Gita : Ch-12. Slo-3&4. Discussion-4
Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :
Chapter-12. ( Bhakti-yogam)
Slokam - 3 & 4.
ye tvaksharamanirdesyam avyaktam paryupasate,
sarvatragamacintyam ca kutasthamacalam dhruvam.
sanniyamyendriyagramam sarvatra samabuddhayah,
te prapnuvanti mameva sarvabhutahite ratah.
indriyagramam samniyamya = contolling all sense-organs as necessary;
sarvatra samabuddhayah = exclusively and with maximum balanced mind;
sarvabhutahite ratah = taking care and interest towards the welfare of complete living things;
ye tu = one who;
arvatragam acintyam = all-pervading and unimaginable ( inconceivable );
kutastham acalam = in the center and immovable;
dhruvam anirdesyam = permanent ( fixed ) and indefinite;
avyaktam aksharam = unmanifested and which is beyond the perception of the senses ( Brahmam )
paryupasate = practice Upasana;
te mam eva prapnuvanti = they attain Me only.
The phrase sarvatra sama-buddhayah means equanimity towards all living entities which manifests itself when the cognition of the atma residing in the etheric heart of all living entities being of variegated and diverse species seen specifically as consciousness although concealed by various forms becomes a reality.
Firmly fixed in this understanding one automatically becomes sarva-bhuta-hite ratah or favourably disposed to the welfare of all living entities or it can mean well removed from wishing any enmity towards any jiva or embodied being, for enmity is a product engendered by false ego due to imagining gradations in the atma's between jivas because of external differences in their physical bodies.
One should not consider that those votaries of the impersonal unmanifest brahman which is the spiritual substratum pervading all existence or seekers of the imperceptible atma or eternal soul who without requisite faith do not propitiate the Supreme Lord Krishna are in any way superior to those who perform bhakti or exclusive loving devotion to Him.
In these two verses Lord Krishna explains that even those adherents of the Vedic culture who are not His devotees that rigidly control their senses from pursuing their objects of attraction with equanimity of mind towards all because they behold everything as part of the brahman or the spiritual substratum pervading all existence.
To be continued ....