Venkata sriram P
venkatasriramp at yahoo.in
Tue Mar 24 13:31:10 CDT 2015
Pls read the shankara's commentary on the BG slokas of 24,25,26 of Chapter 5.
ya IdrushaH sa yOgI brahmanirvANaM brahmaNi nirvruttiM mOkSaM iha
jIvan Eva brahmabhUtaH san adhigacchati prApnOti
Such a yogi, being alive, having become brahman, attains moksha. The description of yogi (jnAni)
has been described as "yaH antaH sukhaH antarAtmani .........saH antarjyOtiH Eva".
labhantE brahmanirvANaM mOkSaM riSayaH samyagdarshinaH sanyAsinaH
kSINakalmaSAH kSINapApAdidOSAH chinnadvaidhAH chinnasamshayA
yatAtmanaH samyatEndriyAH sarvabhUtahitE ratAH sarvESAM bhUtAnAM
hitE AnukUlyE ratA ahimsakA ityarthaH
One whose sins have been washed off; one who is free from all doubts; one who has mastered
his senses; one who sees himself in everyone and hence practices non-violence; such
seers (saints / renunciates) having equal vision towards all, attain brahma-nirvANa called mOkSa.
kAmakrOdha viyuktAnAM kAmaH cha krOdhaH cha kAmakrOdhau tAbhyAM
viyuktAnAM yatInAM sanyAsinAM yatachEsAM samyatAntahkaraNAM abhita
ubhayatO jIvatAM mrutAnAM cha brahmanirvANaM mOkSO vartatE
One who is free from lust & anger; one who has controlled the internal organs and one
who has known his own supreme self; such a renunciate and self-realized (even alive) and after
death attain the state called brahmanirvANa which is also called mOkSa.
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