GITA DHYANA

Gita Dhyana Shlokas – An Introduction

The Gita Dhyana Shlokas or The Meditation Verses on the Gita were composed some centuries ago. They comprise nine verses. Some say the piece was written by Madhusudana Saraswati while others attribute it to Shridhara Swami. […]

Gita Dhyana Shlokas – Verse 1

  Translation Om. O Mother Bhagavad Gita, I meditate on you, the destroyer of rebirth, arranged by the ancient sage Vyasa in eighteen chapters in the middle of the Mahabharata, showering the nectar of Advaita (non duality) which Lord Narayana Himself taught Partha. […]

Gita Dhyana Shlokas – Verse 2

  Translation Salutations to you, O Vyasa of profound intellect, with eyes like the petals of a lotus in bloom, who lit the lamp of wisdom filled with the oil of the Mahabharata. […]

Gita Dhyana Shlokas – Verse 3

Translation   Salutations to Krsna, the Parijata (fulfiller of all desires) to those who take refuge in Him, the milker of the Gita-nectar, the holder of the cane in one hand and jnana mudra in the other. Salutation to Krsna, the Parijata (fulfiller of all desires) to those who take refuge in Him, the milker of the Gita-nectar […]

Gita Dhyana Shlokas – Jnana Mudra

  With cane in one hand and the Jnana Mudra in the other   As human beings, we have a choice. No other creature is blessed with this choice. The choice we have is to pursue materiality and sensuality, chase the objects of the world with our senses and mind for fulfillment. Or turn inward and seek Atman, the Self. Extroverted, material seeking is symbolized by the cane while the jnana mudra represents spiritual pursuit. Krsna is portrayed in the classic pose holding a cane in one hand and jnana mudra in the other. […]

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