Monday, January 28, 2008

Bhagwat Gita: Chapter Two (2) - What it is about?

Chapter Two of Bhagwat Gita is entitled "Sankhyayoga or the Yoga of Knowledge."
On the battle field of Kurukshetra, when Arjuna, the disciple of Lord Krishna got infatuated & forgot his duty to fight, then Lord Krishna reminded Arjuna of his duty to fight a lawful, justful war & gave him the teachings of Bhagwad Gita. Arjuna after having been taught in the path of knowledge by Lord Krishna came back to his path of duty & fought a lawful battle against the Kauravas (his enemies) & won the battle with the grace of Lord Krishna.

Bhagwat Gita: Chapter Two (2) is entitled "Sankhyayoga or the Yoga of Knowledge." This Chapter has a total of 72 verses.

Verses 1 to 10 are about the discussion of Lord Krishna & Arjuna relating to Arjuna's faint-heartedness.

Verses 11 to 30 are about the "Sankhyayoga" & this Yoga of Knowledge is described herein.

Verses 31 to 38 are about the Kshtriya's duty to engage himself in fight.

Verses 39 to 53 are about the " Karmayoga" (the Yoga of Selfless Action).

Verses 54 to 72 are about the marks of the man of stable mind and glories of such a man are described herein.

To read complete chapter Two (2) Verse by Verse in Original Sanskrit Language Text & its English Translation......Click here to read...........Bhagwat Gita: Chapter Two (Chapter-2)

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