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Baghawad Gita, Class 202: Verses 9 to 14

Shloka 16.9: 16.9 Holding on to this view, (these people) who are of depraved character, of poor intellect, given to fearful actions and harmful, wax strong for the ruin of the world. Greetings, Continuing his teachings Swamiji said, In our scriptures, they talk about four goals of human life, known as purusharta’s. Purusha meaning human […]

Baghawad Gita, Class : Chapter , Verses 4 to 9

Shloka 16.4: 16.4 O son of Prtha, (the attributes) of one destined to have the demoniacal nature are religious ostentation, pride and haughtiness, [Another reading is abhimanah, self-conceit.-Tr.], anger as also rudeness and ignorance. Greetings, Continuing his teachings Swamiji said, In the 16th chapter of the Gita, Sri Krishna is talking about two types of […]

Baghawad Gita, Class 200: Chapter 16, Verses 2 to 4

16.2 Non-injury, truthfulness, absence of anger, renunciation, control of the internal organ, absence of vilification, kindness to creatures, non-covetousness, gentleness, modesty, freedom from restlessness; Continuing his teachings Swamiji said, in the beginning of the 16th chapter, in the first three verses, Sri Krishna is giving a list of virtues which He names daivi sampath; and […]

Baghawad Gita, Class 199: Chapter 16, Verses 1 & 2

Shloka # 16.1: 16.1 The Blessed Lord said Fearlessness, purity of mind, persistence in knowledge and yoga, charity and control of the external organs, sacrifice, (scriptural) study, austerity and rectitude; Greetings, Continuing his teachings Swamiji said, as I said in the last class, Sri Krishna is dealing with the way of life that a spiritual […]

Baghawad Gita, Class 198: Chapter 16, Verse 1

CHAPTER – 16: Yoga of division of attributes, divine and demoniac. Greetings, Continuing his teachings Swamiji said, having completed the 15th chapter, now we will enter into the 16th chapter of the Gita. The two chapters 16th and 17th have a subject matter, which is different from the main subject matter of the previous three […]

Baghawad Gita, Class 197: Chapter 15 Summary

Continuing his teachings Swamiji said, today I will give you a summary of the fifteenth chapter of the Gita, which we completed in the last class. The 15th chapter, titled Purushottama yoga, is a very popular chapter. Many people learn it by-heart, because in many places, people have to chant it compulsorily to get food!! […]

Baghawad Gita, Class 196: Chapter 15, Verses 15 to 20

Shloka 15:15: And I am seated in the hearts of all. From Me are memory, knowledge and their loss. I alone am the object to be known through all the Vedas; I am also the originator of the Vedanta, and I Myself am the knower of the Vedas. Continuing his teachings Swamiji said, with this […]

Baghawad Gita, Class 195: Chapter 15, Verses 12 to 15

Shloka 15:12: 15.12 That light in the sun which illumines the whole world, that which is in the moon, and that which is in fire,-know that light to be Mine. Continuing his teachings Swamiji said, after defining Brahman in the 6th verse of this chapter, Sri Krishna establishes in the later verses, that Brahman alone […]

Baghawad Gita, Class 194: Chapter 15, Verses 7 to 12

Shloka # 15.8: 5.8 When the master leaves it and even when he assumes a body, he departs taking these, as wind (carries away) odours from their receptacles. Continuing his teachings Swamiji said in the first six verses of the 15th chapter, Sri Krishna talked about samsara and also the means of crossing the ocean […]

Baghawad Gita, Class 193: Chapter 15 Verses

Shloka : 15. 7 15.7 It is verily a part of Mine, which becoming the eternal individual soul in the region of living beings, draws (to itself) the organs which have the mind as their sixth, and which abide in Nature. Continuing his teachings Swamiji said, in the first 6 verses of the 15th chapter, […]