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By A. C. (1896-1977) Bhaktivedanta Swami

The Bhagavad Gita, sometimes called easily the Gita, is a 700-verse Hindu scripture in Sanskrit that's a part of the Hindu epic Mahabharata (chapters 25 - forty two of the sixth booklet of Mahabharata).

The Gita is decided in a story framework of a discussion among Pandava prince Arjuna and his advisor and charioteer Lord Krishna.
Facing the obligation as a warrior to struggle the Dharma Yudhha or righteous struggle among Pandavas and Kauravas, Arjuna is counselled via Lord Krishna to "fulfill his Kshatriya (warrior) responsibility as a warrior and determine Dharma."
Inserted during this attract kshatriya dharma (chivalry) is "a discussion ... among diverging attitudes bearing on equipment towards the attainment of liberation (moksha)".
The Bhagavad Gita was once uncovered to the area via Sanjaya, who senses and cognises the entire occasions of the battlefield. Sanjaya is Dhritarashtra's consultant and in addition his charioteer.

The Bhagavad Gita offers a synthesis of the idea that of Dharma, theistic bhakti, the yogic beliefs of moksha via jnana, bhakti, karma, and Raja Yoga (spoken of within the sixth bankruptcy) and Samkhya philosophy.

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The Gitii instructs: yiinti deva-vratii deviin. The 20 Bhagavad-gita As It Is moon, the sun and higher planets are called svargaloka. There are three dif­ ferent statuses of planets: higher, middle and lower planetary systems. The earth belongs to the middle planetary. system. Bhagavad-gitii informs us how to travel to the higher planetary systems (devalo�a) with a very simple for­ mula: yiinti deva-vratii deviin. One need only worship the particular demigod of that particular planet and in that way go to the moon, the sun or any of the higher planetary systems.

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Bhima and Arjuna; samii[l-equal; yudhi-in the fight; yuyudhiina[l­ Yuyudhana; viriita[l- Virata; ca-also; d rupada[l-Drupada; ca-also; mahii­ ratha[l-great fighter. �·\ ( . I·"_Y Bhagavad-gita As It Is 36 ' ' . /• [Ch. 1 TRANSLATION Here in this army there are many heroic bowmen equal in fighting to Bhima and Arjuna; there are also great fighters like Yuyudhana, ViraJa and Drupada. adirya's very great power in the military art, there were many others who were the cause of fear. They are mentioned by Duryodhana as great stumbling blocks on the path of victory because each and every one of them was as formidable as Bhima and Arjuna.

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