bhagavad-gita

Five Responses Arjuna Might Have Expected

“O Krishna, maintainer of the people, I have heard by disciplic succession that those who destroy family traditions dwell always in hell.” (Arjuna, Bhagavad-gita, 1.43) Download this episode (right click and save) उत्सन्न-कुल-धर्माणां मनुष्याणां जनार्दन नरके नियतं वासो भवतीत्य् अनुशुश्रुम… Read More ›

What Did Arjuna Do

“One should hold one’s body, neck and head erect in a straight line and stare steadily at the tip of the nose. Thus with an unagitated, subdued mind, devoid of fear, completely free from sex life, one should meditate upon… Read More ›

As Spotless As The Swan

“The individual soul and the Supersoul are both compared to swans (hamsa) because they are white, or uncontaminated. One swan, however, is superior and is the instructor of the other. When the inferior swan is separated from the other swan,… Read More ›

Made For The Moment

“Savyasachin refers to one who can shoot arrows very expertly in the field; thus Arjuna is addressed as an expert warrior capable of delivering arrows to kill his enemies.” (Shrila Prabhupada, Bhagavad-gita, 11.33 Purport) Download this episode (right click and… Read More ›

How Does Work Merge Into Transcendence

“The work of a man who is unattached to the modes of material nature and who is fully situated in transcendental knowledge merges entirely into transcendence.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 4.23) Download this episode (right click and save) गतसङ्गस्य मुक्तस्य ज्ञानावस्थितचेतसः… Read More ›

What If Arjuna Felt Too Much Pressure To Onboard

“O conqueror of wealth, Arjuna, have you heard this attentively with your mind? And are your illusions and ignorance now dispelled?” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 18.72) Download this episode (right click and save) कच्चिद् एतच् छ्रुतं पार्थ त्वयैकाग्रेण चेतसा कच्चिद् अज्ञान-सम्मोहः… Read More ›

How Do We Reconcile Conflicting Prayers

“Those whose minds are distorted by material desires surrender unto demigods and follow the particular rules and regulations of worship according to their own natures.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 7.20) Download this episode (right click and save) कामैस् तैस् तैर् हृत-ज्ञानाः… Read More ›