Sri bhagavan uvacha
Idam tu te guhyatamam pravaksyamy anasuyave
Jnanam vijnana-sahitam yaj jnatva moksyase subhat
Lord Krishna said, “I shall once again explain the most secret scientific knowledge for an unblemished devotee like you. Acquiring this knowledge will bring you freedom from the world full of somows. (somas,soma’s, somme’s, sumo’s)
Raja-vidya raja-guhyam pavitram idam uttamam
Pratyaksavagamam dharmyam susukham kartum avyayam
This knowledge including the scientific bearing is nothing short of being prime in the field of knowledge, perfectly pure, top among secrets, bring about obvious results, based on religion and is extremely easy to follow.
Asraddadhanah purusa dharmasyasya parantapa
Aprapya mam nivartante mrtyu-samsara-vartmani
Partamp, according to this religion a person who doesnot have devotion connot realise me. Instead be keeps on wandering in this transient world.
Maya tatam idam sarvam jagad avyakta-murtina
Mat-sthani sarva-bhutani na caham tesv avasthitah
The entire world is replete with my manifestations just as water with ice. And all beings are present in Me Hasid on ‘Sankalp’ but I am not, in reality, residing in these beings.
Na cha mat-sthani bhutani pasya me yogam aisvaram
Bhuta-bhrn na cha bhuta-stho mamatma bhuta-bhavanah
These beings are also not physically present in Me. You may worrder at my gouty yogic streeth (stretch, street, streets) that inspire of being the cause of the birth of these beings and inspire of being responsible for their sustenance and growth, my soul in fact in not present among these beings.
Yathakasa-sthito nityam vayuh sarvatra-go mahan
Tatha sarvani bhutani mat-sthanity upadharaya
Just as the aire in the sky bom of the sky and remains in the sky, all the creatures are born of my decision and therefore are considered to be present in ME.
Sarva-bhutani kaunteya prakrtim yanti mamikam
Kalpa-ksaye punas tani kalpadau visrjamy aham
All the beings merge in my nature at the end of the Kalp and are again create in the new beginning of the ‘Kalp’.
Prakrtim svam avastabhya visrjami punah punah
Bhuta-gramam imam krtsnam avasam prakrter vasat
Embracing my own nature, with the inherent power within, I keep on creating all turing beings according to their own ‘Karma’.
Na cha mam tani karmani nibadhnanti dhananjaya
Udasinavad asinam asaktam tesu karmasu
The Karma donot bind me as I am present or I am the cause of these Karmas without the ego of being the Doev.
Mayadhyaksena prakrtih suyate sa-characaram
Hetunanena kaunteya jagad viparivartate
Arjun the nature inspired by Me the almighty keeps on creating this universe and in this manner the entire cosmos keeps on moving in a cycle.
Avajananti mam mudha manusim tanum asritam
Param bhavam ajananto mama bhuta-mahesvaram
The ignorant people who do not understand my prime attribute and consider me another ordinary human being, and even though I attain this human form and wander in the worldly life only to benefit the human society stile they consider me the Almighty as an another ordinary human being.
Moghasa mogha-karmano mogha-jnana vicetasah
Raksasim asurim chaiva prakrtim mohinim sritah
These people engaged in futile actions, having useless knowledge, and nurturing futile hopes, infact, are persons with limited intellect and assume ‘Rakshasi’, ‘Asuri’ or ‘Mohini’ ‘Prakriti’.
Mahatmanas tu mam partha daivim prakrtim asritah
Bhajanty ananya-manaso jnatva bhutadim avyayam
But son of Kunti, Arjun, the great souls who assume ‘Devi’ prakriti they understand ME as the endless cause of all the beings and relising me alone as immortal and beyond destruction, worship me wholeheartedly.
Satatam kirtayanto mam yatantas cha drdha-vratah
Namasyantas cha mam bhaktya nitya-yukta upasate
These decisive devotees always meditate an my name and my attributes, keep on saluting and greeting me and worship me wholeheatctedly with love.
Jnana-yajnena chapy anye yajanto mam upasate
Ekatvena prthaktvena bahudha visvato-mukham
Others, knowledgeable yogis sincerely worship my formless concept ‘Brahman’ which is without any attributes. There are still others who worship Me differently in various forms.
Aham kratur aham yajnah svadhaham aham ausadham
Mantro ham aham evajyam aham agnir aham hutam
I am the seasons; I am the yajna; I am ‘Swadha’; I am the medicine; I am the Mantra; I am the Ghee; I am fire; and I am the action of performing ‘Havana’.
Pitaham asya jagato mata dhata pitamahah
Vedyam pavitram omkara rk sama yajur eva cha
The one who has assured this entire universe and who is also its cause, the giver of the results and achievements of the actions, the mother, the father, the respected elder, worthy o knowing, pure ‘Omkar’ ‘Arigveda’ ‘Samveda’ and ‘ Yajurveda’.
Gatir bharta prabhuh saksi nivasah saranam suhrt
Prabhavah pralayah sthanam nidhanam bijam avyayam
The prime about worthy of attainment, the lord at all, responsible to maintain everyone, interested in goodness of all for all, without any end in view, desiring growth, progress and benefit for everyone, cause for birth and denise, basis of being, basis of emulation, and unending cause of everything.
Tapamy aham aham varsam nigrhnamy usrjami cha
Amrtam chaiva mrtyus cha sad asach chaham arjuna
I am the infinite heat of the Sun. I only gather the clouds and cause the rain. Arjun, I am the nectar and death and I am the Truth and the Lie.
Trai-vidya mam soma-pah puta-papa
Yajnair istva svargatim prarthayante
Te punyam asadya surendra-lokam
Asnanti divyan divi deva-bhogan
The performers of all ends-in-view deeds as described in the three vedas, those who drink the pure whine of life, the sinless pure people who perform the yajna to achieve heaven; these people as a result of their good deeds, attain heaven and enjoy the devine pleasures of the demigods.
Te tam bhuktva svarga-lokam visalam
Ksine punye martya-lokam visanti
Evam trayi-dharmam anuprapanna
Gatagatam kama-kama labhante
After enjoying in the enormous heaven, when there virtue of good deeds are depleted, they return to the ‘Mrityulok’ i.e. the earth. In this manner these people who perform their duties desiring the and the devine pleasures repeatedly go into this cycle of heaven and earth.
Ananyas cintayanto mam ye janah paryupasate
Tesam nityabhiyuktanam yoga-ksemam vahamy aham
And the compassionate devotees who meditate and worship me withous any ends in view or without any desires, I myself ensure their attainments and their perserving these or maintaining these attainments.
Ye py anya-devata-bhakta yajante sraddhayanvitah
Te pi mam eva kaunteya yajanty avidhi-purvakam
Arjun, even though the selfish but devoted followers worship other demigods but infact in reality they only worship Me. But their worship of this kind is ignorant and of limited duration.
Aham hi sarva-yajnanam bhokta cha prabhur eva cha
Na tu mam abhijananti tattvenatas chyavanti te
Because I am the lord and receiver of all the yajnas. But because neither they know this nor they understand, they donot realise the basic nature of Mine, the almighty; they fall from grace and get into new birth.
Yanti deva-vrata devan pitrn yanti pitr-vratah
Bhutani yanti bhutejya yanti mad-yajino pi mam
Those who worship demigods become demigod, people who worsh Pitras become Pitras. Mose worshipping great human beings the mselves become these. But those who worship ‘Me’ in effect attain Me.
Patram puspam phalam to yam yo me bhaktya prayacchati
Tad aham bhakty-upahrtam asnami prayatatmanah
The devotee who offers me with live leaves, flowers, fruits or water I heartily receive and costume these offering assuming a worldly torn.
Yat karosi yad asnasi yaj juhosi dadasi yat
Yat tapasyasi kaunteya tat kurusva mad arpanam
Arjun whatever action you perform, whatever you eat and the havan that you perform or what you donate or your performance of ‘tapa’; you dedicate all these to Me.
Subhasubha-phalair evam moksyase karma-bandhanaih
Sannyasa-yoga-yuktatma vimukto mam upaisyasi
In this manner when you dedicate all your deeds to Me the Almighty, you will be breed from the ‘Karmabandhan’ as a result of your unattached unselfish deeds and after attaining this freedom you will assume my form or you will merge with.
Samo ham sarva-bhutesu na me dvesyo sti na priyah
Ye bhajanti tu mam bhaktya mayi te tesu chapy aham
I am ingrained in all beings in ‘Samabhat’ with the spirit for all. No one is dear to me nor I hate anyone. But those who worship me with love and devotion they reside in Me and I live in their hearts.
Api chet suduracharo bhajate mam ananya-bhak
Sadhur eva sa mantavyah samyag vyavasitto hi sah
Even if a dire sinner once worship me sincerely, he is worthy to be known as a sage because he is a decisive person who has carefully decided that there is nothing so good as the worship of the Almighty.
Ksipram bhavati dharmatma sasvac-chantim nigacchati
Kaunteya pratijanihi na me bhaktah pranasyati
He soon becomes a Dharmatma and attains permanent prime peace. Arjun you must understand and be convinced that my devotee is never destroyed. (31)
Mam hi partha vyapasritya ye pi syuh papa-yonayah
Striyo vaisyas tatha sudras te pi yanti param gatim
Arjun woman, vaish and shudra and even chandal whoever approaches me with love and devotion, attains the prime Gati after death.
Kim punar brahmanah punya bhakta rajarsayas tatha
Anityam asukham lokam imam prapya bhajasva mam
And undoubtedly the virtuous brahmins, and the royal devotees who seek my refuge attain the prime place. Therefore in this mortal, human body all the time you must worship Me.
Man-mana bhava mad-bhakto mad-yaji mam namaskuru
Mam evaisyasi yuktvaivam atmanam mat-parayanah
You must long for Me, become my devotee, my worshipper and always greet me with respect. In this manner when you fix you mind and Atma in Me you will attain Me.