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Re: Gita Study Group: Let's study Gita verse by verse ...

Postby Padmaja » Thu Jun 24, 2010 10:23 pm

Hari Om. Pranams Abhayji,...

Your answers to Q, 2 and 3 are simply amazing !!! Thank You.
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Re: Gita Study Group: Let's study Gita verse by verse ...

Postby Padmaja » Fri Jun 25, 2010 10:23 am

Hari Om. Pranams to All.

With God's grace, Pujya Gurudev's and Pujya Guruji's blessings we are almost towards the end of Chapter 1 of Gita. We will now study the following before concluding this chapter.

Please look for Chapter 1 references in the sections below and present it to the group -

1. The Appellations of Arjuna as defined in the Gita (page xv) - Muruganji
2. Names of Shri Krishna employed in the Gita (page xvii) - Abhayji
3. The Essence of Gita - Direct Guidance for Your Problems (page ix) - Umaji

Please read Epilogue (Page 113 - 117) and present the following

1. Questions from HGRR on Epilogue (Q.8, 9, 10,14) - Padmaja

By heart Verses for Memorization from HGRR page 22 (Verses 1, 21,29,30) - All

Please post Verses Summary in brief (Not more than 5 lines on each verse please)

Verses:
1 - 10 - Muruganji
11 -20 - Abhayji
21 -30 - Vanaja Amma
31 -40 - Vedaranganji
41 -47 - Umaji
String all verses summary together - Padmaja

Please present additional reference material or your notes on Chapter 1 of Gita if you have any - Muruganji, Abhayji, Umaji, Meeraji, Kamalji, Vanaja Amma, Vedaranganji or any other readers of this forum...if you have any good references this will be a good time to present it.

The time for this activity will be ONE WEEK. There will be no discussions so please keep posting as time permits within a week. Once we conclude this chapter this topic will be locked and I will be creating a new topic for our Chapter 2 study.

*** Those who sent feedback, I thank you very much ! Those who haven't sent yet, Please do send. It helps me.

My humble pranams to everyone !!!

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Re: Gita Study Group: Let's study Gita verse by verse ...

Postby vanajaravinair » Fri Jun 25, 2010 9:03 pm

Hari Om
@Padmajaji,
I thoroughly enjoy the discussions going on. Have nothing to add.

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Re: Gita Study Group: Let's study Gita verse by verse ...

Postby Padmaja » Sat Jun 26, 2010 1:30 am

Hari Om. Pranams to All.

Just a clarification - The Appellations, Names and guidance to problems are included in "Chapter wise Gita books" of Pujya Gurudev. The book that I am referring to is for Chapter I and II.

Since Muruganji doesn't have that book. Presenting The Appellations of Arjuna that came up in Chapter 1.

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Arjuna - The pure in nature. One who is not crooked.
Dhananjaya - The conqueror of wealth. (During the Rajasuya Yajna, Arjuna defeated numerous kings and appropriated the hidden and stagnant wealth of the inactive rulers, which he utilized for public welfare.)
Gudakesha - The conqueror of sleep.
Kaunteya - The son of Kunti
Pandava - The son of Pandu (being the chief of all Pandavas - it is used for Arjuna).
Partha - The son of Prutha (which is another name of Kunti)
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Re: Gita Study Group: Let's study Gita verse by verse ...

Postby vanajaravinair » Sat Jun 26, 2010 9:14 am

Hari Om
According to the context, Lord Krishna calls Arjuna to boost up his energy, to come out of his dormancy, to make him enthusiastic and remind him of his capability by addressing him with different names. Sometimes he is addressed, so as to remind him about his noble lineage, such as Kaunteya, Bhaarata, Bharatarshabha, etc., so that Arjuna comes out of his low self-esteem and feel confident by remembering the capabilities of his ancestors. Arjuna was a representative of common man, who had knowledge, skill, and was brave, but unable to bring forth his potentialities, when and where he wanted them most. The Psychological Treatment the Lord had given him is also a pointer towards us, as to "how to deal with a creative intervention rather than criticizing", while dealing with our children, sub-ordinates and others who need our service.

Arjuna is addressing Lord Krishna also, similarly, according to the context. For eg., Janardana, Achyuta, Bhagavan, Hrishikesa, Harih, Govinda, Deva, Devesa, etc.

Sloka 14/ Chapter I
Madhavah: The Lord of Lakshmi (Ma means Lakshmi and Dhava is Controller).
Pandavah: The son of Pandu, i.e., Arjuna; also Panda means Self-knowledge, and those who are on the Right Path are Pandavas

Sloka 15
Hrishikesah: Lord of the Senses (Hrshika means senses and Isa means Lord)
There is another meaning, 'the One with Curly Hair', and also 'the One with Short (standing upright) Hair, (Hrs means 'standing on end in delight and also curly and Kesa means hair).

Dhananjaya: The conqueror of wealth. (During Rajasuya Yajna, Arjuna defeated numerous kings and appropriated the hidden and stagnant wealth of the inactive rulers, which he utilised for public welfare. Now at the battle-fielf of Kurukshetra Arjuna surrendered to Lord Krishna with devotion (bhakti) and has become the richest one who has the Lord with him and he has possessed all the wealth, so he is Dhananjayah).
Verse 20 Chapter I
Kapidhwajah: Arjuna, the one whose ensign was that of Hanuman.

In those days, during warfare, each hero had his own personal flag on the chariot, a well-recognized symbol. By the flag flying on the chariot, the enemy could re ognise who was the occupant of the chariot. A hero was not generally shot at by an ordinary soldier, but each fought with his equal on the battle-field. (Now also, a high official's vehicle carries sign of the officer's rank on its number plate; also from uniforms we can make out ranks of police officers, etc.).

Kapi means Vaa-narah. Narah means Man, and Vaa-narah means 'not a man' in a sense. Kapi's nature usually is 'chanchal' or always moving and in our scriptures Mind is represented as the behaviour of a monkey, especially in Ramayana we can see that. (A disciplined mind and a mind that is surrendered to the Lord is Hanumanji). In this stanza we can see that Arjuna was impatient to start the Dharmic war and had raised his instrument of war, his bow. This shows that his readiness to fight for Dharma.

Verse 21
Achyutah: He who does not fall from His Divine Nature. (Chyuti means fall).
He who does not fail, He who never slips down, He who never abandone His stand, etc.

Whom should we surrender? Suppose we surrender to a Dacoit? He can only protect us from police, for a particular period of time. Some may think that if we have enough material wealth, we are secure. Some say that if we have got political influence, we are safe. Some others say that if we have power and position, material wealth, good health, etc., we can survive on our own. All these are subjected to change. We may become bankrupt on one fine morning, our health may be seriously affected anytime, we may lose influence of people at any point of time, everything is going to change, sometime or the other. So we cannot rely on any of these, at any time.

But if we hold on to a Permanent, Stable Stand, then we never come to a fall. Because He is Changeless, Eternal and All-pervading. No one else can assure that much assurance as that of the One who never abandoned his stand, Achyutah.

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Re: Gita Study Group: Let's study Gita verse by verse ...

Postby vanajaravinair » Sat Jun 26, 2010 9:16 am

Verse 24
Gudhaakesah: Arjuna, the conqueror of sleep. (Gudaka means sleep, and Isa means Lord). (The one who is impatient to start the war, or ready to fight has already conquered his sleep, because he is inspired). All men of adventurous activities, spend less number of hours in sleep.

Another meaning of Gudaakesah is the 'one who has hairs twisted into balls' (Guda+kesa). (In those days of long-hair fashion during the war, the warriors, by some indigenous process, got their hair knotted into small bundles so that the breeze would not ruffle the hair and send them across the archer's eyes. In a war, vision is very important and even a moment's winking, perhaps, might cost the life of the hero).

Bharaata: Dhritaraashtra (In this stanza, Bhaarata is addressed for Dhritarashtra, the descendant of Bharatah).
Verse 25
Partha: Arjuna, son of Prtha (Prtha is Kunti's another name).
In Sanskrit, Partha means also Parthiva, means one who is born from Prtha or earth. As Arjuna is all-time representative of us, this addressing of the Lord is very apt.
Verse 31
Keshava: He who removes all Kleshas (one who removes all over sufferings and sorrows)
'K' stands for Lord Brahma, the Creator,
'A' stands for Lord Vishnu, the Preserver,
'Isa' stands for Lord Siva, the Destroyer,
'Va' stands for Vapu (body) or Swaroopa.
Keshavah also means He who has beautiful Kesa or hair.

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Re: Gita Study Group: Let's study Gita verse by verse ...

Postby uma » Sat Jun 26, 2010 2:21 pm

Hari Om. Pranam to all.

3. The Essence of Gita - Direct Guidance for Your Problems (page ix)

Chapter 1, verses 28 to 31, 35 and 45 bring out how our mental confusion, delusion, desires, passions destroy our inner peace.

When Arjuna saw all kinsmen, arrayed and eager to fight, he was filled with great pity ( for himself ) and started speaking sorrowfully. ( Verse 28 ) His limbs failed, mouth was parched, body quivered and hair stood up. His bow slipped from his hand and skin burned all over, he was unable to stand and his mind whirled. He started seeing adverse omens and expressed to Krishna that there was not any good in killing his own kinsmen in battle. ( Verses 29 to 31 ) He did not wish to fight and kill them, even if they killed him, not even for ruling over three worlds, let alone for being a king over some piece of earth. ( Verse 35 ) He thought that killing his own kinsmen for the sake of kingdom, would be due to own greed and would definitely be a great sin. ( Verse 45 )

The above referred stanzas clearly bring out the mental state of Arjuna and the effect of such mental state on his body and then the mind trying to justifying its own ideas. When one faces the question of what to do, this or that ( Preyas v/s Shreyas ) and when one gets confused, the effects of lack of peace of the mind are reflected through the body. One is scared in the mind, being unsure of the result of the choice. And when one opts for preyas ( act which pleases instantly ), one also tries to justify one’s own behaviour, by putting forth all sorts of arguments.

Gita guides us in making the choices in such questions whilst living the daily life, by providing the strong basis upon which the selection should be based, thus helping us to retain our peace of mind.

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Re: Gita Study Group: Let's study Gita verse by verse ...

Postby uma » Sat Jun 26, 2010 2:25 pm

Hari Om. Pranam to all.

Summary of verses 41 to 47

Arjuna had a fear that due to adharma, women would become corrupt and then there would be intermingling of castes. With depletion of the general morality of the society, there is no control over passion and then there is unhealthy intermingling of incompatible cultural traits. Castes here are defined on the basis of intellectual and mental capacities of the individual. ( Verse 41 )

Again further Arjuna points out that such admixture of castes would lead to fall of the forefathers due to flouting and ruining of the family traditions and rituals. ( kula dharma ) It has been explained that kula dharma is nothing but the rules of living, thinking and acting in a united, well planned family and thereby becoming better citizens. What Arjuna feared was not merely about rituals being forgotten, but about culture and family values being destroyed leading to chaos in the society. ( Verse 42 )

Again the statement that because of destruction of the families and caste confusions, the eternal religious rites of the caste and family are destroyed. Due to the war, the existing cultural values in a society suddenly get cracked up. Not only people get physically mutilated, but even all get scarred in the mind, thus forming deformities in the mind. Here, Arjuna acts as conscientious objector to war, with splendid pacifist arguments good for all times. ( Verse 43 )

Krishna, still being silent, Arjuna again reiterates the same point that when the family values are shattered, there surely is hell for unknown period of time. When the unity of home life is shattered, purity of living and sanctity of thoughts get destroyed and the not only the generation responsible for this suffers as if in hell, but consequent generations too have to suffer. ( Verse 44 )

Arjuna goes on arguing that it would be great sin, if he is prepared to kill his own kinsmen out of greed for the pleasures of the kingdom. Arjuna is intellectually exhausted and emotionally worn out and out of growing inner cowardice, he has started justifying his own fickle arguments. His ulcerated mind is responsible for these thoughts and he has forgotten his own strengths. ( Verse 45 )

Arjuna again goes on to say that it is better for him to die in the battle unresisting and unarmed even if Kauravas shoot him in the battle. However, all the earlier arguments of Arjuna were that such war was against the spiritual culture ( moksha ) and here he says that instead of fighting war, getting killed at the hands of Kaurava is better ( kshema ). This goes to show that all earlier arguments of Arjuna were due to getting mentally demoralized at seeing the size of the Kaurava army and being anxious about the outcome of the war and not out of spiritual concern. ( Verse 46 )

With all these arguments, Arjuna sat down on the seat of the chariot casting away his bow and arrow, his mind distressed with sorrow. Arjuna was shattered within and in spite of Krishna maintaining silence, he went on putting forth whatever arguments that came to his mind and justifying his own emotions and ultimately being thoroughly exhausted sat down on the seat of the chariot. ( Verse 47 )

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Re: Gita Study Group: Let's study Gita verse by verse ...

Postby akore2000 » Sat Jun 26, 2010 7:21 pm

Hari Om Padmajaji

Pranam, I have a copy of Holy Gita commentry by Gurudevji and will try and get HGRR and chapterwise Gita by Gurudevji in next month. So kindly help me this time to post Lord Krishna's names. I will post the verse summary in brief today.

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Re: Gita Study Group: Let's study Gita verse by verse ...

Postby Padmaja » Sat Jun 26, 2010 9:38 pm

Hari OM. Pranams.

Thank you Vanaja Amma for presenting verse wise names. Thank you Umaji for presenting the summary and relevant "Direct guidance to your problems" from Pujya Gurudev on this chapter.

Abhayji, sounds good. Thank You. Let's present them :) ..those names of our Bhagavan, the great Lord Shri Krisha, son of Devaki and Yashoda, Chitchor, Vanamali, Radharamana, Govinda, Nandalala.. (I am secretly very thrilled about getting unexpected chance to write Lord's names..like how a new bride feels in marriage ceremony when relatives push her to take her bridegroom's name)...OK ..so here you to. Let's call Him loudly, with love and devotion adding "Hey" to each of His name..e.g. Hey Achyuta, Hey Govinda, Hey Hrshikesha...etc

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Achyuta - He who does not fall from His divine nature (Verse 29)

Govinda -The knower of Jivatman, The Ruler of senses, The Saviour of cows, An epithet of Indra - in the sense of "the finder of the cows." [According to the legend in Sant Parva, he got his name on "winning back the earth."](Verse 32)

Hrshikesha - The Lord of senses, (Hrishika - senses and Isha -Lord), The one with curly hair, The one with short (standing upright) hair [Hrsh -standing on end (in delight), (also curly) and Kesha -hair](Verse 15)

Janardana - He who is adored by devotees for the fulfillment of their desires, Killer of the demon Jana(Verse 36, 39, 44)

Keshava - He who has beautiful hair, He who removes all our sufferings and sorrows [ Keshava is a term spoilt from Kleshava meaning who removes all Klesha's], The Lord of Trinity: [K - Lord Brahma the creator, A - Lord Vishnu the Preserver, Ish - Lord Shankara, the destroyer, Va - Vapu i.e. body or Svarupa](Verse 31)

Krishna - The dark one, The remover of sins, He who is Brahman, He who attracts.(Verse 28, 41)

Madhava - The Lord of Lakshmi (Ma means Lakshmi and Dhava is controller.)(Verse 14, 37)

Madhusudana - He who destroyed the demon named Madhu. The who destroys Vasanas [Madhu in Vedik symbolism, is Karma phala-Impression of the past actions] (Verse 35)
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|| Shri Krishna Sharanam Mamah ||
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Re: Gita Study Group: Let's study Gita verse by verse ...

Postby meera » Sun Jun 27, 2010 6:12 am

Hari Om and greetings Padmaja and other dear friends,

I will be reading your posts regularly and am - as always - enjoying the learning through each one of you.
Forgive me for shifting to 'guest' status, at least the learning is continuing.

Prayers and pranaam...
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Re: Gita Study Group: Let's study Gita verse by verse ...

Postby Padmaja » Sun Jun 27, 2010 7:15 am

Hari OM. Pranams.

OK Meeraji. I respect and understand your decision. Hope you remain active, post as and when you can, and shift back to 'regular' status when Lord wishes that.

One request - can you please send me your feedback. That will help me a lot.

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Re: Gita Study Group: Let's study Gita verse by verse ...

Postby Padmaja » Sun Jun 27, 2010 9:15 pm

Hari OM. Pranams.

Presenting Questions from HGRR on Epilogue (Pujya Gurudev has written epilogue after the end shloka below of Chapter 1, in chapter wise Gita book).

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ॐ तत्सदिति श्रीमद भगवद गीतासु उपनिषत्सु
ब्रह्मविद्यायां योगशास्त्रे श्रीकृष्णार्जुन संवादे
'अर्जुनविषादयोगो' नाम
प्रथमोध्याय: ||१||

Om tat-sat-iti shrimad Bhagavad Gitasu Upanishatsu brahma-vidyayam yogashastre Shri-Krishnarjuna samvade 'arjuna-vishadyogo' nama prathamo' dhyayah.

Thus, in the Upanishad of the glorious Bhagvad-Gita, in the Science of the Eternal, in the scripture of yoga, in the dialogue between Shri Krishna and Arjuna, the first discourse ends entitled: THE YOGA OF THE ARJUNA-GRIEF
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Q.8 What is the meaning of the word 'Upanishad'?

'Upanishad' is a word indicating a literature that is to be studied by sitting (sad) near (upa) a teacher, in a spirit of receptive meekness and surrender (ni)

Q.9 Define the term 'Yoga Shastra'.

The portion of the scriptures that explains the technique of living philosophy and coming to subjective experience of it is called 'Yoga Shastra'.

Q.10 Upanishad teach ---------------?
'Knowledge of Brahman' - 'Brahmavidya'.

Q.14 Every chapter of the Bhagvad Gita is called 'Upanishad'. Why?

Each chapter of the Bhagvad Gita is called 'Upanishad' because each has declarations of such deep significance that a hasty reader will miss their full import unless he does long and intense meditation over the wealth of suggestive meaning that lies concealed behind the simple-looking stanzas. As in the Upanishad, here also we need the help of a sympathetic teacher who can train us in the art of opening the seven hundred lockers in the treasure chamber of the Gita.
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Re: Gita Study Group: Let's study Gita verse by verse ...

Postby murugans61 » Sun Jun 27, 2010 11:48 pm

Hari OM

Chapter 1 verse meanings 1-10
1.King Dhrtarastra asked – What did my people and the Pandavas who were eager to fight(and) who were assembled in the holy land of Kuruksetra do, Oh Sanjaya?
Gita begins with the word Dharma, highlighting the importance of Dharma. The words mamakah and pandavah are significant, creating a division and revealing where Dhrtarashtra’s heart lay.
2.Sanjaya said – Having seen the army of the Pandavas arrayed, kind Duryodhana approached Dronacarya and spoke (these) words at that time.
Duryodana approached Dronacharya first because he was certain that Bhisma ( commander in chief) was on his side, where as he was unsure of Drona.
3.Oh teacher! See this vast army of the Pandavas, arrayed by the son of Drupada, your skillful disciple.
Duryodana introduced to the acarya all the important people in the opposite camp and also presented to him the great men in his own army. He did this because he considered Drona to be very important to his winning the war.

4.Describing the army of the Pandavas, Duryodana continued. In this army there are many powerful archers who are equal to Bhima and Arjuna in war – Satyaki, the king of Virata country, and Drupada, a great warrior
5.Dhrstaketu, Cekitana, the powerful king of Kasi, Purujit Kuntibhoja and Saibya who is the best among men( are all assembled here.)
6.Moreover , the powerful Yudhamanyu, the valiant Uttamaujas, Abhimanyu and the sons of Draupadi(are all assembled here.) All of them are great warriors.
7.Having talked to Drona about the important people in the army of Pandavas, he then changed the topic to those in his own army. Oh best among Brahmins! May you know those who are prominent among us, the leaders of my army. I am mentioning them to you for the sake of information.
8.Yourself Bhisma, Karna, Krpa who is ever victorious in war, Asvattama, Vikarna, and son of Somadatta( are present in our army.)
9.And (there are) many other heroes ready to give up their lives for my sake. All of them have many weapons and missiles, and are experts in war.
Duryodana’s words,” other warriors … who have given up their lives for my sake” can be taken here as a divine oman for what was to come. Mysake indicates the strong Mamakara of Duryodana.
10.Duryodana,assessing the overall strength of the two armies, continued his attempt to arouse Dronacharya’s enthusiasm. He said, therefore our army, protected by Bhisma, is unlimited. On the other hand, this army of these (Pandavas,) protected by Bhima, is limited.

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Re: Gita Study Group: Let's study Gita verse by verse ...

Postby uma » Mon Jun 28, 2010 10:09 am

Hari Om. Pranam to all.

In verse 41, Krishna has been addressed as " Varshneya" -descendent of the Vrishni clan.

Meeraaji, we will all miss your posts. Its like missing a pillar. May all your problems be solved at the earliest / all your work get finished soon, and may you resume your postings..this is the prayer.

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Postby Padmaja » Mon Jun 28, 2010 10:17 am

Hari OM. Pranams Umaji...

Oh yeah..Varshneya... :D thanks for pointing that out.
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Re: Gita Study Group: Let's study Gita verse by verse ...

Postby Padmaja » Mon Jun 28, 2010 12:06 pm

Hari OM. Pranams.

Thanks Muruganji for crisp essence of first 10 verses.
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Re: Gita Study Group: Let's study Gita verse by verse ...

Postby akore2000 » Mon Jun 28, 2010 12:57 pm

Hari Om and Pranam to all devotees

Summary of Verse 11 to 20.

Verse 11 -- Kind D advises his army that each commander must keep to his position and fight in disciplined order and all of them should spare no pains to see that the revered Bhishma is well protected. Synchronisation of the different operations is the very backbone of an army's success, and in order to bring this about, as a true strategist, Duryodhana is instructing his various commanders working in their different wings to work out the single policy of protecting Bhishma.

Verse 12 -- All the while King D was busy in making foolish statement and putting all the commanders of his army into an uncomfortable mood of desperate unhappiness, and Bhishma was observing his pitiable confusions and noticed the urgent need to ramove all of them from their mental preoccupations. So the great Bhishma took his conch and blew it, sending forth the waves of confidence into the hearts of the people manning the array, which amounted to an act of aggression almost corresponding to the first bullet shot in modern warfare and thus the war was actually started.

Verse 13 -- Soon after hearing the Marshall's bugle, each one of them took their conches, kettle drums, tabors, trumpets, bugles and cow horns, and all burst forth into a challenging war call, which Sanjaya half heartedly describes as tremendous, who was a moral objector to the war aim of Duryodhana.

Verse 14 -- Then Madhava and the son of Pandu, seated in their magnificent chariot yoked with white horses blew their divine conches. Here it clearly reflects the sympathies of Sanjaya towards pandavas, and again he is still hopeful that these words may chnage mind of Dhritrashtra who may ask his sons to withdraw from the warfront.

Verse 15 -- Here Sanjaya is very particular even to mention the names of the conches from Pandava's side. Hrishikesha - the Lord of senses blew his conch Panchajanya , Aruna and Bhima blew respectively Devadatta and Paundra.

Verse 16 -- King Yudhisthira blew Anantavijaya, Nakul and Sahadev blew the Sughosha and the Manipushpaka respectively.

Verse 17 and 18 -- The king of kashi, an excellent archer, Shikhandi, the mighty commander of eleven thousnad archers, Dhristadyumna, Virata, Satyaki, Drupada and the sons of Draupadi and the son of Subhadra, the mighty armed blew their conches. From Pandava's side all the Maharathas blew their conches with enthusiasm and in an ascending cadence. This report is addressed to Dhritrashtra who is addressed as Oh Lord of the Earth.

Verse 19 -- Thus a tumultuous sound rent the hearts of Dhritrashtra's party and made both heaven and earth reverberate. Sanjaya is trying his best to bring out the superiority of Pandava forces and tries to present the disastrous end of the war to the blind king who may change his mind and will send a command to stop the deadly war.

Verse 20 -- At that time Arjuna, the son of Pandu, seated in the chariot bearing the flag marked with Hanuman, took up his bow and prepared to shoot his arrows. O King, after after looking at the sons of Dhrtarastra drawn in military array, Arjuna then spoke to Lord Krishna these words. This is the moment of the highest tension and war was about to begin, and the entry of the great champion of this war Arjuna is noted here.

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Re: Gita Study Group: Let's study Gita verse by verse ...

Postby vanajaravinair » Mon Jun 28, 2010 11:10 pm

Hari Om
@Padmajaji,

Can you post the verses 21 - 30 and the jist of explanations for me. I am sorry, too busy this week.

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Re: Gita Study Group: Let's study Gita verse by verse ...

Postby Padmaja » Tue Jun 29, 2010 9:59 pm

Hari OM. Pranams.

Thanks Abhay bhau for summary of 11 to 20.

Vanaja Amma, no problem at all. I will take care of it. Thanks for giving me chance to do Lord's seva.
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