Gita-Nectar: I - 200 to 211 with English Comments

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ndEIhaE Bvt man sda tvWkBavnat .

tmEv dakaSE pxaE h mnaEmy: = 200 =

Srr| mn evEh n t ma|| smyaE{Sc: .

yt k]Om Aand: tdTI| yytE nrW : = 201 =

mntmyta| nEy| BavangNmEv tt .

BavEnWv vmaman| dEhaE{ymt pyt = 202 =

yaE{yas: p#kcyt: tmyaE balyXvt .

vp| BavyEv svIO SatmCt = 203 =

ndEIhaE nam mns: dEhadEvIrEcn| . ASrr!st| p#yap#yEn pSt: it ya vvEkEnWv

ASrrv| sYymak| . SrramBavnyWv sKad: p#ayItE jnW: . mn:TmEv Srrmt

yda BaytE tda mnTa ev AfkaEzy: . ba/vxyan mnaEgtan it mnsaE vrEcyEt

tan AyammOaNa| mns nvESnaTI| = 200-203 =

I - 200-203: It is the mind that makes or mars. By just identifying with the Absolute that is within, one is rid of the body-mind complex. The very attitude of the mind that thinks of itself as the body, can be changed to a different attitude where one expands oneself into the vast expanse of the universe. By filling up the mind with external information, one stands in the way of the mind becoming conscious of the inner divinity that resides in it.

yan yanh ytE ytEcap svIt: .

vvDan c kmaIN B#ytE vvpt: = 204 =

vvpahnaIt svI| vatgIt| h tt .

yTa h p#tbbana| sv| dpIN ev h = 205 =

tTa vvtta laEkE ctp#kaSaE n capr: .

Ap#kaSaE /Dkar: n kOO kaStE = 206 =

AakaSvt vpmEk| s|pNI| Aytsm| . dESprCEdrhtvat n k[Oct|

p#Bvt . svIt: prpNIy bh:TlmEv nat . tmadEtdtgItmEv svI| .

dpINat: ymanp#tbb: n dpINahlIytE . nayt: . bbdpINyaEmIyE

yavan dES: vtItE tavt ѥrTlE p#tbbaE Bayt: . tOap p#ttmaOvat n tO g#a/:

p#tbb: . dpINnaSE p#tbbaE{p nyt . tt: p#tbby sv| dpINytr: nayEv .

ev| cdbrE ymanana| pdaTaIna| cdbrmEv sv| n t ta/tya . Ap#kaSaE nam

p#kaSaBav: . Ast . ty Bav: n vtE . ADkarE{p pdaTIsvy Basmanvat

BanatvsBIvt = 204-206 =

I -204-206: Whatever is seen or heard, whatever is done, everything is sustained by, grounded on, the sva-svarUpa, that is the Effulgence of the Self. Other than the Self there is nothing else. Because, the Self is so full that there is no scope for anything 'outside' it. Everything is imbedded in It; just as, the reality of the reflection is imbedded in the reality of the mirror. The reflection seen 'in' the mirror is certainly not outside of it; nor is it inside the mirror. The appearance of it as if it is inside is only phenomenal, not real. When the mirror is destroyed, so is the reflection. So the Existence of a thing is nothing but the glow of the Light of Consciousness. The Space of Consciousness shows up several objects, but the objects have no separate existence other than the Consciousness which 'projects' them as if it were something separate. The same is also true of darkness where nothing is seen. The very awareness that nothing is 'seen' there is the Light of Consciousness

BanayTmd| Bay| BanEn kbLk]t| .

BanmaOE kpnya BastE BaykaEzy: = 207 =

mnaErayE tTa vp"E mnaE{tBaIstE{Kl| .

n tO bbapEXa kpnamaOsart: = 208 =

kpnamaOsE 袾rEv h karN| .

vmn y vy karNaOant: kl = 209 =

smaDat| ba/Ya mayaBasadytE .

pvIpvaIds|kara: it vadjyay h = 210 =

p#kaSyamvat: prahta c Eys .

vSExaTaI yO mn: AmnaEykEvl: = 211 =

Ban| nam cdg"k[f| . OanyaEtrd| AmlmXymy| vEtrash| . vp#kaSEn SEn

pNIBap| ekrsamk| . Basmanmd| svI| manp| pr| pd| it yayat . vtOmEtan|

yEnWv vs: . Baprt| Bay| Banamk| . Bays|kaEckar ymn: . Banamkvvp|

gaEpyva yda s|kaEc| gat tda y gt: . vct Banp#Dantya p#rt vct

s|kaEcp#Dantya c pzDankavt . s|kaEcaE{p yav vcart: tavpyIt| s|k[ct| vamna

Bat . smtaE vcayImaNE OanWkaymEv p#kaStE . vg#snSlaE Oanag": vvpaBEdEnWv

OpYamkv| nBaIsyt . g#sn@mENWv p#vES: . ekWv OanS: vjBmaNa yd

tdnp#vEStdv|Bykqya svIdSavp svImyaE Bvt . At ev vyaOanSrEv

mahEr s|ya it tdnan vht| . pNaIndGna| vya| ct| mahEr| nm: it

s|p#dayvda m: . n h parmaTIkBanavES| vna kyap p#kaSmanta GztE .

tdp#rNE kyap Ap#rNat . yda pNaIhtaya| AavES: tda dEhp#aNadnmjnat

tyap td#salavnEn tmykrN|. Bankpts|bDadEv AOanyap Ban| .

vyakarp#yynaSE cdakarp#yy ek ev Bat Banah:TBayy BanaBavat ,

Ban| BayEn sh Batt BanmygtBayyatrnvIcnya iyWtvEdatna| rhy|

tdnBts| . cWyadx cdEkamp#tpOdarqY| jvm: .

cdcWyaklamEt svIsats|g#h: it mhaEpnxCot: . etdnvIcnyyatvad

ev svIvadna| SrN| Bvt . Svrhyp#tpadt ex vad ev Etm: . kmI{p

kryyvtar| v| mt| c Tapyytt snatnmd| OEy| yѤ| rvyE pra . AyO

vmanE BanE AyO TtBayyat: Asm|js| it AyTayatvad: Kft: .

Bany st ev nyy WtBEdEn AyTag#hN| vprtg#hN| va mFW: pft|myW:

kytE . BanahrvaEotvy nd#akptv| AacayI: p#Baxt it

BansaXakrNaTImah = 207-211 =

I - 207-211: That which is to be lighted is in the jaws of that Light and is duly consumed by that Light. The very emergence of Light creates the appearance of scores of objects for the Light. There is no necessity for an original object; imagination is the cause of the reflections - just as in a dream. So imagination creates the objects. The Light within is the cause. In order to quell the common doubts one brings in the concept of mAyA. The questioner is told that the mind is bringing in the objects from its imprints of the past, maybe in previous lives.

Whatever is illuminable is already full of the Light of illumination. But it is our mind that contracts or suppresses the illumination. It hides the real luminescence. Sometimes it sees the full illumination. Sometimes it compresses and visualizes only the seed without realizing that the whole tree is in it. As long as this shirking is not shaken off the real illumination does not shine to that mind. But the Fire of Enlightenment, when brought alive, shows up the Absolute Reality hidden by the visible universe. Unless the Absolute effulgence sprouts, nothing illuminable can be illumined. When the ego is consumed by that effulgence then the only thing that shines is the Fullness of the Absolute. Whatever is the object is only the pervasion of the subject - it is that Realisation that is called jIvanmukti, Release even while alive.

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