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Bhagavad Gita Weekly – Chapter 2 – Sankhya Yoga – The Merit of Wisdom – Verses 48 to 51, Part 14

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This is part 14 of this series. In the last part, we looked at chapter 2, verses 39 to 47. In verse 47, one of the most popular verses in the Gita, Lord Krishna tells Arjuna, “you have a right to perform your own duty, but you are not entitled to the results of your action. Never consider yourself the cause of the results of your activities, and never be attached to not doing your duty.” This verse clearly explains…

Bhagavad Gita Weekly – Chapter 2 – Karma Yoga – Wisdom is One – Verses 39 to 47, Part 13

This is part 13 of this series. In part 12, we looked at verses 31 to 38. Through those verses, we saw Lord Krishna giving Arjuna various reasons as to why he must fight the Kurukshetra war to re-establish Dharma. Unlike what Arjuna thought about incurring sins by having to kill his kinsmen, Lord Krishna tells him that, he would only incur sin if he chooses not to perform his duties as a Kshatriya warrior and withdraw himself from this…

Bhagavad Gita Weekly – Chapter 2 – Sankhya Yoga – A Warrior Must Fight – Verses 31 to 38, Part 12

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It has been a busy couple of weeks for me with work and traveling. It feels great to be back at this again! This is the part 12 of Bhagavad Gita Weekly series. In the last part (11), we covered chapter 2, verses 27 to 30. You can read all the previous posts by clicking here and the very last one by clicking here. In the last part, we stopped at verse 30 where Lord Krishna tells Arjuna that, “the…

Bhagavad Gita Weekly – Chapter 2 – Sankhya Yoga – No Room for Grief – Verses 27 to 30, Part 11

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This is the part 11 of Bhagavad Gita Weekly series. In the last part, we covered chapter 2, verses 21 to 26. You can read all the previous posts by clicking here and the very last one by clicking here. We stopped at the following verse (26) in the last part; atha cainaṁ nitya-jātaṁ nityaṁ vā manyase mṛtam tathāpi tvaṁ mahā-bāho nainaṁ śocitum arhasi “if, however, you think that the soul will always be born and die forever, you still…

Bhagavad Gita Weekly – Chapter 2 – Sankhya Yoga – the Self is Inconceivable- Verses 21 to 26, Part 10

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This is part 10 of Bhagavad Gita Weekly series. Thank you for making an effort to read the Gita with me. Like I mentioned in one of my earlier posts, the commentary of the Gita you see here are only meant to give you a bird’s-eye view of this treasure of knowledge passed on by Lord Krishna to Arjuna and for the benefit of this entire world. My attempt here is to inspire myself to study the Gita over and…

Bhagavad Gita Weekly – Chapter 2 – Sankhya Yoga – the Real and the Unreal – Verses 16 to 20, Part 9

This is part 9 of Bhagavad Gita Weekly series. We will continue with chapter 2, verses from 16 to 20. You can read the last part here and the earlier parts here… We looked at verses 11 to 15 in the previous part where Lord Krishna accepted Arjuna as his disciple and started to reveal the eternal knowledge of the Gita. Lord Krishna tells Arjuna that, even though Arjuna does sound like a wise man, in reality, his actions prove…

Bhagavad Gita Weekly – Chapter 2 – Sankhya Yoga – The Self is Immortal – Verses 10 to 15, Part 8

This is part 8 of Bhagavad Gita Weekly series. We will continue with chapter 2, verses from 11 to 15. You can read the last part here and the earlier parts here… In the last part in this series, we looked at verses 6 to 10 where  Arjuna finally decided to surrender to Lord Krishna, seeking to be his disciple. Arjuna tells Lord Krishna that he finds all his knowledge to be inadequate in helping him drive away the grief…

Bhagavad Gita Weekly – Chapter 2 – Sankhya Yoga – Arjuna’s Surrender – Verses 6 to 10, Part 7

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This is Part 7 of Bhagavad Gita Weekly series. We will continue with chapter 2, verses 6 to 10. You can read the last part here and the earlier parts here… In the previous post, we looked at chapter 2, verses 1 to 5 where Lord Krishna asked Arjuna how did all those impurities have come upon him, that he became so delusional about his Dharma as a Kshatriya warrior. Lord said to Arjuna that whatever the reasons be, Arjuna,…

Bhagavad Gita Weekly – Chapter 2 – Sankhya Yoga – Arjuna’s Surrender – Part 6

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This is Part 6 of Bhagavad Gita Weekly series where we start chapter 2 of the Bhagavad Gita. You can read the last part here and the earlier parts here… In the previous parts of Bhagavad Gita Weekly series, we looked at the whole of Bhagavad Gita Chapter 1. We heard Sanjaya describing to his king, Dhritarashtra, what was happening at the Kurukshetra battlefield and how delusional and despondent Arjuna became after seeing his gurus, grandfather, kith and kin in…

Bhagavad Gita Weekly – Chapter 1 – Arjuna Vishada Yoga – Part 5 – Arjuna’s Delusion

This is the Part 5 of Bhagavad Gita Weekly series. You can read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4 by following these links. In the previous parts of this series, we looked at Bhagavad Gita chapter 1, verses from 1 to 30. We heard Sanjaya describing to his king Dhritarashtra what was happening at the Kurukshetra battlefield. In the last section, we stopped at where Lord Krishna drew Arjuna’s chariot between the two armies where Arjuna could…