[Advaita-l] BG 0.1
abhayambika at gmail.com
Thu Jun 23 12:27:24 CDT 2005
namo.astu te vyAsa viSalAbuddhE pullAravindAyata patra netra |
yena tvaya bhArata taila purNaH prajvAlito j~nAnamaya pradIpaH || 0.1||
O vyAsa, to you, who possesses a wide range of knowledge and one has
eyes beautiful like petals of a lotus flower, my salutations. It was
indeed by you the shining lamp of wisdom (gItA) was lit filled with
the oil called bhArata.
vyAsa - O vyAsa
namaH astu te - to you my salutations
viSalabuddhE - one who has a wide range of knowledge. A Tamil work
called thiruvAsagam when describing the knowledge of God refers to it
as wide - covering entire gamut of what is to be known, deep -
exploring each aspect of it to the depth and subtlety possible.
(Tamil: Azhndhu aganRa nuNNiyanE)
pullAravindAyata patra netra - one who has beautiful eyes like petals
of a lotus flower.
yena tvayA prajvAlitaH - it was lit by you
j~nAnamayaH pradIpaH - this light of wisdom
bhArata taila pUrNaH - filled with the oil called bhArata
Corrections and additional comments are solicited.
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