Friday, August 1, 2014

[gita-talk] The Bhagavad Gita - Daily Message - 15 /16

 


||   Shree Hari   ||

Fifteenth Chapter

||   15 / 16  ||


dvāvimau puruṣau loke kṣaraścākṣara eva ca

kṣaraḥ sarvāṇi bhūtāni kūṭastho'kṣara ucyate



There are two kinds of Puruṣas in the world, the Kshara (perishable) and the 

Akshara (imperishable). The bodies of all beings are said to be perishable and the 'Kutusthah' (Jīvatma or soul) is called the imperishable. 

First in the sixth verse and then from the twelfth verse to the fifteenth verse, the Lord described that the independent existence is of Divine entity (Tatva) only and not of the worldly entity. The existence of worldly entity is due to Divine entity only. The worldly entity is illumined by the divine entity only. Whatever influence is perceived in the worldly entity, all of that is due to divine entity only. Now in the sixteenth verse the Lord by the term 'loke' describes the 'worldly entity'.

The universe (perishable) and the soul (imperishable)— both are 'Laukika' 
(worldly)— but God is distinctly different from both or 'Alaukika' (uniquely divine)- 'uttamaḥ puruṣastvanyaḥ' (Gītā 15/17). Karmayoga and Jñānayoga— these two yoga disciplines are also worldly— 'loke'smindvividhāniṣṭha..........' (Gītā 3/3). The basis for 'Karmayoga' is 'Kshara' and of 'Jñānayoga' it is Akshara; but 'Bhaktiyoga' is 'Alaukika' (unworldly or Divine), the basis for which is God. The 'Aparā Prakṛti' (lower nature) and the 'Parā Prakṛti' (higher nature) described in the seventh chapter have been called here as 'Kṣhara' and 'Akshara' respectively.


From Gita Prabodhani in Hindi by Swami Ramsukhdasji  


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