CHAPTER VI

Bhagavad Gita Chapter VI – Verse 5 & Verse 6

  5. Take responsibility for yourself. You have created your present situation. You can redeem yourself through knowledge and the right effort. [...]

Bhagavad Gita Chapter VI – Verse 7 & Verse 8

  7. Verses 7, 8 and 9 describe a jnani, realised Soul. This verse deals with subjective changes. One who is: Jitatmana [...]

Bhagavad Gita Chapter VI – Verse 9 & Verse 10

  9. The jnani views different kinds of people equally. The key word is samabuddhi . The verse describes various people.   [...]

Bhagavad Gita Chapter VI – Verse 11 & Verse 12 – 13

  11. Spiritual development is about cleansing of the inner personality of the dirt of vasanas. For this you must develop an [...]

Bhagavad Gita Chapter VI – Verse 14 & Verse 15

  14. The preparation for meditation continues:   Prashantatma – Mind tranquil, serene, calm, and mature. Desires have been reduced. Vigatabhi – [...]

Bhagavad Gita Chapter VI – Verse 16 & Verse 17

  16. This verse describes those who are not fit for meditation. People who eat too much or too little are the rajasika [...]

Bhagavad Gita Chapter VI – Verse 18 & Verse 19

    18. Who is a yukta purusa, one established in union with Self? Viniyatam cittam - One with a completely restrained [...]

Bhagavad Gita Chapter VI – Verse 20 & Verse 21

    20. The mind comes to rest through the practices of Karma, Bhakti and Jnana Yogas, not by bringing the body [...]

Bhagavad Gita Chapter VI – Verse 22 & Verse 23

  22. Atman is the Highest. Having attained Realisation you understand there is nothing superior to It. It is the ultimate Achievement. [...]

Bhagavad Gita Chapter VI – Verse 24 & Verse 25

    24. All desires are born of imagination. Desire springs from a feeling of unfulfilment, emptiness, inadequacy. This lack is unreal. [...]

Bhagavad Gita Chapter VI – Verse 26 & Verse 27

    26. The nature of the mind is to be asthira unsteady and cancala restless. Even a mind divested of desire [...]

Bhagavad Gita Chapter VI – Verse 28 & Verse 29

    28. The accent is on constancy of practice. The law is – As You Think so You Become. So far [...]