[Advaita-l] Gita Jayanti

Jaldhar H. Vyas jaldhar at braincells.com
Mon Dec 16 23:00:55 CST 2013

On Sun, 15 Dec 2013, Venkata sriram P wrote:

> Very true.
> However, "the despondency as to how one can be dharmic" itself comes
> with the grace of Lord and hence such a "vishAda" is called "vishAda yOga".
> If the despondency is not yoked with dharma, it is just a vishAda only which
> every normal being experiences in his daily life.

Yes I am reminded of Nachiketa.  His father Vajashrava (Uddalaka Aruni) 
had performed the sarvamedha yajna by the book.  So why was Nachiketa 
troubled?  Because he strove for the best not merely the adequate.  Thus 
Dharmaraj Himself consented to teach him.

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>

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