Most Inspiring Quotes from the Bhagavad Gita on karma and life

Most Inspiring Quotes from the Bhagavad Gita on karma and life 

"Let a man lift himself by his own self alone, let him not lower himself; for this self alone is the friend of oneself and this self alone is the enemy of oneself."

"Fear not what is not real, never was and never will be. What is real, always was and cannot be destroyed."

"People will talk about your disgrace forever. To the honored, dishonor is worse than death."

"The mind acts like an enemy for those who do not control it."

"Set thy heart upon thy work but never its reward."


"yada yada hi dharmasya
glanir bhavati bharata
abhyutthanam adharmasya
tadatmanam srjamy aham" (Bhagwat Gita: Chapter Four verse 7)

"Sri  Krishna said: Whenever and wherever there is a decline in  virtue/religious practice, O Arjuna, and a predominant rise of  irreligion—at that time I descend Myself, i.e. I manifest Myself as an  embodied being."

"paritranaya sadhunam
vinasaya cha duskritam
sambhavami yuge yuge" (Bhagwat Gita: Chapter Four verse 8)

"Sri  Krishna said: To deliver the pious and to annihilate the miscreants, as  well as to reestablish the principles of religion, I Myself appear,  millennium after millennium."

"karmany evadhikaras te
ma phalesu kadachana
ma karma-phala-hetur bhur
ma te sango ’stv akarmani" (Bhagwat Gita: Chapter Two verse 47)

"Sri  Krishna said: You have a right to perform your prescribed duty, but you  are not entitled to the fruits of action. Never consider yourself the  cause of the results of your activities, and never be attached to not  doing your duty."

"na jayate mriyate va kadacin
nayam bhutva bhavita va na bhuyah
ajo nityah sasvato ’yam purano
na hanyate hanyamane sarire" (Bhagwat Gita: Chapter Two verse 20) 

"Sri  Krishna said: The soul is never born nor dies at any time. Soul has not  come into being, does not come into being, and will not come into  being. Soul is unborn, eternal, ever-existing and primeval. Soul is not  slain when the body is slain." 

"vasamsi jirnani yatha vihaya
navani grhnati naro ’parani
tatha sarirani vihaya jirnany
anyani samyati navani dehi" (Bhagwat Gita: Chapter Two verse 22) 

"Sri  Krishna said: As a human being puts on new garments, giving up old  ones, the soul similarly accepts new material bodies, giving up the old  and useless ones."

"nainam chindanti shastrani
nainam dahati pavakah
na chainam kledayanty apo
na sosayati marutah" (Bhagwat Gita: Chapter Two verse 23) 

"Sri  Krishna said: The soul can never be cut to pieces by any weapon, nor  burned by fire, nor moistened by water, nor withered by the wind."

No comments: