Scripture Study: Bhagavad Gita (book three, verses 25-26)

We are doing a scripture study together: reading along through some scriptures and discussing the passages. Here are all of the posts on the previous verses for the Gita: Bhagavad Gita StudyFrom the Winthrop Sargeant translation of The Gita... 25. While those who are unwise act From attachment to action, O Arjuna, So the wise should act without attachment, Intending to maintain the welfare of the world.26. One should not unsettle the minds of The ignorant who are attached to … [Read more...]


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Scripture Study: Bhagavad Gita, book three verses 16-19

We are doing a scripture study together: reading along through some scriptures and discussing the passages. Here are all of the posts on the previous verses for the Gita: Bhagavad Gita StudyFrom the Winthrop Sargeant translation of The Gita... 16. He who does, here on earth, Turn the wheel thus set in motion, Lives, Arjuna, Maliciously, full of sense delights, and in vain.17. He whose delight is only in the Self, Whose satisfaction is in the Self, And who is content only in the … [Read more...]


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Scripture Study: Bhagavad Gita, book three verses 13-15

We are doing a scripture study together: reading along through some scriptures and discussing the passages.From the Winthrop Sargeant translation of The Gita... 13. The good, who eat the remainder of the sacrifice, Are released from all evils, But the wicked, who cook only for their own sake, Eat their own impurity.14. Beings exist from food, Food is brought into being by the rain God, The rain God is cherished through sacrifice, Sacrifice is brought into being by action.15. … [Read more...]


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Scripture Study: Bhagavad Gita, book two verses 70-72

We are doing a scripture study together: reading along through some scriptures and discussing the passages.From the Winthrop Sargeant translation of The Gita... 70. Like the ocean, which becomes filled yet remains unmoved and stands still As the waters enter it, He whom all desires enter and who remains unmoved attains peace; not so the man who is full of desire.71. The man who abandons all desires Acts free from longing. Indifferent to possessions, free from egoticism, He … [Read more...]


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Scripture Study: Bhagavad Gita, book two verses 66-69

We are doing a scripture study together: reading along through some scriptures and discussing the passages.From the Winthrop Sargeant translation of The Gita... 66. There is no wisdom in him who is uncontrolled, And there is likewise no concentration in him who is uncontrolled, And in him who does not concentrate, there is no peace. How can there be happiness for him who is not peaceful?67. When the mind runs After the wandering senses, Then it carries away one's … [Read more...]


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Scripture Study: Bhagavad Gita, book two verses 62-65

We are doing a scripture study together: reading along through some scriptures and discussing the passages.From the Winthrop Sargeant translation of The Gita... 62. For a man dwelling on the objects of the senses, An attachment to them is born; From attachment, desire is born; From desire, anger is born.63. From anger arises delusion; From delusion, loss of the memory; From loss of the memory, destruction of discrimination; From destruction of discrimination one is lost.64. … [Read more...]


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Scripture Study: Bhagavad Gita, book two verses 52-56

We are doing a scripture study together: reading along through some scriptures and discussing the passages.From the Winthrop Sargeant translation of The Gita... 52. When your intellect crosses beyond The thicket of delusion, then you shall become disgusted With that which is yet to be heard And with that which has been heard (in the Veda).53. When your intellect stands fixed in deep meditation, unmoving, disregarding Vedic doctrine, then you shall attain Self-realization.54. … [Read more...]


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Scripture Study: Bhagavad Gita, book two verses 35-38

We are doing a scripture study together: reading along through some scriptures and discussing the passages.From the Winthrop Sargeant translation of The Gita... 35. The greatest warriors will think That you have abstained from the battle through fear, And among those you have been held in high esteem You shall come to be held lightly.36. And your enemies will speak many words of you that should not be spoken, deriding your capacity. What greater hardship is there than … [Read more...]


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Scripture Study: Bhagavad Gita verses 19-23

We are doing a scripture study together: reading along through some scriptures and discussing the passages. This is the fourth post on The Bhagavad Gita.From the Winthrop Sargeant translation of The Gita... 19. The noise burst asunder The hearts of the sons of Dhritarashtra, And the tumult caused The sky and the earth to resound.20. Then, Arjuna, having seen the sons of Dhritarashtra Drawn up in battle array, Raised his bow as the clash of weapons began.21. Arjuna then spoke … [Read more...]


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