Friday, December 09, 2016.
Srimad Bhagavad-Gita :
Chapter-13. ( Khetra-kshetrajna-vibhaga-yogam )
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.
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, intelligence, the unmanifested, the ten senses, the mind, the five sense objects, desire, hatred, happiness, distress, the aggregate, the life symptoms, and convictions-all these are considered, in summary, to be the field of activities and its interactions.
From all the authoritative statements of the great sages, the Vedic hymns and the aphorisms of the Vedanta-sutra, the components of this world are earth, water, fire, air and ether.
These are the five great elements (mahabhuta).
To be continued ...