Thursday, January 19, 2012


Bhagavad Gita As It Is -
Chapter 18 Text 57

cetasa sarva-karmani
mayi sannyasya mat-parah
buddhi-yogam upasritya
mac-cittah satatam bhava

cetasa--by intelligence; sarva-karmani--all kinds of activities; mayi--unto Me; sannyasya--giving up; mat-parah--under My protection; buddhi-yogam--devotional activities; upasritya--taking shelter of; mat-cittah--in consciousness of Me; satatam--twenty-four hours a day; bhava- just become.


In all activities just depend upon Me and work always under My protection. In such devotional service, be fully conscious of Me.


Srila Prabhupada reminds us of how to hear the Lord in this day and age; Now, one may argue that Arjuna was acting under the personal direction of Krsna but when Krsna is not present how should one act? If one acts according to the direction of Krsna in this book, as well as under the guidance of the representative of Krsna, then the result will be the same.

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