Namaskaar. A very powerful message from Verses #62-63 of Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 in Part 9 of our ongoing series “Sthitaprajna – Person of Perfection” with commentary by Smt. Jaya Row. She has explained the teachings of these verses so systematically how just one wrong, unattended thought can destroy our entire personality leading to destruction. A virus has to be contained immediately without allowing it to spread. We have to literally put up a NO ENTRY board in our mind. A board that says No Admission Without Permission!! A resolve not to let any unwanted thoughts enter our system.
When the intellect is not deployed you go down the stairway to destruction. One thing leads to another and before you know it ruin stares you in the face. Only the intellect safeguards you from this predicament.
The whole thing starts with one thought and if you do not scrutinise the thought in the beginning, it gathers momentum and leads to a bunch of thoughts flowing from you to the object of desire. This is called attachment. How do you know you are attached to a person? When the person is there, you feel comfortable, happy. When the person is not there you feel something is missing. Continue reading