CHAPTER III

Bhagavad Gita Chapter III – Verse 1 & Verse 2

    1. The verse highlights Arjuna’s confusion by the choice of names he uses to address Krsna. Janardana means protector of [...]

Bhagavad Gita Chapter III – Verse 3 & Verse 4

    3. Krsna begins his sermon on the doctrine of action. He addresses Arjuna as Anagha – one without sin, pure. [...]

Bhagavad Gita Chapter III – Verse 5 & Verse 6

    5. Inaction is not an option. Action is imperative for sheer survival. Nobody can remain inactive even for an instant. [...]

Bhagavad Gita Chapter III – Verse 7 & Verse 8

    7. Karma Yoga is acting in the field of your most powerful vasanas with the mind on the higher. Fix [...]

Bhagavad Gita Chapter III – Verse 9 & Verse 10

    9. In this verse Krsna introduces the concept of yajna sacrifice. Yajna is an ancient Vedic ritual of fire sacrifice. [...]

Bhagavad Gita Chapter III – Verse 11 & Verse 12

    11. When you work for a higher cause you will be blessed by the cause. You will grow to greater [...]

Bhagavad Gita Chapter III – Verse 13, Verse 14 & Verse 15

    13. Rajasika and sattvika persons are detailed in this verse. The rajasika, who perform desire-driven actions, cook but eat sin. [...]

Bhagavad Gita Chapter III – Verse 16 & Verse 17

    16. One who does not follow the principle of yajna which seems to pervade the entire universe merely lives a [...]

Bhagavad Gita Chapter III – Verse 18 & Verse 19

    18. The verse continues to give the exception to the tenet of action. The experience of Realisation is like waking [...]

Bhagavad Gita Chapter III – Verse 20 & Verse 21

    20. Krsna shifts from the intellectual approach to an emotional appeal as logic does not seem to have motivated Arjuna [...]

Bhagavad Gita Chapter III – Verse 22 & Verse 23

    22.Krsna inspires confidence in this verse by giving His own example. This verse speaks to the devotional as well as [...]

Bhagavad Gita Chapter III – Verse 24 & Verse 25

    24. Now comes the threat, the last resort. Arjuna has reacted to the disastrous consequences of Krsna not acting. Krsna [...]

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