"Bhagavad-Gita Chapter 2"
Bhagavad-Gita Chapter 2 Contents of Gita Summarized Text 1 saïjaya uväca taà tathä kåpayäviñöam açru-pürëäkulekñaëam viñédantam idaà väkyam uväca madhusüdanaù Saïjaya said: Seeing Arjuna full of com- passion, his mind depressed, his eyes full of tears, Madhusüdana, Kåñëa, spoke the following words. Material and Spiritual Compassion • Self realized – called Pandit. • Shudra – one who laments unnecessarily. • Most of the population now a days on platform of shudra. • Arjuna’s lamentation on platform of body. Text 2 çré-bhagavän uväca kutas tvä kaçmalam idaà viñame samupasthitam anärya-juñöam asvargyam akérti-karam arjuna The Supreme Personality of Godhead said: My dear Arjuna, how have these impurities come upon you? They are not at all befitting a man who knows the value of life. They lead not to higher planets but to infamy. Krsna is referred as Bhagavan. vadanti tat tattva-vidas tattvaà yaj jïänam advayam brahmeti paramätmeti bhagavän iti çabdyate “The Absolute Truth is realized in three phases of understanding by the knower of the Absolute Truth, and all of them are identical. Such phases of the Absolute Truth are expressed as Brahman, Paramätmä, and Bhagavän.” Krsna declared as Bhagavan éçvaraù paramaù kåñëaù ete cäàça-kaläù puàsaù sac-cid-änanda-vigrahaù kåñëas tu bhagavän svayam anädir ädir govindaù indräri-vyäkulaà lokaà sarva-käraëa-käraëam måòayanti yuge yuge “There are many personalities possessing the “All the lists of the incarnations of Godhead qualities of Bhagavän, but Kåñëa is the submitted herewith are either plenary supreme because none can excel Him. He is expansions or parts of the plenary expansions the Supreme Person, and His body is eternal, of the Supreme Godhead, but Kåñëa is the full of knowledge and bliss. He is the primeval Supreme Personality of Godhead Himself.” Lord Govinda and the cause of all causes.” Aryan (A civilized man) • Civilization based on Spiritual realization. • Anarya – No concept of god, spirit and engrossed in bodily concept of life. • No knowledge of liberation from material world. • Arjuna’s compassion non- Aryan and not approved by Krsna.