Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 55

प्रजहाति यदा कामान्सर्वान्पार्थ मनोगतान् । आत्मन्येवात्मना तुष्टः स्थितप्रज्ञस्तदोच्यते ॥२-५५॥ prajahati yada kaman sarvan partha manogatan atmany eva itmana tushtaha sthitapraghnas tadochayte ॥ 2-55 ॥   Transliteration: In Bhagavad Gita chapter 2 verse 55 Lord Krishna details to Arjuna path to reach stage of Sthitaprajna (one who finally succeeds in establishing […]


Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 54

स्थितप्रज्ञस्य का भाषा समाधिस्थस्य केशव । स्थितधीः किं प्रभाषेत किमासीत व्रजेत किम् ॥२-५४॥ Sthitapraghnasya ka bhasha samadhisthasya keshava sthitadhihi kim prabhaseta kim asita vrajeta kim ॥ 2-54 ॥   Transliteration After Lord Krishna details to Arjuna characteristics of an enlightened soul… he further asks Sri Krishna about physical manifest life […]


Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 53

श्रुतिविप्रतिपन्ना ते यदा स्थास्यति निश्चला । समाधावचला बुद्धिस्तदा योगमवाप्स्यसि ॥२-५३॥ Shrutivipratipanna te yada sthasyati nischala samadhav achala buddhis tada yogam avapsyasi ॥ 2-53 ॥   Transliteration In Bhagavad Gita chapter 2 verse 53, Lord Krishna defines the path to reach stage of Nirvikalpa Samadhi. As stated by Sri Krishna, buddhi […]


Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 52

यदा ते मोहकलिलं बुद्धिर्व्यतितरिष्यति । तदा गन्तासि निर्वेदं श्रोतव्यस्य श्रुतस्य च ॥२-५२॥ yada hi mohakalilam buddhir vyatitarishyati tada gantasi nirvedam shrotavyasya shrutasya cha   ॥ 2-52 ॥   Transliteration Through Bhagavad Gita chapter 2 verse 52 Lord Srikrishna highlights to Arjuna the biggest impediment on path of pure spirituality… Moha […]


Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 51

कर्मजं बुद्धियुक्ता हि फलं त्यक्त्वा मनीषिणः । जन्मबन्धविनिर्मुक्ताः पदं गच्छन्त्यनामयम् ॥२-५१॥ karmajam buddhiyukta hi phalam tyaktva manisinah janma bandhavinirmuktaha padam gachhanty anamayam ॥ 2-51 ॥   Transliteration Through Bhagavad Gita chapter 2 verse 51, Lord Krishna categorically defines the path that leads to stage of Nirvikalpa Samadhi (state of absolute […]


Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 50

बुद्धियुक्तो जहातीह उभे सुकृतदुष्कृते । तस्माद्योगाय युज्यस्व योगः कर्मसु कौशलम् ॥२-५०॥ buddhiyukto jahāthīa ubhe sukṛtaduṣkṛte tasmādyogāya yujyasvayogaḥ karmasu kauśalam ॥ 2-50 ॥   Transliteration Lord Krishna tells Arjuna in unequivocal terms… those practicing samatva (equanimity) in all phases of life finally transcend ocean of Samsara (worldly life) in all respects. Transcending […]


Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 48

योगस्थः कुरु कर्माणि सङ्गं त्यक्त्वा धनंजय । सिद्ध्यसिद्ध्योः समो भूत्वा समत्वं योग उच्यते ॥२-४८॥ yogastha˙ kuru karmāṇi saṅgaḿ tyaktvādhanañjaya siddhy-asiddhyoḥ samo bhūtvāsamatvaḿ yoga ucyate ॥ 2-48 ॥   Transliteration In Bhagavad Gita chapter 2 verse 48 Lord Krishna addressing Arjuna as Dhananjaya (one capable of winning unaccountable wealth in wars)… simply […]


Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 47

कर्मण्येवाधिकारस्ते मा फलेषु कदाचन । मा कर्मफलहेतुर्भूर्मा ते सङ्गोऽस्त्वकर्मणि ॥२-४७॥ karmaṇy evādhikāras te  mā phaleṣu kadācana mā karmaphalahetur bhūr mā te saṅgo ʼstv akarmaṇi ॥ 2-47 ॥   Transliteration In bhagavad gita chapter 2 verse 47 Lord Krishna emphasizes on Arjuna need for indulgence in karma. As ordained by God Almighty… no […]


Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 46

यावानर्थ उदपाने सर्वतः संप्लुतोदके । तावान्सर्वेषु वेदेषु ब्राह्मणस्य विजानतः ॥२-४६॥ yāvān artha udapāne sarvataḥ saṃplutodake tāvān sarveṣu vedeṣu brhmaṇasya vijnataḥ ॥ 2-46 ॥   Transliteration In Bhagavad Gita chapter 2 verse 46 Lord Srikrishna clearly details limitations of Vedas (Hinduism revelations). As per Lord Krishna behind every scripture laid domain of […]


Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 45

त्रैगुण्यविषया वेदा निस्त्रैगुण्यो भवार्जुन । निर्द्वन्द्वो नित्यसत्त्वस्थो निर्योगक्षेम आत्मवान् ॥२-४५॥ traiguṇyaviṣayā vedā nistraiguṇyo bhavā ʼrjuna nirdvandvo nityasattvastho  niryogakṣema ātmavān  ॥ 2-45 ॥   Transliteration In Bhagavad Gita chapter 2 verse 45 Lord Krishna tells Arjuna in unequivocal terms that Vedas (Hinduism revelations) promote Sakaam form of yoga, indulgence in yagnas (rituals) and life […]


Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 44

भोगैश्वर्यप्रसक्तानां तयापहृतचेतसाम् । व्यवसायात्मिका बुद्धिः समाधौ न विधीयते ॥२-४४॥ bhogaishvaryaprasaktanam taya apahritachetasam vyavasayatmika buddhin samadhau na vidhiyate  ॥ 2-44 ॥   Transliteration The teachings of Lord Krishna in Geeta chapter 2 verse 44 were blunt and clear. Human beings indulging in sense enjoyments, those attracted by riches of material world […]


Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 43

कामात्मानः स्वर्गपरा जन्मकर्मफलप्रदाम् । क्रियाविशेषबहुलां भोगैश्वर्यगतिं प्रति ॥२-४३॥ Kamatmanaha svargapara Janmakarmaphalapradam Kriyavisha bahulam Bhogaishvaryagatim prati   ॥ 2-43 ॥   Transliteration Through Bhagavad Gita chapter 2 verse 43 Lord Krishna further elaborates inherent deficiencies in system of Sakaam karma yogis. For a Sakaam karma Yogi, desire of fruits of karma performed was […]


Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 42

यामिमां पुष्पितां वाचं प्रवदन्त्यविपश्चितः । वेदवादरताः पार्थ नान्यदस्तीति वादिनः ॥२-४२॥ yam imam pushpitam vacham pravadanty avipashchitaha vedavadarataha partha na anyad astiti vadinaha   ॥ 2-42 ॥   Transliteration In Bhagavad Gita chapter 2 verse 42 Lord Krishna deals with apparent ignorance of Sakaam Karmi (one attached to fruits of karma performed). Lord […]


Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 41

व्यवसायात्मिका बुद्धिरेकेह कुरुनन्दन । बहुशाखा ह्यनन्ताश्च बुद्धयोऽव्यवसायिनाम् ॥२-४१॥ vyavasayitmika buddhir eke aha kurunandana bahushakha hyanantashcha buddhayo vyavasayinam ॥ 2-41 ॥   Transliteration In Bhagavad Gita chapter 2 verse 41, Lord Krishna addresses Arjuna thus… O descendant scion of Kuru dynasty: path of karma yoga finally leads a serious seeker of […]


Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 40

नेहाभिक्रमनाशोऽस्ति प्रत्यवायो न विद्यते । स्वल्पमप्यस्य धर्मस्य त्रायते महतो भयात् ॥२-४०॥ ne aha bhikramanshosti pratyavayo no vidyate svalpam api asya dharmasya trayate mahato bhayat ॥ 2-40 ॥   Transliteration In Bhagavad Gita chapter 2 verse 40 Lord Krishna confirms to Arjuna that path of karma nishtha, path of karma yoga […]


Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 39

एषा तेऽभिहिता सांख्ये बुद्धिर्योगे त्विमां शृणु । बुद्ध्या युक्तो यया पार्थ कर्मबन्धं प्रहास्यसि ॥२-३९॥ esa te abhihita sankhye buddhir yoge tva imam shrinu buddhya yukto yaya partha karmabandhanam prahasyasi ॥ 2-39 ॥   Transliteration In Bhagavad Gita chapter 2 verse 39 Lord Krishna addresses Arjuna, O Partha (son of Kunti)… […]


Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 38

सुखदुःखे समे कृत्वा लाभालाभौ जयाजयौ । ततो युद्धाय युज्यस्व नैवं पापमवाप्स्यसि ॥२-३८॥ sukh-dukhe same kritva labhalabhau jayajayau tato yuddhaya yujyasva nai avam papam avapsyasi ॥ 2-38 ॥   Transliteration In Bhagavad Gita chapter 2 verse 38 Lord Krishna enumerates benefits of indulging in Svadharma. As a Kshatriya Warrior, as chieftain […]


Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 37

हतो वा प्राप्स्यसि स्वर्गं जित्वा वा भोक्ष्यसे महीम् । तस्मादुत्तिष्ठ कौन्तेय युद्धाय कृतनिश्चयः ॥२-३७॥ hato va prapasyasi svargam jitva va bhokshyase mahim tasmad uttistha kaunteya yuddhaya kritanishchayah ॥ 2-37 ॥   Transliteration In Bhagavad Gita chapter 2 verse 37 Lord Krishna primarily prepares Arjuna to stand up and fight Dharma […]


Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 36

अवाच्यवादांश्च बहून्वदिष्यन्ति तवाहिताः । निन्दन्तस्तव सामर्थ्यं ततो दुःखतरं नु किम् ॥२-३६॥ avachyavadamshcha bahun vadishyanti tava ahitaha nindantas tava samorthyam tato dukhataram nu kim ॥ 2-36 ॥   Transliteration In Bhagavad Gita chapter 2 verse 36 Srikrishna highlights to Arjuna demerits of non-indulgence in war of dharma (righteousness). As per Lord […]


Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 35

भयाद्रणादुपरतं मंस्यन्ते त्वां महारथाः । येषां च त्वं बहुमतो भूत्वा यास्यसि लाघवम् ॥२-३५॥ bhayadranad upratam mansyante tvam maharathaha yesham cha tvam bahumato bhutva yasyasi laghvam ॥ 2-35 ॥   Transliteration In Bhagavad Gita chapter 2 verse 35 Krishna tells Arjuna that accomplished warriors like Bhishma, Dronacharya… even Karna would consider […]


Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 34

अकीर्तिं चापि भूतानि कथयिष्यन्ति तेऽव्ययाम् । सम्भावितस्य चाकीर्तिर्मरणादतिरिच्यते ॥२-३४॥ akirtim cha api bhutani kathayishyanti te avyayam sambhavitashya cha akritir marnanad atirichyate ॥ 2-34 ॥   Transliteration In Bhagavad Gita chapter 2 verse 34 Krishna further tells Arjuna… demerits of not fighting Dharma yuddha (war of righteousness) against evil forces of […]


Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 33

अथ चेत्त्वमिमं धर्म्यं संग्रामं न करिष्यसि । ततः स्वधर्मं कीर्तिं च हित्वा पापमवाप्स्यसि ॥२-३३॥ atha chet tvam imam dharmyam samgramum na karishyasi tatah svadharmam kirtim cha hitva papam avapsyasi ॥ 2-33 ॥   Transliteration In Bhagavad Gita chapter 2 verse 33 Lord Krishna highlights to Arjuna outcome of not fighting […]


Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 32

यदृच्छया चोपपन्नं स्वर्गद्वारमपावृतम् । सुखिनः क्षत्रियाः पार्थ लभन्ते युद्धमीदृशम् ॥२-३२॥ yadrichhaya cho apapannam svargadvaram apavritam sukhinah kshatriyah partha labhante yuddham idrisham ॥ 2-32 ॥   Transliteration In Bhagavad Gita chapter 2 verse 32 Lord Krishna addresses Arjuna as Partha (son of Kunti): eulogizing the fact that Arjuna was no ordinary […]


Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 31

स्वधर्ममपि चावेक्ष्य न विकम्पितुमर्हसि । धर्म्याद्धि युद्धाच्छ्रेयोऽन्यत्क्षत्रियस्य न विद्यते ॥२-३१॥ svadharmam api cha vekshya na vikampitam arhasi dharmyad dhi yuddha chhreyo anyat shatriyasya na vidyate ॥ 2-31 ॥   Transliteration In Bhagavad Gita chapter 2 verse 31 Lord Krishna addresses Arjuna thus… as a Kshatriya (warrior clan), if you think […]


Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 30

देही नित्यमवध्योऽयं देहे सर्वस्य भारत । तस्मात्सर्वाणि भूतानि न त्वं शोचितुमर्हसि ॥२-३०॥ dehi nityamo avadhyo ayam dehe sarvasya bharata tasmat sarvani bhutani na tvam shochitam arhasi  ॥ 2-30 ॥   Transliteration In Bhagavad Gita chapter 2 verse 30 Lord Krishna enumerates fundamental difference between deh and dehi. Remaining attached to […]


Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 29

आश्चर्यवत्पश्यति कश्चिदेनमाश्चर्यवद्वदति तथैव चान्यः । आश्चर्यवच्चैनमन्यः शृणोति श्रुत्वाप्येनं वेद न चैव कश्चित् ॥२-२९॥ ashcharyavat pashyati kashchid enam ashcharyavad vadanti tathaiva cha anyah. Ashcharyavachai anamanyah shrinoti Shrutva apyenam veda na chaiva kashchit  ॥ 2-29 ॥   Transliteration In Bhagavad Gita chapter 2 verse 29 Lord Krishna enumerates to Arjuna features of […]


Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 28

अव्यक्तादीनि भूतानि व्यक्तमध्यानि भारत । अव्यक्तनिधनान्येव तत्र का परिदेवना ॥२-२८॥   avyaktadini bhutani vyaktamadhyani bharata avyaktanidhanani eva tatra ka paridevana  ॥ 2-28 ॥   Transliteration Bhagavad Gita chapter 2 verse 28 by Lord Krishna encompasses a very deep spiritual meaning. In this shloka verse Lord Krishna details to Arjuna the […]


Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 27

जातस्य हि ध्रुवो मृत्युर्ध्रुवं जन्म मृतस्य च । तस्मादपरिहार्येऽर्थे न त्वं शोचितुमर्हसि ॥२-२७॥ jatasya hi dhruvo mrityur dhruvam janma mritasyascha, tasmad apariharyerthe na tvam shochitum arhasi  ॥ 2-27 ॥   Transliteration In Bhagavad Gita chapter 2 verse 27 Lord Krishna preaches to Arjuna the sustaining order of life in cosmic […]


Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 26

अथ चैनं नित्यजातं नित्यं वा मन्यसे मृतम् । तथापि त्वं महाबाहो नैवं शोचितुमर्हसि ॥२-२६॥ atha chainam nityajatam nityam va manyase mritam tatha api tvam mahabaho naianam shochitum arhasi   ॥ 2-26 ॥   Transliteration In Bhagavad Gita chapter 2 verse 26 Lord Krishna says to Arjuna, O Mahabahu: if you think […]


Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 25

अव्यक्तोऽयमचिन्त्योऽयमविकार्योऽयमुच्यते । तस्मादेवं विदित्वैनं नानुशोचितुमर्हसि ॥२-२५॥ avyakto ‘yam acintyo ‘yam avikaryo ‘yam ucyate tasmad evam viditvainam na anushocitam arhasi  ॥ 2-25 ॥   Transliteration To provide relief to grieving Arjuna, Lord Krishna impresses upon Arjuna various attributes of soul atman, the spirit within! Lord Krishna says, O Arjuna: People say that our […]