Bhagavad Gita – Chapter 9

 

intro - chapter 9

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Bhaja Govindam – Notes

Introduction

a)Unique feature of human being which differentiates him from Animal is faculty of free will, choice.

Bhaja govindam - Table

b)

Bhaja govindam - chart

Definition of Human being :

  • One who accepts and exercises free will and choice.
  • Scriptures addressing those who accept free will to decide their future.

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Upadesa Sahasri – Chapter 18

 

Introduction

1) Gadya Baga :

Upadesa Sahasri - chart 1

2) Upadesha :

  • Guru Sishya Samvada – Sruti to humanity.

3) Chapter 18 :

  • 233 Slokas, Analysis – Mahavakya

Like Vakya Vritti :   

  • Deeper More Purva Paksha.

This is Shankaras writing :

  • Viveka / Sadhana Panchakam / Aparoksha – May not be Shankaras.
  • Not included in Shankara Grantha Valli.

Wrong Conception :

Upadesa Sahasri - chart 2

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Bhagavad Gita – Chapter 6

 

Chapter 6

Dhyana Yoga – Atma Samyama Yoga

Introduction :

  • In Chapter 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 – Our higher nature discussed.
  • This needs to be assimilated, internalised in Nididhyasanam.
  • How to do this is taught in Chapter 6.
  • I am not the body, mind, sense organs, but consciousness principle behind the body, blessing the body has to be assimilated.

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