The Bhagavad Gita 3:36

Conquering the two-sided passion, Desire and Anger: 1 अर्जुन उवाच :- अथ केन प्रयुक्तोSयं पापं चरति पूरुषः । अनिच्छ्न्नपि वार्ष्णेय बलादिव नियोजितः ॥3:36॥ Arjuna said: O Varshneya (Krishna), by what is man impelled, even against his will, to perform evil- compelled, it seems, by force? Every man sometimes experiences a peculiar state: even as he… Read More The Bhagavad Gita 3:36

The Possibility and Purpose of Avatarhood: 3

For in the Vedantic view of things all these apparently formidable objections are null and void from the beginning. The idea of the Avatar is not indeed indispensable to its scheme, but it comes in naturally into it as a perfectly rational and logical conception. For all here is God, is the Spirit or Self-existence, is Brahman, ekamevadvitıyam,—there is nothing… Read More The Possibility and Purpose of Avatarhood: 3

The Possibility and Purpose of Avatarhood: 2

The second portion of these passages which has here been given in substance, explains the nature of divine works, divyam karma, with the principle of which we have had to deal in the last essay; the first, which has been fully translated, explains the way of the divine birth, divyam˙ janma, the Avatarhood. But we have to remark carefully that… Read More The Possibility and Purpose of Avatarhood: 2