Bhagavad Gita

Shrimad Bhagavad Gita: Karma Yogam: Chapter 3: Verse 15

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Divine is Eternally Present in Acts of Sacrifice

कर्म ब्रह्मोद्भवं विद्धि ब्रह्माक्षरसमुद्भवम् |
तस्मात्सर्वगतं ब्रह्म नित्यं यज्ञे प्रतिष्ठितम् || 3.15||

karma brahmodbhavaṁ viddhi brahmākṣhara-samudbhavam
tasmāt sarva-gataṁ brahma nityaṁ yajñe pratiṣhṭhitam|| 3.15||

Shloka Translation
BG – Ch. 3- Ver. 15:

The Vedas contain descriptions of human responsibilities, and the Vedas themselves are manifestations of God. As a result, in acts of sacrifice, the all-pervading Lord is eternally present.


Yajna is a necessary part of life It is the lifeblood. Devolve into egoism, and tragedy and ruin will follow. This is true of a person, a culture, or a country. Yajna brings the far-flung Brahman within your grasp. Brahman, which was once a hazy concept, becomes a tangible goal for you. Yajna brings about integration, oneness, and harmony inside you, as well as with other humans, animals, and the environment.

Because it is derived from the Vedas, yajna is an essential aspect of the everlasting essence. Yajna becomes a fundamental law inherent in the world since the Vedas symbolise the “rule-book” of the universe. Because the everlasting essence created the rules of the cosmos, karmayoga is a method, a technique, for realising the eternal essence.

The duties of people have been handed down by God himself in these timeless Vedas. These responsibilities have been designed in such a way that materially interested people might gradually learn to control their desires and go from the mode of ignorance to the mode of passion, and from the mode of passion to the mode of virtue, by doing them. These responsibilities are to be dedicated to him as yaja. As a result, responsibilities devoted as a sacrifice to God become holy, of God’s character, and indistinguishable from him.

Verse & what we can learn

We can only progress on the path to realization, the everlasting essence by acting in the spirit of yajna (selfless activity).

Which actions can be called as selflessness?

What is a selfless action?

What are examples of selfless?

How can a person be selfless?

karma yoga in Bhagavad Gita teaches us all about actions, and how to act without selflessness, along with Selfless action meaning, etc.

There are various types of meditation like Buddhist meditation, heartfulness meditation, mindfulness meditation, meditation for stress, and each meditation benefits are countless. There are also numerous meditation techniques for beginners which help in practicing daily meditation so go ahead and start your journey towards a peaceful and balanced life.

In the Next verse, Shri Krishna tells Arjuna about responsibilities.

Let’s learn to live with “The Gita” via Meditation Affinity…

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