Category: Bhagavad Gita

GITA ON EQUANIMITY – PART 6 (EVENNESS OF MIND)

विषया विनिवर्तन्ते निराहारस्य देहिनः। रसवर्जं रसोऽप्यस्य परं दृष्ट्वा निवर्तते॥५९॥ viṣayā vinivartante, nirāhārasya dehinaḥ, rasa-varjaṁ raso ’py asya, paraṁ dṛṣṭvā nivartate Sense objects drop out for him who fasts (since he is not presently enjoying the sense objects with his senses) but the relish or longing for them may persist. This relish also disappears when he […]

GITA ON EQUANIMITY – PART 5 (EVENNESS OF MIND)

CHAPTER 2 (cont’d) यः सर्वत्रानभिस्नेहस्तत्तत्प्राप्य शुभाशुभम् । नाभिनन्दति न द्वेष्टि तस्य प्रज्ञा प्रतिष्ठिता ॥५७॥ yaḥ sarvatrānabhisnehas, tat tat prāpya śubhāśubham nābhinandati na dveṣṭi, tasya prajñā pratiṣṭhitā He who is unattached from everywhere (under all conditions), who is not delighted on receiving pleasant and nor dejected by unpleasant, his wisdom is stable.    57 यदा संहरते चायं […]

GITA ON EQUANIMITY – PART 4 (EVENNESS OF MIND)

CHAPTER 2 श्रीभगवानुवाच प्रजहाति यदा कामान्सर्वान्पार्थ मनोगतान् । आत्मन्येवात्मना तुष्टः स्थितप्रज्ञस्तदोच्यते ॥५५॥ śrī-bhagavān uvāca prajahāti yadā kāmān, sarvān pārtha mano-gatān ātmany evātmanā tuṣṭaḥ, sthita-prajñas tadocyate The Blessed Lord said: O Pārtha (Arjuna), when an aspirant abandons all desires arising in the mind and is fully satisfied in the self by his own self, then he […]

GITA ON EQUANIMITY – PART 3 (EVENNESS OF MIND)

श्रुतिविप्रतिपन्ना ते यदा स्थास्यति निश्चला । समाधावचला बुद्धिस्तदा योगमवाप्स्यसि ॥५३॥ śruti-vipratipannā te, yadā sthāsyati niścalā samādhāv acalā buddhis, tadā yogam avāpsyasi When your intellect, confused by hearing conflicting doctrines of different scriptures, become poised (stable) and gets firmly fixed on God, then you will attain to Yoga (Self-realization or union with God).   53 In the […]

Gita on Equanimity – Part 2 (Evenness of Mind)

||ShriHari|| Margshirsh Krishna Saptami,  Vikram Samvat 2077, SomvarDecember 7, 2020,  Monday कर्मजं बुद्धियुक्ता हि फलं त्यक्त्वा मनीषिणः । जन्मबन्धविनिर्मुक्ताः पदं गच्छन्त्यनामयम् ॥५१॥ karma-jaṁ buddhi-yuktā hi, phalaṁ tyaktvā manīṣiṇaḥ Janma-bandha-vinirmuktāḥ, padaṁ gacchanti anāmayam For wise man endowed with equanimity (Samatā), abandoning the desire for fruit of actions (i.e., renouncing the world), freed from the shackles of […]

Gita on Equanimity (Evenness of Mind) – Part 1

||ShriHari|| Margshirsh Krishna Panchami,  Vikram Samvat 2077, Shanivar December 5, 2020,  Saturday  दूरेण ह्यवरं कर्म बुद्धियोगाद्धनंजय । बुद्धौ शरणमन्विच्छ कृपणाः फलहेतवः ॥४९॥ dūreṇa hy avaraṁ karma, buddhi-yogād dhanañ-jaya buddhau śaranam anviccha, kṛpaṇāḥ phala-hetavaḥ O Dhanañjaya (Arjuna), action performed with a selfish motive is far inferior to that which is performed with the equanimity of mind […]