Thursday, November 25, 2021

SRIMAD BHAGAVAD BHARATHI-20 CHAPTER (6)

Viswaguru Sri Vidyaranya Swami ashram, Narasaraopet, AP.
Bhagavanji was born on 6th December, 1939 in Narasaraopet, Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh. His parents were Kesanupalli Sri. Narasimha Rao and Smt. Seetha Mahalakshmi.His poorvashram name was Sri. Poorna Hanumantharao. belonging to Niyogi brahmin sect, Srivatsa Gothram.

35) DAATHAA VIDVAA NKULEENASHCHA PRABHURBHOGEE VIRAAGYAPI

SAAMAANYASHCHA DHANEE YOGEE SATHKAA REYCHCHAASUBANDHITHAAHA.

Meaning- A Philanthropist, a scholar, a man born in high caste, the king, a pleasure-seeker, a recluse, the common man, an affluent person, a yogi (one who meditates) are attached to awards and felicitation.

36) AGNYAATHVAA SUKHA MANTHASDHAM VISHAYESHVAVA LOKATHEY

ALABDHVAA THATHSUKHAM THATHRA VICHAARAM HI SAMASHNUTHEY.

Meaning- Man, failing to recognize the bliss of one's own self desperately seeks happiness outside in material pleasures. Unable to attain the joy he is seeking in the outside world, man ends up in misery. 

37) YATHKINCHITHSAADHITHAM LOKEY SARVAM NASHYATHI KAALATHAHA

THASMAATHVAM NIRMAMOBHOOTHVAA NISSANGASHCHA SAMAACHARA.

Meaning- Whatever you have achieved in this world deteriorates over time. Therefore be dispassionate towards temporary things and remain without company (do not seek company).

38) INDRIYAARDHOPA BHOGEYSHU KSHANIKOPASHAMO BHAVETH

KSHANAADOORDHVAM PUNASTHRUSHTAA PRABALAIVA BHAVISHYATHI.

Meaning- Sensory pleasures may offer momentary relief, but after that very moment the desire tends to increase greatly. Therefore the relief obtained from sensory pleasures is not a permanent one.

39) POORANAA DEYKAVAANCHAAYAAHA ANYAVAANCHODAYO BHAVETH

PAARAMPARYA KRAMEYNAIVAM THRUSHNAIKAIVA VIVARDHATHEY.

Meaning- The fulfillment of sensory pleasure gives rise to one more desire. Therefore fulfillment of sensory pleasures serves in escalating the thirst (quest) for more pleasures.

40) THRUSHNAAGREY SOOKSHMAROOPAAPI VARDHATHEY HYANIVAARITHAA

ANALA SSOOKSHMAROOPEYNA PRAVISHYAIVA VIVARDHATHEY.

Meaning- Even though a spark of fire is very minuscule, it develops into a raging fire when it comes in contact with wood. Likewise desire which is insatiable starts subtly and develops to great proportions.

41) KAALAATHKAALAANTHARAMVAANCHAN DEYSHAADDEYSHAANTHARAM THADHAA

PRAAPTHAADVASTHANTHARAM CHEYCHCHAN KAAMAKAAMEE VIMUHYATHI.

Meaning- Man who has immense desire for material pleasures is not satisfied with what is available and he passionately seeks out things that are foreign and different (going against tradition/customs).

42) DEYSHATHAHA KAALATHASHCHAAPI VASTHUTHASHCHAAPYABAADHITHAM

AATHMANYE VAAKHILAM SOWKHYAM LABDHVAADHEERO NAKAANKSHATHI.

Meaning- The intelligent and wise man attains Supreme Bliss within his own self which is unaffected by things that bear the influence of place, period and duration. Therefore he is devoid of desire.

43) VASTHU THATHVAMAVIGNYAAYA VISHAYENDRIYA MOHITHAHA

SAMPRAAPTHEYSHVARATHIM PRAAPYA NAVYESHU KURUTHEY MATHIM.

Meaning- Without realizing the true nature of material objects man is driven by desire for sensory pleasures. Unable to attain happiness from whatever is available he develops desire for new things.

44) YATHEENAAMAPI DRUSHYANTHEY RAAGADVEYSHA PARAAYANAAHA

ARDHAKAAMA SUKHAASAKTHAAHA MAANAPOOJASU LAMPATAAHA.

Meaning- Even sages who perform austerities in order to crossover the ocean of life are influenced by likes and dislikes (which should have been erased in the initial stages itself), interested in wealth and sensory enjoyments, and ambitious for awards and felicitations.

(TO BE CONTINUED.....)





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