On karma and Sacrifice 3.15

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3.15

karma brahmodbhavaḿ viddhi brahmākṣara-samudbhavam

tasmat sarvagatam brahma nityam yajne pratisthitam

 

Karma — the past actions

Barhmodbhavam — are the vast dwelling of Brahma

Viddhi — the way it is or the manner in which

Brahmaksara – brahma’s writing of letters or fate

Samudbhavam —- like the ocean.

Tasmat — therefore

Sarvagatam — the entire past

Brahma –is with  brahma

Nityam — we are eternally

Yajne —  sacrificing

Pratisthitam — for the status of reputation.

Full Meaning:

The past actions rest in the vast dwelling of brahma, the manner in which brahma’s writing of letters (our fate) is like the ocean. Therefore the entire past is with Brahma, we are eternally sacrificing, for the status of reputation or for our reputation.

 

What it says in Prabhupada’s Gita about Text 3.15

Regulated activities are prescribed in the vedas, and the vedas are directly manifested from the supreme personality of Godhead. Consquently the all-pervading transcendence is eternally situated in acts of sacrifice.

About Iksvakave

I am on a quest to understand my religion --- Hinduism. I have decided to keep a log of my discoveries, and experiences and what I have come to learn in the process. I like to travel through people vicariously. To observe the working of the mind, body and spirit. And heart. The soul infact is what our bodies have and what we are ultimately or in the end! The pricelessness of the soul is a soul is only potentially divine. Our journey here is therefore to understand that divinity in our lives. The ideals of societies, language, culture religion, and spirituality, is what interests me. what we know and don't know and outside of our four walls, maybe the priceless truth of that journey here on earth also, our yoga to be learned and equally perfected in life. What this blog is about is the values of the mother tongue India. And the values and culture of India and my nationality America. Pricelessness of it one will come to know you see. The forehead, is the center of the Hindu conscious. veena kodali

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