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Bhagavad Gita

Around five thousand years ago, an incarnation of God named Krishna gave a teaching to his disciple Arjuna. This group will focus on this teaching with verse by verse text and commentary from several masters.

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Chapter 9, Verse 34 "Think of me constantly, Fill your heart with my presence, Become steady on your path, And you will come unto me." Sri Aurobindo: Love of the world, the mask, changes into the…Continue

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Chapter 9, Verse 33 "Saintly kings and holy sages, too, Seek this goal with devotion. Therefore, in this sad and forlorn world, Give all your love to me." Paramahansa Yogananda: If even sinful men…Continue

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Chapter 9, Verse 32 "All those who take refuge in me, Including prostitutes, beggars, and slaves, Though they are scorned by others, Will attain the supreme goal." Srila Prabhupada: Everyone is…Continue

IX: 31

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Chapter 9, Verse 31 "Swiftly they become pure And their hearts find lasting peace. This is certain, Arjuna.. Those who love me will never be lost." Sri Aurobindo: A movement of complete…Continue

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Chapter 9, Verse 30 "Even hardened criminals, If they turn to me with their whole hearts, Will grow into sainthood As they move towards me on this path." Sri Krishna Prem: You may miss the mark a…Continue


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Chapter 9, Verse 29 "I look upon all creatures equally, But those who bring me into their hearts Realize that they are a part of me, And I come to life in them. Sri Aurobindo: It is an…Continue

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Chapter 9, Verse  28 You will be freed fromThe results of your actions,Good or harmful.Unfettered and untroubled,You will come to Me. Father Bede Griffiths: Anything done selfishly will bind you. …Continue

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Chapter  9,  Verse  27 “Whatever you do, Arjuna,Whatever you say or eatOr pray or enjoy or suffer,Do it as an offering to Me.” Swami Satchidananda: Doing things for others without expecting anything…Continue

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Chapter 9, Verse 26 "Any offering... A leaf, a flower, A piece of fruit, Or a cup of water I will appreciate If it is given With a loving heart." Swami Satchidananda: It's the heart behind the…Continue

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Comment by Luna Arjuna on March 8, 2014 at 7:01am

“Whenever and wherever there is a decline in religious practice, O descendant of Bharata, and a predominant rise of irreligion — at that time I descend myself.”  –  Lord Krishna

Comment by Luna Arjuna on March 8, 2014 at 6:55am

"That supreme abode of mine is not illumined by the sun or moon, nor by fire or electricity. Those who reach it never return to this material world."  –  Lord Krishna

Comment by Luna Arjuna on March 8, 2014 at 6:52am

“One who is not envious but is a kind friend to all living entities, who does not think himself a proprietor and is free from false ego, who is equal in both happiness and distress, who is tolerant, always satisfied, self-controlled, and engaged in devotional service with determination, his mind and intelligence fixed on Me, such a devotee of Mine is very dear to Me.”  –  Lord Krishna

Comment by Luna Arjuna on March 8, 2014 at 6:50am

“Pride, arrogance, conceit, anger, harshness and ignorance, these qualities belong to those of demoniac nature.” 

Comment by Luna Arjuna on March 8, 2014 at 6:47am

Do you know Hindus have the richest culture of all! It is illustrated in BhagavadGita, the main scripture of Hinduism including the conversation between Lord Krishna and Arjuna.

Comment by Luna Arjuna on March 7, 2014 at 3:06am

We can attain an immortal spiritual body full of bliss, knowledge, eternal, and without a trace of calamity if we listen & follow the BhagavadGita with seriousness.

Comment by Luna Arjuna on March 7, 2014 at 3:05am

Take a glimpse at the 700 verses of BhagavadGita ...

Comment by Eva Libre on October 23, 2012 at 4:44am

Comment by Eva Libre on July 18, 2012 at 9:55am

Chapter-2:Contents of the Gita Summarized
Bhagavad-gita As It Is -- 2.71

विहाय कामान्यः सर्वान्पुमांश्र्चरति निःस्पृहः |
निर्ममो निरहङ्कारः स शान्तिमधिगच्छति || ७१ ||

vihāya kāmān yaḥ sarvān
pumāṁś carati niḥspṛhaḥ
nirmamo nirahaṅkāraḥ
sa śāntim adhigacchati

vihāya—after giving up; kāmān—all material desires for sense gratification; yaḥ—the person; sarvān—all; pumān—a person; carati—lives; nihṣpṛhaḥ —desireless; nirmamaḥ—without a sense of proprietorship; nirahaṅkāraḥ—without false ego; saḥ—all; śāntim—perfect peace; adhigacchati—attains.

A person who has given up all desires for sense gratification, who lives free from desires, who has given up all sense of proprietorship and is devoid of false ego-he alone can attain real peace.

To become desireless means not to desire anything for sense gratification. In other words, desire for becoming Kṛṣṇa conscious is actually desirelessness. To understand one's actual position as the eternal servitor of Kṛṣṇa, without falsely claiming this material body to be oneself and without falsely claiming proprietorship over anything in the world, is the perfect stage of Kṛṣṇa consciousness. One who is situated in this perfect stage knows that because Kṛṣṇa is the proprietor of everything, therefore everything must be used for the satisfaction of Kṛṣṇa. Arjuna did not want to fight for his own sense satisfaction, but when he became fully Kṛṣṇa conscious he fought because Kṛṣṇa wanted him to fight. For himself there was no desire to fight, but for Kṛṣṇa the same Arjuna fought to his best ability. Desire for the satisfaction of Kṛṣṇa is really desirelessness; it is not an artificial attempt to abolish desires. The living entity cannot be desireless or senseless, but he does have to change the quality of the desires. A materially desireless person certainly knows that everything belongs to Kṛṣṇa (īśāvāsyam idaṁ sarvam), and therefore he does not falsely claim proprietorship over anything. This transcendental knowledge is based on self-realization-namely, knowing perfectly well that every living entity is the eternal part and parcel of Kṛṣṇa in spiritual identity. and therefore the eternal position of the living entity is never on the level of Kṛṣṇa or greater than Him. This understanding of Kṛṣṇa consciousness is the basic principle of real peace.


Comment by Krishna Jaya on March 19, 2012 at 6:38pm

Christ/Krishna...same root.

Thanks to both of you for your beautiful contributions.  I'm a devotee of both Christ and Krishna and am a student of planetary movements as well, so it all fits together like a puzzle  :o)


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