Bg 1.26-27

Bg 1.26-27

Speaker: Maharani Devi July 16, 2013 Bg 1.26 — There Arjuna could see, within the midst of the armies of both parties, his fathers, grandfathers, teachers, maternal uncles, brothers, sons, grandsons, friends, and also his fathers-in-law and well-wishers. Bg 1.27 — When the son of Kuntī, Arjuna, saw all these different grades of friends and relatives, he became overwhelmed with compassion and...

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Bg 17.28

Bg 17.28

Speaker : Vidagdha Madhava Prabhu January 08, 2013 Bg 17.28  — Anything done as sacrifice, charity or penance without faith in the Supreme, O son of Pṛthā, is impermanent. It is called asat and is useless both in this life and the next.  Listen to...

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Bg 17.26-27

Bg 17.26-27

Bg 16.17 — Self-complacent and always impudent, deluded by wealth and false prestige, they sometimes proudly perform sacrifices in name only, without following any rules or regulations.

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Bg 17.23-25

Bg 17.23-25

Speaker: Ramananda Dasa January 2, 2013 Bg 17.23 — From the beginning of creation, the three words oṁ tat sat were used to indicate the Supreme Absolute Truth. These three symbolic representations were used by brāhmaṇas while chanting the hymns of the Vedas and during sacrifices for the satisfaction of the Supreme. Bg 17.24 — Therefore, transcendentalists undertaking performances of sacrifice,...

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Bg 17.20-22

Bg 17.20-22

Speaker: Ramananda Dasa January 1, 2013 Bg 17.20 — Charity given out of duty, without expectation of return, at the proper time and place, and to a worthy person is considered to be in the mode of goodness. Bg 17.21 — But charity performed with the expectation of some return, or with a desire for fruitive results, or in a grudging mood is said to be charity in the mode of passion. Bg 17.22 — And...

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Bg 17.14-17

Bg 17.14-17

Speaker: Maharani Devi December 26, 2012 Bg 17.14 — Austerity of the body consists in worship of the Supreme Lord, the brāhmaṇas, the spiritual master, and superiors like the father and mother, and in cleanliness, simplicity, celibacy and nonviolence. Bg 17.15 — Austerity of speech consists in speaking words that are truthful, pleasing, beneficial, and not agitating to others, and also in...

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