Daily Dose of Bhagavad Gita

Posted: 29/06/2022 by vequinox in Literature

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Chapter 2: Contents of the Gita Summarized

TEXT 29

ascarya-vat pasyati kascid enam
ascarya-vad vadati tathaiva canyah
ascarya-vac cainam anyah srnoti
srutvapy enam veda na caiva kascit

Chapter 2 Verse 29

TRANSLATION

Some look on the soul as amazing, some describe him as amazing, and some hear of him as amazing, while others, even after hearing about him, cannot understand him at all.

PURPORT

SinceGitopanisadis largely based on the principles of theUpanisads,it is not surprising to also find this passage in theKatha Upanisad.

sravanayapi bahubhir yo na labhyah
srnvanto ‘pi bahavo yah na vidyuh
ascaryo vakta kusalo ‘sya labdha
ascaryo jnata kusalanusistah.

The fact that the atomic soul is within the body of a gigantic animal, in the body of a gigantic banyan tree, and also in the microbic germs, millions and billions of which occupy only an inch of space, is certainly very amazing…

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