Saturday, November 27, 2021

SRIMAD BHAGAVAD BHARATHI-24 CHAPTER (7)

VISWAGURU SRI VIDYARANYA SWAMI, NARASAROPET, AP.

Bhagavanji in His poorvashram refused to appear for examinations at the end of the Intermediate course. He had already showed sparks of spiritual awakening. He started writing "SARVAGNYOHAM" and "VIDYAARANYOHAM" on books and papers. 

13) STHREEVYAKTHAUHIRATHIYANTHI PASHUPAKSHYAADAYOPICHA

VIMOODHOPITHADHAIVEYHA VIGNYAANYEKO VIRAJYATHEY.

Meaning- Female copulates with male even if they are animals or birds. An ignorant man also behaves like them. Only the knowledgeable man becomes averse to the pleasures of woman.

14) RATHIM YATHRA MANOYAATHI CHANCHALAM DRUSHYAVASTHUSHU

THASMAATHVAM THATHPARAAVARTHYA MOKSHAMAARGEY NIVESHAYA.

Meaning- The fickle mind desires and visualizes sexual union with something that decays and perishes. With efforts the mind must reject the desire to gain entry into the path of salvation.

15) BADDHVAAKARMENDRIYAANEEHA KAAMABHOGESHU VAANCHAYAA

YAHAKREEDATHI MANORAAJYE DURBALO ROGAVAANBHAVETH.

Meaning- Man's karmendriyas (speech, hands, legs, anus and genitals) are bound by his craving for material/sexual pleasures. He sports thus in the kingdom of his mind and becomes weak and afflicted by diseases.

16) RAAGNYASHCHADHANINASHCHAAPI SUNDARASHCHYAAPI DHEEMATHAHA

DEENASYA CHA SAMAMVIDDHI DUKHAM YADBHAVASAMBHAVAM.

Meaning- Know that the misery of taking birth (being born) is equal to all, whether one is a king, an affluent person, a handsome man, an intelligent man or a weak person (for all kinds of people).

17)SUNDAROPI JARAAMEYTHI BALISHTOPI MRUTHIMTHADHAA

DHANINOPI BHAVEYDDAINAM VIDAAMKIMMOHAKAARANAM.

Meaning- Even the beautiful become old, even the strong die and the rich become desperate. When such is the truth why are learned people in delusion?

18) DEYHAABHIMAANASAMMOODHAAHA THRUSHNAAKAAMA PRAPEEDITHAAHA

MAMATHAA THAAPA SAMTHAPTHAAHA MAJJANTHI BHAVASAAGAREY.

Meaning- People who are extremely foolish due to their attachment to physical body, who are tormented by desires and ambitions and who are satiated by love and passion- they all drown in the ocean of  corporeal existence.

19) KSHANIKAAVESHA SAMMOHEY KAAMAKRODHA VASHAMGATHAHA

THYAJYATHEY POORVA PUNYAISHCHA BHAAVIKALYAANA DOORAGAHA.

Meaning- Man loses all the credit he has gained from good deeds of past lives by giving into momentary emotions resulting in uncontrollable anger or desire. He also distances himself from the prosperity that future would bring.

20) KSHANAKAALA PRAMAADAADDHI CHIRAKAALA THAPAHAKSHAYAHA

PRAMAADAANNAAPAROMRUTHYUHU SHAANTHI VIGNYAANANAASHAKAHA.

Meaning- The danger of momentary negligence causes destruction of spiritual penance of earned over a very long time. Therefore there is no death worse than negligence. Such a negligence destroys peace and knowledge.

21) AGREYKINCHITHSUKHAMBHUKTHVAA PASHCHAADBHAVANTHI ROGINAHA

VAISHAYIKAA JANAASSARVEY NASHTAATHMA SUKHASAAGARAAHA.

Meaning- People, addicted to material pleasures initially enjoy very little happiness and later on become sick and miserable. Consequently they lose the great/grand ocean of inner (soul) bliss.

22) ANABHIGNYO NARO BHRAANTHYAA RAMANEEYA THVACHAAVRUTHAM

ASDHIYANTHRA MIMAMDEYHAM SAMPASHYAN RAAGAMASHNUTHEY.

Meaning- A man who lacks wisdom is deluded and attached to the physical body which is a mechanism of bones, sheathed by lustrous skin.

23) NAVAYOWVANA SAMPANNAAAM JARAAVRUDDHAAMCHA BAALIKAAM

NIRVIKAAREYNA YAHAPASHYE TTHAM NOWTHIDEYVARAADAPI.

Meaning-  Even Lord Indra (Lord of Devas) bows down to a  man who views a youthful woman, a girl child and an old woman unaffectedly and dispassionately.

24) AAKHANDALAANI BHOGYAANI LABDHVAAPI KIM PRAYOJANAM

CHANCHALAANYEVA SOWKHYAANI HYADDHRUVAM KILA JEEVANAM.

Meaning- What is the use of enjoying sensory pleasures when life itself is uncertain? Therefore all pleasures are temporary and man should strive for eternal bliss.

25) KSHANAKAALIKA SOWKYOWGHAIHI SUSAMAAKRUSHTA MAANASAAHA

KAALAM NAHI PRAPASHYANTHI DHAAVANTHAM MRUTHYUKAARANAM.

Meaning- Human beings are greatly magnetized by momentary pleasures of the senses. They do not realize the speed of  the passing time towards death.

26) DHRUTHVEYHA VIVIDHAANVEYSHAAN RANGASDHALA NATOPAMAAHA

AAGACHCHANTHYADHA NIRYAANTHI JAGADRANGASDHALEY JANAAHA.

Meaning- People are like various types of actors who are dressed accordingly in a theatre-like world. They come to this world as actors performing different roles and then they depart. (By departing repeatedly human beings are prolonging the state of impermanence).

(TO BE CONTINUED...........)







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