Namaskaar. Moving on to verse 7 of the GITA DHYANA SHLOKAS with commentary by Smt. Jaya Row. The verse is in the form of a prayer that glorifies the teachings of the Mahabharata.
May the stainless lotus of the Mahabharata blossomed fully by the instructions on Hari, with the Gita’s message as its sweet fragrance, growing on the lake of Parasara’s son’s words, with many legends as its stamens, the destroyer of the evils of Kali Yuga, delightfully partaken day after day by the bees of good and pure people of the world, give sreya (supreme good) to us.
This verse is a prayer which glorifies the knowledge contained in the Mahabharata. The author compares the Mahabharata to a fully blossomed lotus. This blossoming occurs because of the ‘instructions on Hari’ – Hari Katha, the enchanting life and story of Krishna. The Mahabharata came alive because of Bhagwan Krishna’s effervescent joy, sense of detachment, service and sacrifice. Continue reading