NOVEMBER 25, 2009 03:00 PM
As I had mentioned earlier, for it is suitable to keep on
writing on Gita as and when it appears in mind, rather than
mechanically sticking to the sequence of chapters. Hence
after, I have “finished” writing on the content of 18
chapters, now I am again starting to add the addenda!
In chapter 3, Lord Krishna expresses His concern about the
common people, who follow the reputed individuals in the
Even as this is grossly true; this is an obvious statement. In
addition to this obvious meaning, Lord Krishna appears to
imply that; in any system; the control mechanisms or the
regulating centers or the higher centers are followed by rest
of the component parts. This is true for the whole universe,
society and the human body also.
In other words; the higher self of an individual has the
responsibility to behave in tune with the cosmic
consciousness so that rest of the consciousness trapped in
the body systems also can follow the suite.
Similarly, the position of the leaders in the different fields
in society is that of the higher centers in the human body.
They must follow SWADHARMA so that the whole
society gets guidance and lives in order, unity and
harmony. If the leaders misbehave, then the society is
bound to perish.
This applies to human body also. If the higher centers in the
human body get deranged then the whole body would go in
I used to wonder, what is KARMAMUKTI or
Now I seem to understand that this is nothing else but the
freedom of our consciousness from the shackling influence
of biophysical, biochemical and physiological activities.
This is possible through linking with the cosmic
consciousness, by anchoring to the name of that cosmic
consciousness called NAMA and remembering the NAMA
(called NAMASMARAN) is focusing on and getting linked
and gradually merged with the cosmic consciousness! In
Gita Lord Krishna is the cosmic consciousness.