Bhagavad Gita

Shrimad Bhagavad Gita: Karma Yogam: Chapter 3: Verse 32

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Rejecting Guru’s Teachings Leads to Destruction of One’s Own Self

ये त्वेतदभ्यसूयन्तो नानुतिष्ठन्ति मे मतम् |
सर्वज्ञानविमूढांस्तान्विद्धि नष्टानचेतस: || 3.32||

ye tvetad abhyasūyanto nānutiṣhṭhanti me matam
sarva-jñāna-vimūḍhāns tān viddhi naṣhṭān achetasaḥ|| 3.32||

Shloka Translation
BG – Ch. 3- Ver. 32:

Those who reject my teachings, however, lack understanding and discrimination, and hence disregard these concepts, resulting in their own destruction.


Mental irritation will decrease as you obtain knowledge and begin to employ your mind. Your acts will become flawless, and you will achieve success. And you’ll be free of desire as a result. Our vaasanaas are the main impediment to karmayoga. When a person is under the influence of vaasanaas, their behaviours are motivated solely by self-interest.

When we dwell in unpleasant emotions, our mind recognises that we are making a mistake. However, because our vaasanaas have taken over the intellect, it is unable to operate, and we end ourselves on the wrong track. We are then ruined as a result of our defiance of nature’s laws.

Faith becomes a prerequisite for accepting the Bhagavad Gita’s divine teachings. Rather than criticizing the teachings, we must surrender our intellect to whatever it cannot comprehend at the time. Whatever the intellect cannot comprehend at the time, it frequently rejects as false.

People cannot distinguish between the pure and the impure, the righteous and the unrighteous, despite the fact that Shree Krishna’s teachings are delivered for the wellbeing of souls. Because they reject the way to ultimate salvation and continue to rotate in the cycle of life and death, such people bring about their own ruin.

Verse & what we can learn

One who finds faults in the teachings of Guru brings his own ruin.

Teachings of Krishna give the right direction to life and Daily practice of meditation helps us by giving us the inner strength and improving physical health to follow the path that Krishna has shown us.

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 the nature of beings.

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

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