Sanatsujatha Parva of Udyoga Parva Chapter 42 – Slokas 1 – 46

Vaishampayana said, "Janamejaya! Thereafter, Dhrutharashtra, the intelligent great king respecting and honouring the words of the wise Vidura in the hope of receiving the highest exalted knowledge and wisdom posed the following questions to Sanatsujatha Paramarshi in exclusivity".   Dhrutharashtra said, "Respected Sanatsujatha Paramarshi, I am hearing that it is your belief and proclamation that... Continue Reading →

Sanatsujatha Parva of Udyoga Parva of The Mahabharata – Chapter 41 – Slokas 1 – 12

  Harihi Aum Prostrations to Lord Vallabha Ganapathi, Ocean of Mercy and Kindness. Salutations offered to Sri Shuka Paramarshi, the venerable Great Guru of the Rishis. Obeisance paid to Bhagawan Shree Krishna, the Supreme Self, The Perfect Being. Pranaams offered to Bhagawan Ramana Maharshi of Thiruvannamalai.   Introduction to Sanatsujatha Parva:   Dhrutharashtra said, "Dear Vidura, is there anything else you... Continue Reading →

Monasticism and Liberation – Chapter 18 – Slokas 18.01 – 18.78

Arjuna said, "sannyasasya maha-baho tattvam icchami veditum tyagasya ca hrsikesa prthak kesi-nisudana - O mighty-armed Hrsikesa, O slayer of Kesi, I want to know severally the truth - tattvam about sannyāsa as also about tyāga".   The Blessed Lord said, "kamyanam karmanam nyasam sannyasam kavayo viduh sarva-karma-phala-tyagam prahus tyagam vicaksanah - The learned ones know sannyāsa to be the... Continue Reading →

The Divine and the demoniacal attributes – Chapter 16 – Slokas 16.01 – 16.24

The Blessed Lord said, "abhayam sattva-samsuddhir jnana-yoga-vyavasthitih danam damas ca yajnas ca svadhyayas tapa arjavam - Fearlessness - abhayam, purity of the mind - sattva-samsuddhih, persistence in knowledge and yoga - jnāna-yoga-vyavasthitih, charity - dānam, control of the external organs - damah, sacrifice - yajnah, study of the scriptures - svādhyāyah, austerity and penance - tapah, rectitude - ārjavam -    ahimsa satyam... Continue Reading →

Karma Yoga – Chapter 3 – Slokas 3.01-3.43

Arjuna said, "O Janārdana, if it be Your opinion that Wisdom that is Yoga of Wisdom which is equanimity practised along with Yoga of Knowledge with the single-pointed conviction of the Supreme Goal is superior to karmanah or action then, why O Kesava, do You urge me to do this horrible and cruel karmani, action that will... Continue Reading →

The assembly of armies – Chapter 1

The scene was set to witness the greatest war fought by the most exemplary and skilled warriors the universe had ever seen. The war as ordained by the Supreme Creator left no one in doubt of its impending and inevitable result.   Bhagavad Gita starts with the conversation between Dhrutharashtra and Sanjaya who was blessed... Continue Reading →

Introduction to Bhagavad Gita

Harihi Aum Prostrations to Lord Vallabha Ganapathi, Ocean of Mercy and Kindness. Salutations offered to Sri Shuka Paramarshi, the venerable Great Guru of the Rishis. Obeisance paid to Bhagawan Shree Krishna, the Supreme Self, The Perfect Being. Pranaams offered to Bhagawan Ramana Maharshi of Thiruvannamalai.   The Bhagavad Gita is undoubtedly the greatest discourse that has been gifted to... Continue Reading →

Chapter – 27

Sri Shuka Paramarshi says, "Child, the transcendental journey and experience known as Swayambhu Lingam that leads to immersion and absorption into the Supreme Self can be achieved only with the help of the atoms or the "body" or manifest or Vyakta state of the self-luminous akshara or alphabet and the unmanifest or Avyakta state of the self-luminous akshara or... Continue Reading →

Chapter – 26

Sri Shuka Paramarshi says, "Child, the real meaning of Swayambhu Lingam is the transcendental journey and experience of the infinite, indivisible, unmanifest of the unmanifest and unknown of unknown known as the Supreme Self. This is beyond words and beyond description. To say it is space or void or to say it is wondrous or astonishing... Continue Reading →

Swayambhu Lingam – Chapter- 25

Swethāranyeswar bows down and asks, "O Great Guru! The astonishing feat of transcending the dense and subtle layers and planes of creation and creation differentials by You rendered all the Rshis and all of creation speechless. I beseech You to guide me further on this." Sri Shuka Paramarshi says, "Son, as I have said earlier... Continue Reading →

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