1.5 – dhrushtakEthu

SrI: SrImathE SatakOpAya nama: SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama: SrImath varavaramunayE nama: Chapter 1 << Chapter 1 Verse 4 SlOkam – Original dhrushtakEthuSchEkithAna: kASirAjaScha vIryavAn| purujith kunthibhOjaScha SaibhyaScha narapungava: || word-by-word meaning dhrushtakEthu: – King named dhrushtakEthu chEkithAna: – chEkithAna (another king) vIryavAn – one who has valour kASirAja:cha – king of kASi too purujith – and … Read more

1.4 – athra sUrA

SrI: SrImathE SatakOpAya nama: SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama: SrImath varavaramunayE nama: Chapter 1 << Previous verse 1.3 SlOkam athra SUrA mahEshvAsA bhImArjuna samA yudhi | yuyudhAnO virAtaScha dhrupadhaScha mahAratha: || word-by-word meaning mahEshvAsA: – great archers yudhi – in matters related to battle/war bhImArjuna samA: – equivalent to bhIma and arjuna sUrA: – kings who are … Read more

1.3 – paSyaithAm

SrI: SrImathE SatakOpAya nama: SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama: SrImath varavaramunayE nama: Chapter 1 << Previous Verse 1.2 SlOkam paSyaithAm pANdu puthrANAm AchArya mahathIm chamUm | vyUdAm dhrupadha puthrENa thava sishyENa dhImathA|| word-by-word meaning AchArya – Oh Teacher! thava sishyENa – your sishya dhImathA – intelligent dhrupadha puthrENa – dhrushtAdhyumna, who is son of dhrupadha, pAnchAla kingdom’s … Read more

1.2 – dhrushtvAthu

SrI: SrImathE SatakOpAya nama: SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama: SrImath varavaramunayE nama: Chapter 1 << Previous Verse 1.1 SlOkam sanjaya uvAcha dhrushtvA thu pANdavAnIkam vyUdam dhuryOdhanas thadhA| AchAryam upasangamya rAjA vachanam abravIth || word-by-word meaning rAja dhuryOdhana: – dhurOydhana the king vyUdam – lined up pANdavAnIkam – the army of pANdavas dhrushtvAthu – after seeing thadhA – … Read more

1.1 – dharmakshEthrE

SrI: SrImathE SatakOpAya nama: SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama: SrImath varavaramunayE nama: Chapter 1 SlOkam dhrutharAshtra uvAcha dharmakshEthrE kurukshEthrE samavEthA yuyuthsuva: | mAmakA: pANdavAschaiva kimakurvatha sanjaya || word-by-word meaning sanjaya – Oh sanjaya! dharmakshEthrE kurukshEthrE – in the righteous land of kurukshEthra yuyuthsava – having the desire to fight samavEthA – assembled as a group mAmakA: – … Read more

Chapter 1 – arjuna vishAdha yOga

SrI:  SrImathE SatakOpAya nama:  SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama:  SrImath varavaramunayE nama: Original << Preface bhagavath rAmAnuja at AzhwArthirunagari, SrIperumbUthUr, SrIrangam and thirunArAyaNapuram SrI rAmAnuja‘s thaniyan (invocation) on ALavandhAr for gIthA bhAshyam yath padhAmbhOruhadhyAna vidhvasthAsEsha kalmasha: vasthuthAmupayA dhOham yAmunEyam namAmitham I worship yAmunAchAryar by whose mercy my defects have been removed and I have become an identifiable … Read more

Preface (Essence of SrI bhagavath gIthA)

SrI:  SrImathE SatakOpAya nama:  SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama:  SrImath varavaramunayE nama: SrI bhagavath gIthA is the most integral part of the famous epic mahAbhAratha. As the earth was burdened with evil forces, SrIman nArAyaNa appeared as krishNa towards the end of dhvApara yuga to protect the saintly people, eliminate the evil forces and establish dharma, as … Read more