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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 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 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 68

Ya imam paramam guhyam madbhakteshvabhidhaasyati; Bhaktim mayi paraam kritwaa maamevaishyatyasamshayah. He who with supreme devotion to Me will teach this supreme secret to My devotees, shall doubtless come to Me. Interpretation Lord in this shloka is talking about the kind of people who will come to Him. This is a short shloka but has a depth […]

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Bhagavadgita Chapter 18 Moksha Sannyas Yoga Verse 67

Idam te naatapaskaaya naabhaktaaya kadaachana; Na chaashushrooshave vaachyam na cha maam yo’bhyasooyati. This is never to be spoken by thee to one who is devoid of austerities, to one who is not devoted, nor to one who does not render service, nor who does not desire to listen, nor to one who cavils at Me. Interpretation […]

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Bhagavadgita Chapter 18 Moksha Sannyas Yoga Verse 66

Sarvadharmaan parityajya maamekam sharanam vraja; Aham twaa sarvapaapebhyo mokshayishyaami maa shuchah. Abandoning all duties, take refuge in Me alone; I will liberate thee from all sins; grieve not. Interpretation The secret sermon of Lord Krishna to Arjuna continues in this shloka also. He asks Arjuna to abandon all the activities and take refuge in God […]

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Chapter 18 Moksha Sannyas Yoga Verse 65

Manmanaa bhava madbhakto madyaajee maam namaskuru; Maamevaishyasi satyam te pratijaane priyo’si me. Fix thy mind on Me, be devoted to Me, sacrifice to Me, bow down to Me. Thou shalt come even to Me; truly do I promise unto thee, thou art dear to Me. Interpretation This shloka begins with what Lord Krishna wanted to tell […]