Sunday, 23 August 2015

U r an instrument

|| योग: कर्मसु कौशलम् ||

Mananeeya Eknathji refers to Bhagavad Gita 11.33 -
Therefore, get up and gain fame. Conquering the enemies, enjoy the prosperous kingdom. These (people) have already been destroyed by Me. May you be merely an instrument, Arjuna
This Nimittamatram bhava Savyasachin is very important for each karyakarta. Lord says in Gita :

Therefore, may you get up. Please stand up and fight,' says the Lord. The main idea conveyed here is 'May you do your duty.' This is the plea of the whole Gita. Right at the start, Gita makes it clear that only knowledge liberates—nothing else. If you want to be free, you must have Jnana. To gain moksha there are two distinct life styles. One is a life of renunciation. The other is Karma Yoga, doing one's duty with Ishvararpan Buddhi.. Sometimes that duty may be fighting a war, as it is here. This, however, is not merely a war but a fight for justice. The law of karma has made all this happen the way it has happened. Arjuna is to protect the law and order of the land. Therefore, he has to fight this war; it is his duty. Therefore, Lord says 'Do your duty. It is your job to protect Dharma; so, do what has to be done.' In the process Arjuna would get ready to take up the work