CHAPTER II

Bhagavad Gita Chapter II – Verse 51, Verse 52 & Verse 53

    51. Verses 51 to 53 take us to the state of Realisation. In the previous verse Krsna speaks of the [...]

Bhagavad Gita Chapter II – Verse 54 & Verse 55

    54. This verse is Arjuna's query to Kesava (another name for Krsna) about the description of the realised Person. Krsna [...]

Bhagavad Gita Chapter II – Verse 56 & Verse 57

    56. Two significant words used here are, sthitadhi and muni. Sthitadhi is 'one of 'steady intellect'. Muni means a contemplator, [...]

Bhagavad Gita Chapter II – Verse 58 & Verse 59

    58. In this verse he answers the question 'kim prabhaseta'? - How does he speak? How do his organs of [...]

Bhagavad Gita Chapter II – Verse 60 & Verse 61

    60. Much emphasis is placed on sense control. People embark on the spiritual path with sincerity and commitment, but how [...]

Bhagavad Gita Chapter II – Verse 62 & Verse 63

    62 & 63. When the intellect is not deployed you go down the stairway to destruction. One thing [...]

Bhagavad Gita Chapter II – Verse 64 & Verse 65

    64. Here He gives the technique of sense control. He has actually spelt out what sense control is. People speak [...]

Bhagavad Gita Chapter II – Verse 66 & Verse 67

    66. The verse starts by saying that there is no intellect for the ayukta - one who is not yoked [...]

Bhagavad Gita Chapter II – Verse 68 & Verse 69

    68. He calls Arjuna 'Mahabaho', meaning 'mighty-armed one' because he was a warrior of exceptional valour and bravery. He had [...]

Bhagavad Gita Chapter II – Verse 70, Verse 71 & Verse 72

    This verse is extracted from the Mundaka Upanisad. The Upanisad says `As rivers flowing disappear in the ocean losing name [...]

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