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Gems of bhagavad gita chapter 3
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Gems of bhagavad gita chapter 3
Gems of bhagavad gita chapter 3
Gems of bhagavad gita chapter 3
Gems of bhagavad gita chapter 3
Gems of bhagavad gita chapter 3
Gems of bhagavad gita chapter 3
Gems of bhagavad gita chapter 3
Gems of bhagavad gita chapter 3
Gems of bhagavad gita chapter 3
Gems of bhagavad gita chapter 3
Gems of bhagavad gita chapter 3
Gems of bhagavad gita chapter 3
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Gems of bhagavad gita chapter 3

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Simple explanation, in English, of the important verses in Chapter 3 of Bhagavad Gita.

Simple explanation, in English, of the important verses in Chapter 3 of Bhagavad Gita.

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  • 1. Gems ofBhagavad GitaT. K. G. NAMBOODHIRITHIRUVALLA, KERALAINDIA
  • 2. BHAGAVAD GITA – THE DIVINESONG-An Introduction Bhagavad Gita-Part of theSanskrit EpicMahabhaaratha.(200 BC to 200AD) 700 verses in 18 chapters. A conversation between LordKrishna and his close friendArjuna in the middle of thebattlefield just before the startof the Kurukshetra battle. Arjuna loses his heart andrefuses to fight his teachersand relatives, and Krishnarevives him by his wise wordsof wisdom.TKG Namboodhiri
  • 3. GemsofBhagavad GitaCHAPTER 3KARMA YOGATHE YOGA OF ACTIONTKG Namboodhiri
  • 4. GemsofBhagavad GitaNAHI KASCHITH KSHANAMAPI JATHUTHISHTATHYAKARMAKRITH , KAARYATHE’HYAVASAH KARMA SARVAHPRAKRITHIJAIRGUNAIH.-(3-5)None can remain completely inactive foreven a moment. All, being dependent, aremade to work by the three constituentsof nature.TKG Namboodhiri
  • 5. GemsofBhagavad GitaYATWINDRIYAANI MANASAA NIYAMYAARABHATHE’ARJUNA, KARMENDRIYIIH KARMAYOGAMASAKTHAHSA VISISHYATHE’.- (3-7)One, who controlling the organs of senseand action by will, and remainingunattached, performs his duties, is said toexcel.TKG Namboodhiri
  • 6. GemsofBhagavad GitaNIYATHAM KURU KARMA THWAM KARMAJYAAYO HYAKARMANAH, SAREERAYAATHRAAPICHA THE’ NA PRASIDHYE’DAKARMANA.-(3-8)Always perform your allotted duty;for action is superior to inaction.Indeed, even life in the body isimpossible without working.TKG Namboodhiri
  • 7. GemsofBhagavad GitaYAJNAARTHAAL KARMANO ANYATHRA LOKO AYAMKARMABANDHAH, THADARTHAM KARMAKAUNTHE’YA MUKTHASANGAH SAMAACHARA. –(3-9)The whole world is bound by work otherthan those done as sacrifice. So performyour duty efficiently withoutattachment, as a sacrifice.TKG Namboodhiri
  • 8. GemsofBhagavad GitaTHASMAADASAKTHAH SATHATHAM KAARYAMKARMA SAMAACHARA , ASAKTHO HYAACHARANKARMA PARAMAAPNOTHI P00RUSHA.- (3-19)Always do your work withoutattachment; for, One who does hiswork with detachment attains thestate of supreme bliss.(God).TKG Namboodhiri
  • 9. GemsofBhagavad GitaPRAKRITHE’H KRIYAMAANAANI GUNAIH KARMAANISARVASAH.-(3-27)GUNAA GUNE’SHU VARTHANTHA ITHI MATHWA NASAJJATHE’.-(3-28).Always work is done by the three constituentsof nature (Gunas) (& not by you). Constituentsare operating amidst constituents, & so do notattach yourself to your work.TKG Namboodhiri
  • 10. GemsofBhagavad GitaINDRIYASYE’NDRIYASYAARTHE’ RAGADWESHOWVYAVASTHITHOW, THAYORNA VASAMAAGACHCHE’THTHOW HYASYA PARIPANTHINOW.- (3-34)Attraction & repulsion are rooted in senseobjects. One should not be swayed bythese two because they are the main roadblocks to one’s liberation.TKG Namboodhiri
  • 11. GemsofBhagavad GitaKAAMA ESHA KRODHA ESHA RAJOGUNASAMUDBHAVAH, MAHASANO MAHAPAAPMAVIDHYENAMIHA VYRINAAM.- (3-37)Desire & anger are born of the constituentRajas. They are insatiable and grosslywicked. Know them to be enemies ofspiritual progress.TKG Namboodhiri
  • 12. GemsofBhagavad GitaAAVRUTHAM JNAANAMETHE’NA JNAANINO NITHYAVYRINA; KAAMAROOPE’NA KAUNTHE’YADUSHPOORE’NA ANALE’NA CHA.- (3-39)Knowledge stands covered bydesire, which is insatiable like fire, andthe eternal enemy of the wise.TKG Namboodhiri
  • 13. GemsofBhagavad GitaINDRIYAANI MANO BUDHIRASYAADHISHTAANAM UCHYATHE’, E’THAIRVIMOHAYATHYE’SHA JNAANAMAAVRYTHYADE’HINUM.- (3-40)The senses, mind & intellect are said to bethe abode of desire. By means of these, itobscures knowledge & deludes theembodied soul.TKG Namboodhiri
  • 14. GemsofBhagavad GitaTHASMAATHWAMINDRIYAANYAADOW NIYAMYABHARATHARSHABHA, PAAPMAANAM PRAJAHIHYE’NAM JNANA VIJNANA NAASANAM.- (3-41)Therefore, Arjuna, first controlling thesenses, kill the evil desire which destroystrue knowledge and realization.TKG Namboodhiri
  • 15. GemsofBhagavad GitaINDRIYAANI PARAANYAHU RINDRIYE’BHYAH PARAMMANAH, MANASASTHU PARAA BUDHIRYO BUDHE’PARATHASTHU SAH. (3-42)Senses are superior to our body, mind issuperior to senses & intellect is superiorto mind. Even superior to intellect is theSoul.TKG Namboodhiri
  • 16. GemsofBhagavad GitaEVAM BUDHE’H PARAM BUDHWA SAMSTHA-BHYAATMAANAMAATMANAA, JAHI SATHRUMMAHABAAHO KAAMAROOPAM DURAASADAM.-(3-43)Thus knowing the Soul to be superior tointellect, subdue the mind byreasoning, & kill desire which is the hard-to-overcome enemy.TKG Namboodhiri

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