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Bhagavadgita – Moksha Sannyas Yoga Concluding Shloka

Yatra yogeshwarah krishno yatra paartho dhanurdharah; Tatra shreervijayo bhootirdhruvaa neetirmatirmama. Wherever there is Krishna, the Lord of Yoga, wherever there is Arjuna, the archer, there are prosperity, happiness, victory and firm policy; such is my conviction. Interpretation This is the final shloka of the Bhagavad Gita and Sanjaya concludes the Gita for us. He compares Lord […]

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Bhagavadgita Chapter 18 Moksha Sannyas Yoga Verse 76

Raajan samsmritya samsmritya samvaadam imam adbhutam;Keshavaarjunayoh punyam hrishyaami cha muhurmuhuh. O King, remembering this wonderful and holy dialogue between Krishna and Arjuna, I rejoice again and again! Interpretation This shloka also has Sanjaya telling about the Gita and its listening experience to Dhritharashtra. Its the curiosity of Dhritharashtra that prompted Sanjaya to say this. He tells […]

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Bhagavadgita Chapter 18 Moksha Sannyas Yoga Verse 75

Vyaasaprasaadaacchrutavaan etadguhyamaham param;Yogam yogeshwaraat krishnaat saakshaat kathayatah swayam. Through the Grace of Vyasa I have heard this supreme and most secret Yoga direct from Krishna, the Lord of Yoga Himself declaring it. Interpretation This shloka has Sanjaya, the Charioteer of King Dhritharashtra speaking to the blind King about his guru. Here Sanjaya talks about his spiritual […]

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Bhagavadgita Chapter 18 Moksha Sannyas Yoga Verse 74

Sanjaya Uvaacha: Ityaham vaasudevasya paarthasya cha mahaatmanah;Samvaadam imam ashrausham adbhutam romaharshanam. Sanjaya said: Thus have I heard this wonderful dialogue between Krishna and the high-souled Arjuna, which causes the hair to stand Interpretation As Lord Krishna was narrating Gita to Arjuna, there was another thing happening parallely which we hardly noticed.  Sanjaya, the charioteer of King […]

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Bhagavadgita Chapter 18 Moksha Sannyas Yoga Verse 73

Arjuna Uvaacha: Nashto mohah smritirlabdhaa twatprasaadaanmayaachyuta; Sthito’smi gata sandehah karishye vachanam tava. Arjuna said: Destroyed is my delusion as I have gained knowledge through Thy Grace, O Krishna! I am firm; my doubts are gone. I will act according to Thy word. Interpretation Arjuna is finally talking and starts to tell Lord Krishna his experience of […]

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Bhagavadgita Chapter 18 Moksha Sannyas Yoga Verse 72

Kacchid etacchrutam paartha twayaikaagrena chetasaa; Kacchid ajnaanasammohah pranashtaste dhananjaya. Has this been heard, O Arjuna, with one-pointed mind? Has the delusion of thy ignorance been fully destroyed, O Dhananjaya? Interpretation This is the last Shloka where Lord Krishna is speaking to Arjuna on the Gita. He has told everything that He had to tell it to […]

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Bhagavadgita Chapter 18 Moksha Sannyas Yoga Verse 71

Shraddhaavaan anasooyashcha shrinuyaadapi yo narah;So’pi muktah shubhaamllokaan praapnuyaat punyakarmanaam. The man also who hears this, full of faith and free from malice, he, too, liberated, shall attain to the happy worlds of those of righteous deeds. Interpretation This shloka talks about Lord furthering the discussion on those who listen to Gita that He narrated to Arjuna. […]

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Bhagavadgita Chapter 18 Moksha Sannyas Yoga Verse 70

Adhyeshyate cha ya imam dharmyam samvaadamaavayoh;Jnaanayajnena tenaaham ishtah syaamiti me matih. And he who will study this sacred dialogue of ours, by him I shall have been worshiped by the sacrifice of wisdom; such is My conviction. Interpretation Lord in this shloka is talking about the people who worship Him with the sacrifice of wisdom. He […]

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Bhagavadgita Chapter 18 Moksha Sannyas Yoga Verse 69

Na cha tasmaanmanushyeshu kashchinme priyakrittamah; Bhavitaa na cha me tasmaadanyah priyataro bhuvi. Nor is there any among men who does dearer service to Me, nor shall there be another on earth dearer to Me than he. Interpretation Lord in this shloka talks about the person who imparts Gita to his devotees. Lord says that anyone who […]