Monday, December 10, 2007

Dhyana Gita 11: Cosmic Vision

  1. Longing for the Vision of the Form: Arjuna's longing to see the real form of God [11(3-4)].

  2. Gift of divine vision: God's form cannot be seen without divine vision [11(5-8)].

  3. Vision of the divine form: Supremely wonderful and Lustrous Universal form of God [11(9-12)].

  4. Terrible and marvelous sentiment: The description of the Cosmic form made by Arjuna, full of terrible and marvelous sentiment [11(15-31)].

  5. Slain already: God is all-powerful; He has slain the heroes of the enemy already [11(32-34)].

  6. Mingling of joy and fear: Mingling of joy and fear in the heart of Arjuna [11(45)].

  7. Entrance into the universal form: It is only through single-minded devotion that devotees like Arjuna can enter into the Universal Form of the Lord [11(47,48), 11(53,54)].

Om Tat Sat!

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