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Shrimad Bhagwat Geeta Chapter 5 shlok 24

Those who find happiness within themselves, delight in the joy of God within, and are illuminated by the inner light are yogis united with the Lord and liberated from material existence. Description “Inner light” refers to the divine knowledge bestowed from within as realization, granted by the grace of God when we surrender to Him. …

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Shrimad Bhagwat Geeta Chapter 5 shlok 23

Those who can restrain the forces of desire and anger before giving up their bodies are true yogis, and they alone find happiness. Description The human body presents a golden opportunity for the soul to achieve the supreme goal of God-realization. Unlike animals, who are driven by their nature, humans possess the faculty of discrimination. …

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Shrimad Bhagwat Geeta Chapter 5 shlok 21

Those whose minds are firmly rooted in an equal vision transcend the cycle of birth and death in this very life. They embody the perfect qualities of God and are thus anchored in the Absolute Truth. Description The Vedic scriptures repeatedly describe God as an ocean of unlimited divine bliss: ānando brahmeti vyajānāt (Taittirīya Upaniṣhad …

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Shrimad Bhagwat Geeta Chapter 5 shlok 20

Rooted in God, with a deep understanding of divine knowledge and free from delusion, they neither rejoice in receiving something pleasant nor grieve when encountering the unpleasant. Description The part of this verse that speaks of neither rejoicing in pleasure nor lamenting the unpleasant represents the highest ideal of the Vipassanā tradition of meditation in …

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Shrimad Bhagwat Geeta Chapter 5 shlok 18

The truly wise, guided by divine insight, perceive a Brahmin, a cow, an elephant, a dog, and a dog-eater with equal vision. Description When we perceive things through the lens of knowledge, it is called prajñā chakṣhu, meaning “with the eyes of knowledge.” Shree Krishna uses the term vidyā sampanne to convey this, but he …

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Shrimad Bhagwat Geeta Chapter 5 shlok 16

For those whose ignorance is dispelled by divine knowledge, the Supreme Entity is revealed, just as the sun illuminates everything when it rises. Description The sun’s power in dispelling the darkness of night is unparalleled. The Ramayana states: rākāpati ṣhoṛasa uahiñ tārāgana samudāisakala girinha dava lāia binu rabi rāti na jāi “Despite the combined light …

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Shrimad Bhagwat Geeta Chapter 5 shlok 15

The omnipresent God does not involve Himself in anyone’s sinful or virtuous deeds. Living beings are deluded because their inner knowledge is obscured by ignorance. Description God is not responsible for anyone’s virtuous deeds or sinful actions. His work in this regard is threefold: He provides the soul with the power to act. He observes …

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