[Bhagavad Gita] – Chapter 4 verse 8

paritrāṇāya sādhūnāṁ vināśhāya cha duṣhkṛitāmdharma-sansthāpanārthāya sambhavāmi yuge yuge To protect the righteous, to annihilate the wicked, and to reestablish the principles of dharma I appear on this earth, age after age. Having stated in the last verse that God descends in the world, he now states the three reasons for doing so: 1) To annihilate … Continue reading [Bhagavad Gita] – Chapter 4 verse 8

[Bhagavad Gita] – Chapter 14 verse 18

ūrdhvaṁ gachchhanti sattva-sthā madhye tiṣhṭhanti rājasāḥ jaghanya-guṇa-vṛitti-sthā adho gachchhanti tāmasāḥ Those situated in the mode of goodness rise upward; those in the mode of passion stay in the middle; and those in the mode of ignorance go downward. Shree Krishna explains that the reincarnation of the souls in their next birth is linked to the guṇas that … Continue reading [Bhagavad Gita] – Chapter 14 verse 18