SHYAM
Bhagavad Gita classes

 

Jai ShreeKrushna!

 

Class 90: Arjuna has a vision of and beholds the entire universe in the vishvaroop (Universal Form of God). The description of the vishvaroop in the Purush Sukta of the Vedas and the five features of the vishvaroop: Aishwarya (glory), Anekata (endlessness), Prakash (radiance), Ekta (oneness) and Vismay (wonder) (chapter 11 verses 9 to 15) 
  • Why the means of addressing Shree Krushna as Mahayogeshwara ("great lord of yoga") is used after the vision of the vishvaroop (Universal form of God).
  • A study of the name Hari for ShreeKrushna and the story of how He took away the miseries of the residents of Vraj by holding Giridhar (the Govardhan mountain).
  • A study of three people who attained the Supreme Experience in the last 2500 years: Lord Mahavir, Lord Buddha and Shrimad Adi Shankrāchārya.
  • A study of how the Jain religion was founded under Gautama's presidency.
  • Why Buddha and Mahavir rarely wanted to speak after they attained the Supreme Experience.
  • How Arjuna was in such a state that he experienced the Supreme Soul in front of him but he was not able to express his experience.
  • How we can become like Arjuna so that we can attain ShreeKrushna.
  • The description of the vision of the Supreme Soul in the Purush Sukta of the Vedas as of many mouths and eyes, of many visions of marvel, of many divine ornaments, of many divine uplifted weapons.
  • A study of the means of neti neti ("not this not that") used by Vedantis to describe the Supreme Soul.
  • The meaning of the word dev (god).
  • Why the word aishwarya (glorious) is used to describe the Supreme Soul over and over again and when one can become aishwarya (glorious).
  • The five features of the Vishvaroop (Universal Form of God): Aishwarya (glory), Anekata (endlessness), Prakash (radiance), Ekta (oneness) and Vismay (wonder).
  • How if the light of a thousand suns were the blaze forth all at once in the sky, that might resemble the splendour of that exalted Being. How you cannot compare physical light with spiritual light.
  • How Arjuna beheld the entire universe through the vishvaroop (Universal Form) of God.
  • How the whole world is gathered together in one, the body of Shree Krushna.
  • Why when Buddha would give discourses, He would always say each thing three times.
  • A study of Samarth Swami Ramdas' teachings about the importance of vismay (wonder). Why we should always make efforts to ensure that the child residing within us stays alive.



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