrasya  putrah

sarve  sahaivavanipalasamghaih,

bhishmo  dronah  sutaputrastathasau

sahasmadiyairapi  yodhamukhyaih.


ami  dhrtarashtrasya  putrah     =  all  these  sons  Dhritarashtra;

bhishmah  dronah  =  Bhishma Pitamaha  and  Dronacharya;

asau  sutaputrah  ca  =  that  Karna  and;

tatha  =  thus;

asmadiyaih  yodhamukhyaih  sah  =  along  with  our  fighting  soldiers;

sarva  api  =  all,  ( the above );

tvam  visanti  =  attain  you;


27.

vaktrani  te  tvaramana  visanti

damshtrakaralani  bhayanakani,

kecidvilagna  dasanantareshu

sandrsyante  curnitairuttamangaih.


damshtrakaralani  bhayanakani  =  very  fearful  terrible  teeth;

te  vaktrani  =  towards  your  mouth;

tvaramana  visanti  =  with  great  speed entering;

kecid  curnitaih  uttamangaih  =  some  of  them  with  broken, smashed  heads  and;

dasanantareshu  =  between  the  teeth;

vilagnah  samdrsyante  =   seen  being  caught.


In a previous slokam the Lord promised to show Arjuna things he would by very interested in seeing.

Now Arjuna sees that the leaders of the opposite party (Bhishma, Drona, Karna and all the sons of Dhrtarashtra) and their soldiers and Arjuna's own soldiers are all being annihilated.

This is an indication that Arjuna will emerge victorious in battle, despite heavy losses on both sides. It is also mentioned here that Bhishma, who is supposed to be unconquerable, will also be smashed. So also Karna.

Not only will the great warriors of the other party like Bhishma be smashed, but some of the great warriors of Arjuna's side also.


The Supreme Lord Krishna was requested by Arjuna in slokam 25 with the word prasida meaning be merciful and grace him to be free from fear; yet Lord Krishna exhibited His visvarupa or divine universal form to indicate that there was nothing to fear for His devotees and that the battle of the two armies and the whole material manifestation was completely under His control.

The visvarupa was revealed to assure Arjuna of his definite victory and resultant fame by the Pandavas victory over the Kauravas.

This victory arranged and orchestrated by Lord Krishna was to rid the burden on Earth of the Kauravas along with other demons in the guise of kings who were slain previously during the great war with the demigods and had now taken rebirth again as millions of warriors dispersed throughout both armies.

In slokam seven Lord Krishna told Arjuna that he could see any reality he would want to see in the visvarupa and now he is seeing his enemies defeat and his own victory which would soon transpire.

Duryodhana, Bhishma who was educated in the heavenly planets, Drona who had received divine weapons from Parasurama, Karna the son of Surya the sungod along with the principle warriors on the Pandava side such as Dhrishtadyumna and Sikhandi are all seen rushing headlong directly into the innumerable mouths of the visvarupa where they are gnashed by the fearsome teeth and perish.


This slokam relates to verse seven where Lord Krishna states any reality one would care to see is present in His visvarupa or divine universal form.

In the visvarupa can be seen the coming victory and defeat in the battle of Kurukshetra which Arjuna will soon be fighting and indeed he sees all the 100 sons of King Dhritarashtra with all the kings fighting for the Kauravas along with all the kings and princes and principle warriors on the Pandava side such as Dhrishtadyumna and Sikhandi rushing into the gaping, fierce mouths and teeth of multitudinous faces of the almighty visvarupa .

Arjuna can clearly see Bhishma, Drona and Karna as well entering into these gnashing mouths along with the others.

It is not that they are individually entering separately but both sides are speedily entering different mouths at the same time and can be seen to be destroyed therein.

To be continued  ....


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