[Advaita-l] GITA - arjuna viShAda yoga
abhayambika at gmail.com
Tue Dec 13 13:28:41 CST 2005
On 11/13/05, Amuthan Arunkumar R <aparyap at yahoo.co.in> wrote:
> the most important message of the first adhyAya is
> that the untrained mind is fickle and so, it is highly
> vulnerable to adopt adharma in the garb of dharma.
Thanks a lot for giving energy into this series.
Arjuna is not fickle minded, but he is in a state of despair and
grieved over the perceived consquences (due to attachment - rAga).
And the word untrained/trained could mean many things. May be the
summary can be modified to "An ignorant person is vulnerable to adopt
adharma in the garb of dharma".
This ignorance may manifest in many different ways, such as, rAga, dveSha etc.
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