Namaskaar. Moving on to Part 13 and Verses #68-69 from Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 in our ongoing series “Sthitaprajna – Person of Perfection” with a commentary by Smt. Jaya Row. Such important concepts explained in such simple terms by her, thats the beauty of a Jnani speaking.
He calls Arjuna ‘Mahabaho’, meaning ‘mighty-armed one’ because he was a warrior of exceptional valour and bravery. He had won many battles and had emerged victorious. He was a man of the world. He had the skill and expertise to conquer the world. Krsna suggests, `Unless you conquer the inner kingdom external victories are meaningless’. Arjuna, who was so well qualified to tackle external challenges, failed in the conquest of his inner self. It is more difficult to overcome inner weaknesses than to conquer outer challenges. When you try to control your own faults you realise how difficult it is and then you desist from being judgmental with others. Today you are unforgiving of others’ mistakes because you do not recognise your own shortcomings. Continue reading