The Essence of Dharma-15.


15/12/2017

Spoken on February 11th, 1973)

15.1
Jneyam yat tat pravakshyami yaj jnatvamrtam asnute,

anadimat param brahma na sat tan nasad ucyate. (Gita, Ch-13, Slo-12. )


sarvatah panipadam tat sarvatokshisiromukham,

sarvatah srutimal loke sarvam avrtya tishati.  ( Gita, Ch--13, Slo-13. )


 sarvendriyagunabhasam  sarvendriyavivarjitam, 

asaktam  sarvabhrccaiva  nirgunam  gunabhoktr ca. (Gita. Ch-13, Slo-14. )


bahir antas ca bhutanam acaram caram eva ca,

sukshmatvat tad avijneyam durastham canthike ca tat (Gita, Ch-13, 15.)


It is both inside and outside. What a wonder it is!
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This is the transcendent solution of the mystery between spirit and matter.
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We cannot understand it because it is subtler than our understanding.
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It looks very far because it is infinite, but it is very near because it is the Self of the thinker himself.
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15.2

Avibhaktam ca bhuteshu vibhaktam iva ca sthitam,

bhutabhartru ca taj jneyam grasishnu  prabhavishnu ca (Gita 13.16) : -

Though things are divided, it is undivided within the divided being.
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Jyotisham api taj jyotis tamasah param ucyate,

 jnanam  jneyam  jnanagamyam  hrudi  sarvasya  vishtitam (Gita 13.17) : -


It is inside our very heart.
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This supreme solution to the mystery and enigma of the dichotomy between spirit and matter is hidden within our very heart.
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 can we understand it?
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We cannot see our own eyes; we cannot see our own back.
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Such is the tremendous significance of our activities, our conduct.
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This is the nature of dharma.
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To be continued ...
Swami Krishnananda

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