- Gita dhyaanam – Meditation on the Gita
vasudeva sutam devam
kamsa chaanuura mardanam |
devakii paramaa nandam
krishnam vande jagat gurum ||
MEANING: I respect the son of Vasudeva, Devaki, the one who gave birth to such immoral child, the one who destroyed kamsa and who made this world. I salute to Lord Krishna.
- Chapter 4, Verse 8
paritraanaaya sadhuunaam vinaashaaya chadushkritaam |
dharma samsthaapanaarthaaya sambhavaami yuge yuge ||
MEANING: For the defence of good, for demolishing the evil and to entrench the dharma (righteousness). I (The Lord Krishna) took birth again and again.
- Chapter 2, Verse 62
dhyaayato vishayaanh pumsah sangasteshhupajaayate |
sangaath samjaayate kaamah kaamaath krodho abhijaayate ||
When someone stay on sense object for long, the feeling of wanting that object is generated. This wants changes to desire, and this desire gives birth to anger.
- Chapter 2, Verse 63
krodhaadbhavati sammohah sammohaatsmritivibhramah |
smritibhramshaadbuddhinaasho buddhinaashaatpranashyati ||
MEANING: From anger comes the false believe that conflict with reality; from false believe confuse memory is generated; from a confused memory the power or reason of ruin is created; from the reason of ruin, man finally destroys himself.
- Chapter 6, Verse 5
uddharedaatmanaatmaanam naatmaanamavasaadayeth |
aatmaiva hyaatmano bandhuraatmaiva ripuraatmanah ||
MEANING: Efforts are the only thing that makes man to raise by its own. Let nobody not even you let degrade yourself.
Because a person’s best friend or his worst enemy is none other than his own self.
- Chapter 4, Verse 7
yadaa yadaa hi dharmasya glaanirbhavati bhaarata |
abhyuktaanamadarmasya tadaatmaanam srijaamyahamh ||
MEANING: when the power of dharma (righteousness) is weaken and when there is increase in adharma (unrighteousness) ,I (Lord Krishna) born in this world.
- Chapter 9, Verse 26
patram pushhpam phalam toyam yo me bhaktyaa prayachchati |
tadaham bhaktyupahritamashnaami prayataatmanah ||
MEANING: I welcome the offering of fruits, water, a flower as well as a leaf, when it is offered with affectionate loyalty.
- Chapter 5, Verse 10
brahmanyaadhaaya karmaani sangam tyaktvaa karoti yah |
lipyate na sa paapena padmapatramivaambhasaa ||
MEANING: The one who devote and show loyalty toward god, without any attachment, remains distant from sin, just as leaf of lotus under the water.
- Chapter 18, Verse 66
sarvadharmaanparityajya maamekam sharanam vraja |
aham tvaa sarvapaapebhyo mokshayishhyaami maa shuchah ||
MEANING: Leaving all path, come to me for shelter, no sorrow, I will release you from all sin.
- Chapter 3, Verse 37
kaama eshha krodha eshha rajogunasamudbhavah |
mahaashano mahaapaapma viddhyenamiha vairinamh ||
MEANING: Aspirations and anger are raised from affection are inappeasable and puta a man into a big sin and should be acknowledge as foe.
- Chapter 18, Verse 78
yatra yogeshvarah krishhno yatra paartho dhanurdharah |
tatra shriirvijayo bhuutirdhruvaa niitir matirmama ||
MEANING: Where there is Lord of protection, compassion and love, the Krishna and the world’s best archer Arjuna, there rule is a good fortune and will shower victory, prosperity, and justice. This is my strong believe.
As per the Bhagavad Gita these sloka are considered to be the most knowledgeable word to read.
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