Sisya haiya kare sei Gitar sravana
                    ghuchibe ajnana ara samsara-bandhana
                    samsara ghucila kintu bahya-nyasi naya
                    Gitar tatparye grhi erupa bhujhaya
                    `karisye vacanam tava’sei mantra-siddhi
                    ataeva yuddhe tanra ha’la yasovrddhi
                    vaisnava niriha sava mala japa kare
                    e kon vaisnava arjun samsara-bhitare

Translation- Whoever listens to the instructions of the sacred Bhagavad-gita submissively as a faithful disciple, from his bona fide spiritual master, will certainly have all ignorance removed and be freed from the bondage of repeated birth and death in this material world.

Liberation from the bondage of this material world of repeated birth and death is achieved not by one externally in the renounced order of life, or sannyasa - the purport of Bhagavad-gita is that even a grhasta, or a married man with house and family, can achieve the complete perfection of life by faithfully following the instructions of Lord Krsna.

The secret mantra for perfection in the Bhagavad-gita is to state as Arjuna stated to the Supreme Lord Krsna: “ I shall act according to Your instruction.” Thus on the battlefield of Kuruksetra, Arjuna’s fame and success simply increased.

If the only qualification of a Vaisnava is that he retires to a solitary place and chants Hare Krsna maha-mantra silently on his meditational japa beads, then in this world what kind of a Vaisnava devotee of the Lord is Arjuna?

Previous                                                                                       Next
Copyright © 2010 ISKCON & Web Creation . All Rights Reserved.