Remedy – Bhagavad Gita

Remedy – Bhagavad Gita

sañjaya uvāca — taṁ tathā kṛpayāviṣṭam aśru-pūrṇākulekṣaṇam viṣīdantam idaṁ vākyam uvāca madhusūdanaḥ Sañjaya said: “Śrī Madhusūdana thus spoke these words to the lamenting Arjuna, who was overwhelmed with compassion and whose restless eyes were full of...
Lamentation – Bhagavad Gita

Lamentation – Bhagavad Gita

kula-kṣaye praṇaśyanti kula-dharmāḥ sanātanāḥ dharme naṣṭe kulaṁ kṛtsnam adharmo ’bhibhavaty uta “When a dynasty is destroyed the ancient dharmika traditions of the family, handed down through that dynasty are also destroyed. Upon the destruction of dharma the...
Forfeited Intelligence – Bhagavad Gita

Forfeited Intelligence – Bhagavad Gita

yadyapy ete na paśyanti lobhopahata-cetasaḥ kula-kṣaya-kṛtaṁ doṣaṁ mitra-drohe ca pātakam kathaṁ na jñeyam asmābhiḥ pāpād asmān nivarttitum kula-kṣaya-kṛtaṁ doṣaṁ prapaśyadbhir janārdana “O Janārdana, the intelligence of Duryodhana and others has been polluted...
Troublesome Distance – Bhagavad Gita

Troublesome Distance – Bhagavad Gita

kiṁ no rājyena govinda kiṁ bhogair jīvitena vā yeṣām arthe kāṅkṣitaṁ no rājyaṁ bhogāḥ sukhāni ca ta ime ’vasthitā yuddhe prāṇāṁs tyaktvā dhanāni ca ācāryāḥ pitaraḥ putrās tathaiva ca pitāmahāḥ mātulāḥ śvaśurāḥ pautrāḥ śyālāḥ sambandhinas tathā etān na hantum icchāmi...
Mind Dedication – Bhagavad Gita

Mind Dedication – Bhagavad Gita

sañjaya uvāca — evam ukto hṛṣīkeśo guḍākeśena bhārata senayor ubhayor madhye sthāpayitvā rathottamam bhīṣma-droṇa-pramukhataḥ sarveṣāṁ ca mahīkṣitām uvāca pārtha paśyaitān samavetān kurūn iti Sañjaya said: O Bhārata, having thus been addressed by Guḍākeśa (Arjuna),...
Insubordinate Follower – Bhagavad Gita

Insubordinate Follower – Bhagavad Gita

atha vyavasthitān dṛṣṭvā dhārtarāṣṭrān kapi-dhvajaḥ pravṛtte śastra-sampāte dhanur udyamya pāṇḍavaḥ hṛṣīkeśaṁ tadā vākyam idam āha mahī-pate Bhagavad-gītā 1.20 “O King, after seeing your sons in military array, Kapi-dhvaja Arjuna raised his bow and prepared to...