[Bhagavad Gita] – Chapter 5 verse 25

labhante brahma-nirvāṇam ṛiṣhayaḥ kṣhīṇa-kalmaṣhāḥ chhinna-dvaidhā yatātmānaḥ sarva-bhūta-hite ratāḥ Those holy persons, whose sins have been purged, whose doubts are annihilated, whose minds are disciplined, and who are devoted to the welfare of all beings, attain God and are liberated from material existence. In the preceding verse, Shree Krishna explained the state of the sages who … Continue reading [Bhagavad Gita] – Chapter 5 verse 25

[Bhagavad Gita] – Chapter 11 verse 40

namaḥ purastād atha pṛiṣhṭhatas te namo ’stu te sarvata eva sarva ananta-vīryāmita-vikramas tvaṁ sarvaṁ samāpnoṣhi tato ’si sarvaḥ O Lord of infinite power, my salutations to you from the front and the rear, indeed from all sides! You possess infinite valor and might and pervade everything, and thus, you are everything. Arjun continues with his … Continue reading [Bhagavad Gita] – Chapter 11 verse 40

[Bhagavad Gita] – Chapter 4 verse 31

yajña-śhiṣhṭāmṛita-bhujo yānti brahma sanātanam nāyaṁ loko ’styayajñasya kuto ’nyaḥ kuru-sattama Those who know the secret of sacrifice, and engaging in it, partake of its remnants that are like nectar, advance toward the Absolute Truth. O best of the Kurus, those who perform no sacrifice find no happiness either in this world or the next. The … Continue reading [Bhagavad Gita] – Chapter 4 verse 31

[Bhagavad Gita] – Chapter 18 verse 61

īśhvaraḥ sarva-bhūtānāṁ hṛid-deśhe ‘rjuna tiṣhṭhati bhrāmayan sarva-bhūtāni yantrārūḍhāni māyayā The Supreme Lord dwells in the hearts of all living beings, O Arjun. According to their karmas, he directs the wanderings of the souls, who are seated on a machine made of the material energy. Emphasizing the dependence of the soul upon God, Shree Krishna says, … Continue reading [Bhagavad Gita] – Chapter 18 verse 61

[Bhagavad Gita] – Chapter 11 verse 50

śhrī-bhagavān uvācha su-durdarśham idaṁ rūpaṁ dṛiṣhṭavān asi yan mama devā apy asya rūpasya nityaṁ darśhana-kāṅkṣhiṇaḥ nāhaṁ vedair na tapasā na dānena na chejyayā śhakya evaṁ-vidho draṣhṭuṁ dṛiṣhṭavān asi māṁ yathā The Supreme Lord said: This form of mine that you are seeing is exceedingly difficult to behold. Even the celestial gods are eager to see … Continue reading [Bhagavad Gita] – Chapter 11 verse 50

[Bhagavad Gita] – Chapter 18 verse 78

yatra yogeśhvaraḥ kṛiṣhṇo yatra pārtho dhanur-dharaḥ tatra śhrīr vijayo bhūtir dhruvā nītir matir mama Wherever there is Shree Krishna, the Lord of all Yog, and wherever there is Arjun, the supreme archer, there will also certainly be unending opulence, victory, prosperity, and righteousness. Of this, I am certain. The Bhagavad Gita concludes with this verse delivering a … Continue reading [Bhagavad Gita] – Chapter 18 verse 78

[Bhagavad Gita] – Chapter 11 verse 44

tasmāt praṇamya praṇidhāya kāyaṁ prasādaye tvām aham īśham īḍyam piteva putrasya sakheva sakhyuḥ priyaḥ priyāyārhasi deva soḍhum Therefore, O adorable Lord, bowing deeply and prostrating before you, I implore you for your grace. As a father tolerates his son, a friend forgives his friend, and a lover pardons the beloved, please forgive me for my … Continue reading [Bhagavad Gita] – Chapter 11 verse 44

[Bhagavad Gita] – Chapter 9 verse 6

yathākāśha-sthito nityaṁ vāyuḥ sarvatra-go mahān tathā sarvāṇi bhūtāni mat-sthānītyupadhāraya Know that as the mighty wind blowing everywhere rests always in the sky, likewise all living beings rest always in Me. Shree Krishna has used the term mat sthāni three times, from the fourth verse to the sixth verse.  It means “all living beings rest in Him.”  They … Continue reading [Bhagavad Gita] – Chapter 9 verse 6

[Bhagavad Gita] – Chapter 3 verse 8

niyataṁ kuru karma tvaṁ karma jyāyo hyakarmaṇaḥ śharīra-yātrāpi cha te na prasiddhyed akarmaṇaḥYou should thus perform your prescribed Vedic duties, since action is superior to inaction. By ceasing activity, even your bodily maintenance will not be possible. Until the mind and intellect reach a state where they are absorbed in God-consciousness, physical work performed in … Continue reading [Bhagavad Gita] – Chapter 3 verse 8