Why Couldn’t Arjuna Retire And Meditate On Krishna

Krishna's Mercy

[Krishna and Arjuna]“O Govinda, of what avail to us are kingdoms, happiness or even life itself when all those for whom we may desire them are now arrayed in this battlefield? O Madhusudana, when teachers, fathers, sons, grandfathers, maternal uncles, fathers-in-law, grandsons, brothers-in-law and all relatives are ready to give up their lives and properties and are standing before me, then why should I wish to kill them, though I may survive? O maintainer of all creatures, I am not prepared to fight with them even in exchange for the three worlds, let alone this earth.” (Arjuna, Bhagavad-gita, 1.32-35)

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Friend1: I know that the Bhagavad-gita discusses yoga.

Friend2: What is that?

Friend1: You know, the mystic thing. Sitting down in a secluded place. Laying down a rug made of deerskin. Concentrating the eyes on the tip of the nose and so forth.

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