Bhagavad Gita

Shrimad Bhagavad Gita: Chapter 10: Vibhuti Yogam Verses 22

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Divine Is Samaveda, He Is Indra, He Is The Mind Among The Senses, And He Is Consciousness Among Living Beings

वेदानां सामवेदोऽस्मि देवानामस्मि वासव: |
इन्द्रियाणां मनश्चास्मि भूतानामस्मि चेतना || 10.22||

vedānāṁ sāma-vedo ’smi devānām asmi vāsavaḥ
indriyāṇāṁ manaśh chāsmi bhūtānām asmi chetanā|| 10.22||

Shloka Translation
BG – Ch. 10- Ver. 22:

Among the Vedas, I am the Samaveda, and among the celestial gods, I am Indra. I am the mind among the senses, and I am consciousness among living beings.


Rig Veda, Yajur Veda, Sama Veda, and Atharva Veda are the four Vedas. The Sama Veda, for example, recounts God’s glories as they manifest in the celestial gods in charge of the universe’s administration. The Sama Veda is also the most melodious, with praises to the Lord chanted to it. It is enthralling to those who comprehend it, and it inspires devotion in those who hear it.

Indra, the chief of the celestial gods, is also known as Vasava. In terms of fame, power, and status, he is unrivalled among spirits. Only a soul who has lived many lifetimes of virtuous deeds is elevated to Indra. As a result, Indra mirrors God’s glorious splendour.

Only when the mind is focused on the five senses can they work properly. The senses cannot operate effectively if the mind wanders. , the mind reigns supreme over the senses. It is mentioned by Shree Krishna as expressing his power, and later in the Bhagavad Gita as the sixth and most important sense.

The property of consciousness that distinguishes the soul from insentient matter is consciousness. The existence of awareness in a living person’s body and its absence in a dead person’s body distinguishes a living person from a dead person. God’s divine might creates consciousness in the soul.

Verse & what we can learn

Among all the Vedas, Ishvara is the Saama Veda. Ishvara’s expression is Saama Veda, which indicates his preference for music. Ishvara, also known as Vaasava, is the king of the deities and is also known as Indra. Our body, senses, action organs, mind, and intellect are all used to transact or interact with the universe. The five senses and five action organs would be meaningless if it weren’t for the mind, which gathers data from the senses and assembles a complete picture of the world for us. It also directs the movement of our organs based on the information it receives.

This mentality, according to Shri Krishna, is an expression of Ishvara.

The ability of intelligence that allows us to think logically, show compassion for others, prepare for the future, and, most importantly, pursue the path of the higher self is the main distinction between a human and a plant or animal. Wonderful intelligence in is also Ishvara’s expression.

To acquire knowledge and implement that knowledge in life one needs to be mentally and physically active and healthy and for that daily meditation is a great tool.

There are various types of meditation like Buddhist meditation, heartfulness meditation, mindfulness meditation, meditation for stress, and each meditation benefits are countless. There is 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 Shloka Shri Krishna tells who is he among semi celestial Gods and others.

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

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