Episodes

228. Types of Yajna

Krishna says, "𝙔𝙖𝙟𝙣𝙖 (sacrifice or performance of duty or selfless action) is 𝙨𝙖𝙩𝙫𝙞𝙠 which i

227. Brain-Gut Axis

During evolution, cyanobacteria absorbed carbon dioxide and released oxygen making our existence possible. They evolved as chlorop

226. Gunas and Shraddha

Science graduates a student from ignorance to awareness of the physical world. For example, the time taken to empty a water tank w

225. Scriptures and Swa-Dharmam

The sixteenth chapter of the Bhagavad Gita is titled '𝘿𝙖𝙞𝙫𝙖-𝘼𝙨𝙪𝙧𝙖 𝙎𝙖𝙢𝙥𝙖𝙙 𝙑ð

224. Three Gates of Hell

In an ethics class, the teacher gives a lesson about being truthful and respecting elders. The next day, all the students by heart

223. Demon finds a Match

Krishna further describes the demonic natured and says, "With multiple minds, entangled in the web of delusion, addicted to t

222. Might might Not be Right

Krishna says that the demonic person thinks, “I have acquired this today and I shall now fulfill this desire of mine. This i

221. Ends Shouldn't Justify Means

Krishna continues about the demonic natured and says, "Believing that all this world is about fulfillment of bodily desires,

220. Beyond Logic

Krishna deciphered existence and said that it is the combination of 𝙥𝙧𝙖𝙠𝙧𝙞𝙩𝙞 (nature) and 𝗽𝘂𝗿𝘂

219. Bondage to Liberation

Krishna says, " 𝙏𝙚𝙟 (radiance of character), forgiveness, patience, purity, freedom from hate, absence of conceit -a

218. Non-Violence

Krishna says, " 𝘼𝒉𝙞𝒎𝙨𝒂 (non-violence), 𝙎𝙖𝙩𝙮𝙖𝙢 (truthfulness), 𝘼𝙠𝙧𝙤𝙙𝙝 (f

217. Daan cannot be business

Krishna mentions 𝙖𝙣𝙩𝙖𝙝-𝙠𝙖𝙧𝙖𝙣 𝙨𝙪𝙙𝙙𝙝𝙞 (inner purity), steadfastness in the yoga of w

216. Transcending Fear

The sixteenth chapter of the Bhagavad Gita is titled ' 𝘿𝙖𝙞𝙫𝙖-𝘼𝙨𝙪𝙧𝙖 𝙎𝙖𝙢𝙥𝙖𝙙 𝙑

215. Open Secret

The fifteenth chapter of the Bhagavad Gita is called ' 𝙋𝙪𝙧𝙪𝙨𝙝𝙤𝙩𝙩𝙖𝙢𝙖 𝙔𝙤𝙜𝙖 '

214. How and Why

𝙋𝙖𝙧𝙖𝙢𝙖𝙩𝙢𝙖 is like an eternal ocean and 𝙖𝙩𝙢𝙖 is an imperishable drop that is surrounded by t

213. Paramatma and Atma

Krishna explains about 'The Creation' at different places and indicates that the entire existence is the coherence of 𝙥

212. Rules of Rebirth

Krishna gave a blueprint of life when he said that a part of HIM manifests as an individual soul and attracts the senses which are

211. Blueprint of Life

The creation is said to be HIS 𝙡𝙚𝙚𝙡𝙖 or divine play and there is nothing to be taken seriously here. This play foll

210. Keys to HIS Abode

Krishna says, "Those freed from pride and delusion, evils of attachment conquered, ever established in the Self, desires havi

209. Axe of Non-Attachment

Krishna spoke about the inverted tree of life where human beings are bound by roots hanging downwards and these roots are nothing

208. Inverted Tree of Life

The Fifteenth Chapter of the Bhagavad Gita is called Purushottam Yoga -Yoga of the Supreme Being. Krishna begins the chapter by de

207. Single Pointed Devotion

The Fourteenth Chapter of the Bhagavad Gita is called 𝙂𝙪𝙣𝙖 𝙏𝙧𝙖𝙮𝙖 𝙑𝙞𝙗𝙝𝙖𝙜 𝙔𝙤𝙜ð

206. Conduct of Guna-Ateeth

Krishna explains about the conduct of the 𝙜𝙪𝙣𝙖-𝙖𝙩𝙚𝙚𝙩𝙝 who transcended three 𝙜𝙪𝙣𝙖𝙨 (mo

205. Gunas: Slavery to Mastery

After explaining that the three 𝙜𝙪𝙣𝙖𝙨 (modes of nature) of 𝙨𝙖𝙩𝙫𝙖 , 𝙧𝙖𝙟𝙤 and 𝙩𝙖𝙢

204. Two types of Death

Krishna says, "When a wise person perceives that there is no agent of action other than the three ð™œð™ªð™£ð™–𝙨 (

203. Facets of Gunas

Krishna says, "Those who die with a predominance of ð™¨ð™–𝙩𝙫𝙖 ð™œð™ªð™£ð™– attain to the taintless w

202. Identifying the Dominant Guna

Krishna says, "Three 𝙜𝙪𝙣𝙖𝙨 of 𝙨𝙖𝙩𝙫𝙖 , 𝙧𝙖𝙟𝙖𝙨 and 𝙩𝙖𝙢𝙖𝙨 bind Imperi

201. Mother and Father

  The fourteenth chapter of the Bhagavad Gita is titled ' Guna 𝙏𝙧𝙖𝙮𝙖 𝙑𝙞𝙗𝙝𝙖𝙜 𝙔ð™

200. The Soul Illuminates the Body

  Krishna says, "Just as one sun illuminates the entire solar system, the individual soul illuminates the entire body

199. One root, One origin

  Krishna says, "When someone perceives the variety of living beings as rooted in One that has expanded Itself into t

198. Castles in the Air

  Krishna says, "Whatever being is born, moving or unmoving, know that to be the union of 𝙠𝙨𝙚𝙩𝙧𝙖(

197. Personality Determines Path

  Drona was a master of archery who was teaching archery to his student Arjun. Another student Ekalavya also wanted to l

196. Oneness is Liberation

  Krishna says, "The 𝙥𝙪𝙧𝙪𝙨𝙝 (spirit) within this body is said to be the Witness (𝙙𝙧𝙞𝙨

195. Prakriti and Purush

  Krishna says, "Know that ð™¥ð™§ð™–𝙠𝙧𝙞𝙩𝙞 (nature) and ð™¥ð™ªð™§ð™ªð™¨ð™ (s

194. HE Dwells in Hearts of All

  Krishna says, "'That which is to be known' is the Sustainer, Destroyer and Creator of beings; indivisible

193. So Near Yet So Far

  Once a father took his ten year old son to a playground. He threw a ball and the game is that the boy has to bring the

192. He is and He is Not

  Curiosity is essential for survival. In today's context, one is expected to be updated in one's professional a

191. Being Spiritual

  In response to Arjun's request about knowledge (𝙜𝙮𝙖𝙣) , Krishna says, "Humility, simplicity, harm

190. Characteristics of Kshetra (field).

  Krishna refers to the physical body (𝙨𝙖𝙧𝙞𝙧𝙖𝙢) as 𝙆𝙨𝙝𝙚𝙩𝙧𝙖 (field) and explain

189. Field and Knower of the Field.

  The thirteenth chapter of the Bhagavad Gita is called 𝙆𝙨𝙝𝙚𝙩𝙧𝙖 𝙆𝙨𝙝𝙚𝙩𝙧𝙖𝙟ð™

188. In Tune with Existence

  Krishna says, "To whom praise and insult are the same, who is silent, content with anything, who is not attached

187. Hook is hidden behind Bait

  Krishna says, "He who neither rejoices nor hates, nor grieves, nor desires, renouncer of good and evil, alike to

186. Live and Let Live

  Krishna says, "A person who doesn't agitate (𝙪𝙙𝙫𝙚𝙜) the world and who is not agitated by the

185. Qualities that lead to Paramatma

  Krishna says, "Those devotees are very dear to Me who do not hate any being, who are friendly and compassionate,

184. Peace Follows Renunciation

  Krishna earlier advised 𝙖𝙗𝙝𝙮𝙖𝙨𝙖 𝙮𝙤𝙜𝙖 (yoga of practice) in case one is unable to fix

183. Practice Makes a Man Perfect

  Krishna advises, "Fix your mind on Me alone and surrender your intellect to Me. Thereupon, you will always live i

182. Dedicating Karmas to Paramatma

  The brain (cerebrum) is divided into two halves -the right and left hemispheres. Though they work in tandem, the right

181. The Starting Point

  Krishna says, "Those who fix their minds on Me, worship ME (in the manifested Form) endowed with 𝙎𝙝𝙧ð

180. Form or Formless

  At the end of the eleventh chapter (11.55), Krishna says that HE can only be reached through 𝘽𝙝𝙖𝙠𝙩𝙞

179. Shifting Goalposts

A doctor, working at a mental hospital, took a friend to show him the hospital. His friend saw a man in a room with a photo of a w

178. Hatred stands between Misery and Joy

Krishna says, "This form of mine has not been seen before by anyone else than you (11.47). Neither by study of the Vedas, nor

177. Grace in Relationships

Trembling, saluting with joined palms, bowing, overwhelmed with fear (11.35), Arjun says, "The world is delighted and rejoice

176. From Friend to Paramatma

Different belief systems describe 𝙋𝙖𝙧𝙖𝙢𝙖𝙩𝙢𝙖 in different ways. Depending on our belief system, the appe

175. Virtues of Nimitta-matra

Krishna shows Arjun a glimpse of the future where the warriors are entering the mouth of death and says that Arjun is merely a ð™

174. Nimitta-maatra is not inaction

Arjun sees that all the warriors are getting crushed by the teeth of Krishna's 𝙑𝙞𝙨𝙝𝙬𝙖𝙧𝙤𝙤𝙥𝙖ð™

173. Ahankaar to Nimitta-Matra

Upon seeing all the warriors getting crushed by the teeth of Krishna's 𝙑𝙞𝙨𝙝𝙬𝙖𝙧𝙤𝙤𝙥𝙖𝙢, Arjun

172. Creation follows Divine Destruction

Arjun says, "All sons of Dhritarashtra, many kings of the earth, Bhishma, Drona, Karna and our warrior chiefs enter into your

171. When Gods Fear

rjun says, "The hosts of gods surrender unto you. Filled with fear, some praise you with folded hands (11.21). The 𝙍𝙪ð

170. All in one place

Filled with wonderment, blowing his head, and with palms folded (11.14) Arjun says, "O Shree Krishna, I behold within Your bo

169. Divine Vision

Lord Krishna shows his 𝙑𝙞𝙨𝙝𝙬𝙖𝙧𝙤𝙤𝙥𝙖𝙢 (opulent form) to Arjun (11.9) who saw many faces and eyes

168. Shedding Sense of Entitlements

Arjun says, "Out of compassion (𝙖𝙣𝙪𝙜𝙧𝙖𝙝𝙖) , you have revealed to me the secret wisdom (𝙖𝙙𝙝ð

167. Seed of Existence

Krishna says, "I am the seed of all existence. There is nothing moving or unmoving that can exist without Me (10.39). There i

166. You are ME

Krishna says, "I am the all-devouring death and birth of future beings. Amongst feminine qualities I am fame, prosperity, spe

165. The Science of Spirituality.

Krishna says, "O Arjun, know Me to be the beginning, middle, and end of all creation. Amongst sciences I am the science of sp

163. Time and Tide wait for None

Krishna says, "I am 𝙑𝙖𝙟𝙧𝙖 in weapons; I am 𝙆𝙖𝙢𝙙𝙝𝙚𝙣𝙪 among cows;  I am 𝙆𝙖ð™

164. Freedom is Pure

Krishna says, "Amongst purifiers, I am the wind, and amongst wielders of weapons, I am Rama. Of water creatures, I am the cro

162. Sixth Sense

Krishna says, "Among the 𝘼𝙙𝙞𝙩𝙮𝙖𝙨 , I am Vishnu; I am radiating Sun and Moon (10.21). Among the Vedas, I

161. Beginning, Middle and End

In response to Arjun's request to describe in detail mystic power and opulence, Krishna says, "I will now briefly describ

160. Because... They Say So

Arjun says, "You are the supreme Spirit, the supreme Abode, the supreme Purifier, the eternal, the divine, the primal God, un

159. Luminous Lamp of Wisdom

Krishna says, "With their minds fixed on Me, with 𝙋𝙧𝙖𝙣𝙖𝙨 (beings) surrendered to Me, enlightening one anoth

158. Origin of all Creation

Rain is one of the 𝙫𝙞𝙗𝙝𝙪𝙩𝙞 (glimpses) of the 𝙋𝙖𝙧𝙖𝙢𝙖𝙩𝙢𝙖 and the blessings (water) a

157. Liberation from Sins

Krishna says, "Listen again to My supreme word (𝙋𝙖𝙧𝙖𝙢𝙖𝙢 𝙑𝙖𝙘𝙝𝙖𝙣) for your welfare (10.1

156. Paramatma is impartial

Krishna says, "I am equally disposed to all living beings. To Me none is 𝘿𝙬𝙚𝙨𝙝𝙮𝙖 (hateful), none is 𝙋

155. Offering Ahankaar to Paramatma

The grudges and hatred we carry are a major source of our misery which we develop when others harm us through their words and deed

154. Leaf, Flower, Fruit or Water

The general fear regarding dropping desires is, who will take care of us, our families and our organisations if we drop the desire

153. Breaking the Begging Bowl

Krishna says that through Vedic rituals one fulfils the desire of entry to heaven and enjoy the subtle pleasures (9.20). After the

152. Facets of Paramatma

Krishna says, "I am the Vedic ritual; sacrifice; oblation offered to the ancestors. I am the medicinal herb; the 𝙢𝙖𝙣

151. Learning from King Vali

In Ramayana, king Vali (Bali) was invincible as he had the capability of taking away half of his enemy's strength in any encou

150. Bound by Attachment

The Higgs field is an invisible energy field that permeates the entirety of space. Interaction with this field gives mass to the s

149. Free of Cavil

Krishna says, "To you who doesn't cavil I shall reveal the sublime mystery -knowledge and wisdom. Once this is known, you

148. Wise use of Energy

Once two sworn enemies prayed and GOD appeared before them. The first one wanted to know about the desires of the second one. Howe

147. Unity in Diversity

Truth, Reality and God are one. Realised ones described the same with various names and phrases using the language of their times.

146. Riding a Photon

It is said that every morning we are born again which is a rebirth from a 'time' point of view. In this regard, Krishna sa

145. A Relook at Rebirth

Krishna said that my noble devotees, having obtained Me, are no more subject to rebirth (8.16) which otherwise is the abode of gri

144. Heart and Mind

The Bhagavad Gita was a live conversation where Krishna was observing Arjun in totality. Krishna must have observed an expression

141. Interplay of Energy and Matter

Life is an interplay of energy and matter. It all began with energy and then matter formed subsequently at different stages. The c

143. When Work becomes Worship

In the context of knowing Him at the time of death, Krishna says, "Therefore, remember Me all times (𝙨𝙖𝙧𝙫𝙚𝙨

140. What is Karma

  '𝙒𝙝𝙖𝙩 𝙞𝙨 𝙆𝙖𝙧𝙢𝙖' is Arjun's next question which is in response to Krishna

139. State of Brahma

Krishna mentioned that one realises Brahma when one strives for liberation by taking refuge in HIM (7.29) and Arjun enquires as to

138. Overcoming Delusions

The seventh Chapter of the Bhagavadgita is called '𝙅𝙣𝙖𝙣𝙖-𝙑𝙞𝙜𝙣𝙖𝙣𝙖-𝙮𝙤𝙜𝙖' whi

137. Mantra of A to Z.

Physical entities like us (manifested) are invariably affected by two delusions. The first one, 𝙮𝙤𝙜𝙖-𝙢𝙖𝙮𝙖,

136. Delusion of Polarities

  Krishna says, "All beings are subject to delusive ignorance (𝙨𝙖𝙢𝙢𝙤𝙝𝙖𝙣𝙖𝙢) by the delus

135.  Yoga-Maya: The Illusion

Krishna says his lower nature (𝙖𝙥𝙖𝙧𝙖 𝙥𝙧𝙖𝙠𝙧𝙞𝙩𝙞) is manifested (man) and higher nature (𝙥ð

134. Competing with Self

Krishna mentioned that four types of devotees worship him; to remove their difficulties (𝙖𝙧𝙩𝙖𝙝), to attain success

133. Shraddha Bestows

Existence is the coherence of manifested (𝙢𝙖𝙣) and un-manifested (𝙥𝙖𝙧𝙖𝙢𝙖𝙩𝙢𝙖). Basic interactio

142. Begin before the End

Arjun wanted to know how, at the time of death, you (Krishna) are to be known by the self-disciplined (8.2) and Krishna replies, &

 

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