Bhagavad Gita Quotes

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    Neither in this world nor elsewhere is there any happiness in store for him who always doubts.
    -The Bhagavad Gita

    We are kept from our goal, not by obstacles, but by a clear path to a lesser goal.
    -The Bhagavad Gita

    The power of God is with you at all times; through the activities of mind, senses, breathing, and emotions; and is constantly doing all the work using you as a mere instrument.
    -The Bhagavad Gita

    He alone sees truly who sees the Lord the same in every creature...seeing the same Lord everywhere, he does not harm himself or others.
    -The Bhagavad Gita

    The wise sees knowledge and action as one; they see truly.
    -The Bhagavad Gita

    It is better to perform one's own duties imperfectly than to master the duties of another. By fulfilling the obligations he is born with, a person never comes to grief.
    -The Bhagavad Gita

    Perform your obligatory duty, because action is indeed better than inaction.
    -The Bhagavad Gita

    No one should abandon duties because he sees defects in them. Every action, every activity, is surrounded by defects as a fire is surrounded by smoke.
    -The Bhagavad Gita

    To the illumined man or woman, a clod of dirt, a stone, and gold are the same.
    -The Bhagavad Gita

    Reshape yourself through the power of your will...
    Those who have conquered themselves...live in peace, alike in cold and heat, pleasure and pain, praise and blame...To such people a clod of dirt, a stone, and gold are the same...Because they are impartial, they rise to great heights.
    -The Bhagavad Gita

    Creation is only the projection into form of that which already exists.
    -The Bhagavad Gita

    The awakened sages call a person wise when all his undertakings are free from anxiety about results.
    -The Bhagavad Gita

    The mind acts like an enemy for those who do not control it.
    -The Bhagavad Gita

    One can become whatever one wants to be if one constantly contemplates on the object of desire with faith.
    -The Bhagavad Gita

    The mind is restless and difficult to restrain, but it is subdued by practice.
    -The Bhagavad Gita

    People will talk about your disgrace forever. To the honored, dishonor is worse than death.
    -The Bhagavad Gita

    Hell has three gates: lust, anger, and greed.
    -The Bhagavad Gita

    There is nothing lost or wasted in this life.
    -The Bhagavad Gita

    Abandon all attachment to the results of action and attain supreme peace.
    -The Bhagavad Gita

    Delusion arises from anger. The mind is bewildered by delusion. Reasoning is destroyed when the mind is bewildered. One falls down when reasoning is destroyed.
    -The Bhagavad Gita

    Sever the ignorant doubt in your heart with the sword of self-knowledge. Observe your discipline. Arise.
    -The Bhagavad Gita

    Those who eat too much or eat too little, who sleep too much or sleep too little, will not succeed in meditation. But those who are temperate in eating and sleeping, work and recreation, will come to the end of sorrow through meditation.
    -The Bhagavad Gita

    It is better to strive in one’s own dharma than to succeed in the dharma of another. Nothing is ever lost in following one’s own dharma. But competition in another’s dharma breeds fear and insecurity.
    -The Bhagavad Gita

    Man is made by his belief. As he believes, so he is.
    -The Bhagavad Gita

    There is neither this world nor the world beyond nor happiness for the one who doubts.
    -The Bhagavad Gita

    Delusion arises from anger. The mind is bewildered by delusion. Reasoning is destroyed when the mind is bewildered. One falls down when reasoning is destroyed.
    -The Bhagavad Gita

    One gradually attains tranquillity of mind by keeping the mind fully absorbed in the Self by means of a well-trained intellect, and thinking of nothing else.
    -The Bhagavad Gita

    The power of God is with you at all times; through the activities of mind, senses, breathing, and emotions; and is constantly doing all the work using you as a mere instrument.
    -The Bhagavad Gita

    One who has control over the mind is tranquil in heat and cold, in pleasure and pain, and in honor and dishonor; and is ever steadfast with the Supreme Self.
    -The Bhagavad Gita

    The wise sees knowledge and action as one; they see truly
    -The Bhagavad Gita

    The mind acts like an enemy for those who do not control it.
    -The Bhagavad Gita

    Perform your obligatory duty, because action is indeed better than inaction.
    -The Bhagavad Gita

    Sever the ignorant doubt in your heart with the sword of self-knowledge. Observe your discipline. Arise.”
    -The Bhagavad Gita

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  2. The work of a man who is unattached to the modes of material nature and who is fully situated in transcendental knowledge merges entirely into transcendence. --Bhagavad Gita, Chapter 4, Text 23
     
  3. My dear Arjuna, if you cannot fix your mind upon Me without deviation, then follow the regulated principles of Bhakti yoga. In this way you will develop a desire to attain to Me. -Bhagavad Gita 12:9
     
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  4. Perform your prescribed duty, for action is better than inaction. A man cannot even maintain his physical body without work. -Bhagavad Gita 3:8

    Work done as a sacrifice for Vishnu has to be performed, otherwise work binds one to this material world. Therefore, O son of Kunti, perform your prescribed duties for His satisfaction, and in that way you will always remain unattached and free from bondage. Bhagavad Gita 3:9
     
  5. Just try to learn the truth by approaching a Spiritual Master. Inquire from him submissively and render service unto him. The self-realized soul can impart knowledge unto you because he has seen the truth. --Bhagavad Gita 4:34

    Engage your mind always thinking of Me, become My devotee, engage your body in My service, and surrender unto Me. Completely absorbed in Me, surely you will come to Me. --Bhagavad Gita 9:34

    If one offers Me with love and devotion a leaf, a flower, fruit or water, I will accept it. --Bhagavad Gita 9:26

    O son of Kunti, all that you do, all that you eat, all that you offer and give away, as well as all austerities that you may perform, should be done as an offering unto Me. --Bhagavad Gita 9:27
     
  6. The Blessed Lord said: He whose mind is fixed on My personal form, always engaged in worshiping Me with great and transcendental faith, is considered by Me to be most perfect. --Bhagavad Gita 12:2

    For one who worships Me, giving up all his activities unto Me and being devoted to Me without deviation, engaged in devotional service and always meditating upon Me, who has fixed his mind upon Me, O son of Partha, for him I am the swift deliverer from the ocean of birth and death. --Bhagavad Gita 12:6-7
     
  7. Just fix your mind upon Me, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, and engage all your intelligence in Me. Thus you will live in Me always, without a doubt. –Bhagavad Gita 12:8

    My dear Arjuna, O winner of wealth, if you cannot fix your mind upon Me without deviation, then follow the regulative principles of Bhakti Yoga and in this way develop a desire to attain Me. Bhagavad Gita 12:9

    If you cannot practice the regulations of Bhakti Yoga, then just try to work for Me, because by working for Me you will come to the perfect stage. – Bhagavad Gita 12:10
     
  8. Never was there a time when I did not exist, nor you, nor all these kings; nor in the future shall any of us cease to be. --Bhagavad Gita 2:12

    As the embodied soul continuously passes, in this body, from boyhood to youth to old age, the soul similarly passes into another body at death. A self-realized soul is not bewildered by such a change. --Bhagavad Gita 2:13

    O son of Kunti, the nonpermanent appearance of happiness and distress, and their disappearance in due course, are like the appearance and disappearance of winter and summer seasons. They arise from sense perception, O scion of Bharata, and one must learn to tolerate them without being disturbed. --Bhagavad Gita 2:14

    O best among men [Arjuna], the person who is not disturbed by happiness and distress and is steady in both is certainly eligible for liberation. --Bhagavad Gita 2:15


    Those who are seers of the truth have concluded that of the nonexistent there is no endurance, and of the existent there is no cessation. This seers have concluded by studying the nature of both. --Bhagavad Gita 2:16

    Know that which pervades the entire body is indestructible. No one is able to destroy the imperishable soul. --Bhagavad Gita 2:17
     

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