Bhagavad Gita AS IT IS 2.60-66

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We all have very strong desire to enjoy & our senses are not at all in our control, as Krishna said in Bhagavad Gita .BG 2.60 The senses are very strong and impulsive, act without thought & care, they forcibly carry away the mind even of a man of discrimination who is endeavoring to control them.the restless senses can forcibly steal away the mind of even a man of discrimination who is endeavoring to achieve liberation.Bhagavad Gita 2.62While contemplating the objects of the senses, a person develops attachment for them, and from such attachment lust develops, and from lust anger arises.By meditating on the sense objects, one develops attachment. Attachment gives rise to desire, which in turn leads to anger.Bhagavad Gita 2.63From anger, complete delusion arises, and from delusion bewilderment of memory. When memory is bewildered, intelligence is lost, and when intelligence is lost one falls down again into the material pool.Anger gives rise to delusion, and from delusion comes loss of memory, forgetting the instructions of Sastra. Loss of memory destroys intelligence, and when the intelligence is destroyed, everything is lost and one again becomes fallen in the ocean of material existence.Bhagavad Gita 2.64But a person free from all attachment and aversion and able to control his senses through regulative principles of freedom can obtain the complete mercy of the Lord. A man of controlled senses, however, who is free from attachment and aversion, attains happiness of mind even while enjoying various objects through his senses.Bhagavad Gita 2.65For one thus satisfied [in Krishna consciousness], the threefold miseries of material existence exist no longer; in such satisfied consciousness, one’s intelligence is soon well established.When one who is self-controlled achieves happiness all his miseries are dispelled. As a result, the intelligence of such a contented person soon becomes fixed in attaining his desired goal.Bhagavad Gita 2.66One who is not connected with the Supreme [in Krishna consciousness] can have neither transcendental intelligence nor a steady mind, without which there is no possibility of peace. And how can there be any happiness without peace?One whose mind is uncontrolled, and who is bereft of intelligence related to the ätmä, is unable to meditate on Parameshvara. A person devoid of meditation does not attain peace, and without peace, where is the possibility of happiness ?

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