The Bhagavad Gita - Chapter 16, The Separateness of the Divine and the Undivine Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 16, The Separateness of the Divine and the Undivine Summary and Analysis

The difference between the divine and undivine is made clear. Both are defined in terms of qualities. There is some implication that behavior has to do with mindset. In this case it is not entirely clear whether there is a distinction between the spiritual and the mind at certain levels. The qualities of the divine are often easy to find as traits of a disposition. The patient, the mild, the forgiving, the devoted, the honest and those who speak and act truthfully are all showing signs of the divine influence.

In contrast, the undivine are characterized by their lack of knowledge of Me, according to Krishna. Further, they believe not in the order of the world and of life but are confused and think that...

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