Daily Dose of Bhagavad Gita

Posted: 12/08/2022 by vequinox in Literature

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Chapter 3: Karma-yoga

TEXT 16

evam pravartitam cakram
nanuvartayatiha yah
aghayur indriyaramo
mogham partha sa jivati

Chapter 3 Verse 16

TRANSLATION

My dear Arjuna, a man who does not follow this prescribed Vedic system of sacrifice certainly leads a life of sin, for a person delighting only in the senses lives in vain.

PURPORT

The mammonist philosophy of work very hard and enjoy sense gratification is condemned herein by the Lord. Therefore, for those who want to enjoy this material world, the above-mentioned cycle of performingyajnasis absolutely necessary. One who does not follow such regulations is living a very risky life, being condemned more and more. By nature’s law, this human form of life is specifically meant for self-realization, in either of the three ways—namelykarma-yoga, jnana-yoga,orbhakti-yoga.There is no necessity of rigidly following the performances of the prescribedyajnasfor the transcendentalists who are above…

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