Gems ofBhagavad GitaT. K. G. NAMBOODHIRITHIRUVALLA, KERALAINDIA
BHAGAVAD GITA – THE DIVINESONG-An Introduction Bhagavad Gita-Part of theSanskrit EpicMahabhaaratha.(200 BC to200 AD) 700...
GemsofBhagavad GitaCHAPTER 2THE SAAMKHYA YOGATHE YOGA OF KNOWLEDGETKG Namboodhiri
GemsofBhagavad GitaYUM HI NA VYTHAYANTHYETHE’ PURUSHAMPURUSHARSHABHAH, SAMADUKHASUKHAMDHEERAM SO AMRUTHATHWAYA KALPATHE’. ...
GemsofBhagavad GitaNA SATHO VIDYATHE’ BHAVO NA BHAVO VIDYATHE’SATHAH, UBHAYORAPI DRISTOANTHASTHWANAYOSTHATHWA DARSIBHIH.-(...
GemsofBhagavad GitaNA JAYATHE’ MRIYATHE’ VA KADAAPI NAYAMBHUTHWA BHAVITHA VA NA BHUYAH, AJO NITHYAHSAASWATHO AYAM PURAANO ...
GemsofBhagavad GitaVASAMSI JEERNANI YATHA VIHAYA NAVANIGRIHNATHI NARO APARANI, THATHA SAREERANIVIHAYA JEERNA ANYANI SAMYAT...
GemsofBhagavad GitaACHCHE’DYO AYAM ADAHYO AYAM AKLE’’DYOASOSHYA EVA CHA, NITHYA SARVAGATHAHSTHAANURACHALO AYAM SANAATHANA....
GemsofBhagavad GitaJAATHASYA HI DHRUVO MRITHYUR DHRUVAMJANMA MRITHASYA CHA, THASMAAD APARIHAARYE’ARTHE’ NA THWAM SOCHITHUM...
GemsofBhagavad GitaDEHEE NITHYAM AVADHYOYAM DEHE’ SARVASYABHAARATHA, THASMAATH SARVAANI BHOOTHAANINA THWAM SOCHITHUMARHASI...
GemsofBhagavad GitaKARMANYEVADHIKARASTHE’ MA PHALESHUKADACHANA, MA KARMAPHALAHETHURBHOOR MAATHE’ SANGO ASTHWAKARMANI.-(2-4...
GemsofBhagavad GitaKARMAJAM BUDHIYUKTHA HI PHALAM THYKTHAMANEESHINAH, JANMABANDHA VINIRMUKTHAHPADAM GACHANTHYANAMAYAM.- (2...
GemsofBhagavad GitaATMAVASYER VIDHEYATMA PRASADAMADHIGACHATHI; PRASADE’ SARVA DUKHANAMHANIRASYOPAJAYATHE’.- (2-64 & 65)One...
GemsofBhagavad GitaINDRIYANAAM HI CHARATHAAM YANMANOANUVIDHEEYATHE’, THADASYA HARATHI PRAJNAAMVAAYURNNAAVAMIVAAMBHASI. (2-...
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Gems of bhagavad gita chapter-2

  1. 1. Gems ofBhagavad GitaT. K. G. NAMBOODHIRITHIRUVALLA, KERALAINDIA
  2. 2. BHAGAVAD GITA – THE DIVINESONG-An Introduction Bhagavad Gita-Part of theSanskrit EpicMahabhaaratha.(200 BC to200 AD) 700 verses in 18 chapters. A conversation between LordKrishna and his close friendArjuna in the middle of thebattlefield just before thestart of the Kurukshetrabattle. Arjuna loses his heart andrefuses to fight his teachersand relatives, and Krishnarevives him by his wisewords of wisdom.TKG Namboodhiri
  3. 3. GemsofBhagavad GitaCHAPTER 2THE SAAMKHYA YOGATHE YOGA OF KNOWLEDGETKG Namboodhiri
  4. 4. GemsofBhagavad GitaYUM HI NA VYTHAYANTHYETHE’ PURUSHAMPURUSHARSHABHAH, SAMADUKHASUKHAMDHEERAM SO AMRUTHATHWAYA KALPATHE’. (2-15)Strong & wise men, to whom pain andpleasure are alike, and who is nottormented by them, become eligible forimmortality.TKG Namboodhiri
  5. 5. GemsofBhagavad GitaNA SATHO VIDYATHE’ BHAVO NA BHAVO VIDYATHE’SATHAH, UBHAYORAPI DRISTOANTHASTHWANAYOSTHATHWA DARSIBHIH.-(2-16)The unreal has no existence , and thereal never ceases to exist. The truthabout both these has been perceivedby the seers of Reality.TKG Namboodhiri
  6. 6. GemsofBhagavad GitaNA JAYATHE’ MRIYATHE’ VA KADAAPI NAYAMBHUTHWA BHAVITHA VA NA BHUYAH, AJO NITHYAHSAASWATHO AYAM PURAANO NA HANYATHE’HANYAMAANE’ SAREERE’.- (2-20)The Soul is neither ever born nor It ever dies.Having been born, It never ceases to be.Unborn, eternal & everlasting, this ancient Oneis not slain when the body is slainTKG Namboodhiri
  7. 7. GemsofBhagavad GitaVASAMSI JEERNANI YATHA VIHAYA NAVANIGRIHNATHI NARO APARANI, THATHA SAREERANIVIHAYA JEERNA ANYANI SAMYATHI NAVANIDE’HEEM. (2.22)Just like we discard old clothes and wearnew ones, the soul discards the old body(at death) and takes a new one.TKG Namboodhiri
  8. 8. GemsofBhagavad GitaACHCHE’DYO AYAM ADAHYO AYAM AKLE’’DYOASOSHYA EVA CHA, NITHYA SARVAGATHAHSTHAANURACHALO AYAM SANAATHANA.- (2-24)The Soul cannot be cut, burnt, wetted ordried. It is eternal, omnipresent,immovable, constant and everlasting.TKG Namboodhiri
  9. 9. GemsofBhagavad GitaJAATHASYA HI DHRUVO MRITHYUR DHRUVAMJANMA MRITHASYA CHA, THASMAAD APARIHAARYE’ARTHE’ NA THWAM SOCHITHUM ARHASI.- (2-27)That which is born will surely die;similarly, all that die will surely be reborn.Therefore, as regards this unavoidablesequence, you ought not to grieve.TKG Namboodhiri
  10. 10. GemsofBhagavad GitaDEHEE NITHYAM AVADHYOYAM DEHE’ SARVASYABHAARATHA, THASMAATH SARVAANI BHOOTHAANINA THWAM SOCHITHUMARHASI. – (2-30)The Soul (Atma) residing in the bodies ofall beings is eternally indestructible.Therefore you ought not to grieve for anybeing at all.TKG Namboodhiri
  11. 11. GemsofBhagavad GitaKARMANYEVADHIKARASTHE’ MA PHALESHUKADACHANA, MA KARMAPHALAHETHURBHOOR MAATHE’ SANGO ASTHWAKARMANI.-(2-47)You have rights only for doing your work,never for its results. Do not make your workcreate bondage & never be inactive.Do your duty sincerely, and do not worryabout the outcome.TKG Namboodhiri
  12. 12. GemsofBhagavad GitaKARMAJAM BUDHIYUKTHA HI PHALAM THYKTHAMANEESHINAH, JANMABANDHA VINIRMUKTHAHPADAM GACHANTHYANAMAYAM.- (2-51)Wise people with intelligence of evenness,discard, indeed, the fruits of action. They breakthe bondage of birth/death and attain thesupreme blissful state.TKG Namboodhiri
  13. 13. GemsofBhagavad GitaATMAVASYER VIDHEYATMA PRASADAMADHIGACHATHI; PRASADE’ SARVA DUKHANAMHANIRASYOPAJAYATHE’.- (2-64 & 65)One whose senses are under controlattains an undisturbed mind; with theundisturbed mind, all his/her sorrowsdisappear.TKG Namboodhiri
  14. 14. GemsofBhagavad GitaINDRIYANAAM HI CHARATHAAM YANMANOANUVIDHEEYATHE’, THADASYA HARATHI PRAJNAAMVAAYURNNAAVAMIVAAMBHASI. (2-67):-One whose mind is immersed in sensualpleasures loses his discrimination, justlike strong winds sweep a sail-boat off itscourse at sea.TKG Namboodhiri

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