The Bhagavad Gita - Chapter 12, The Religion of Faith Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 12, The Religion of Faith Summary and Analysis

The roles are restored. Arjuna, the warrior Prince bearing Hanuman upon his insignia, is conversing with his chariot's driver who is showing his god form. Arjuna asks how union with the divine is best achieved: as yet no one has attacked but the cause is imminent and the armies are assembled.

Krishna tells the archer that utter devotion is what results in greatest success and favoritism. Devotion is most effective; meditations, sacrifices, offerings and other manner of reverence and worship should be offered. To act with Me in mind, Krishna says, will be beloved by Him. Finally, He informs Arjuna again, that equanimity toward experiences and toward others leads, perhaps ironically, to favoritism or to greater success which gives rise to the appearance of favoritism. Due to the inequality of exertion among the...

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