- They always win who have Lord Hari, the
abode of all auspiciousness, in their hearts. They gain profit.
How can they ever suffer defeat? (old verse; see Note 1)
- There is sure success where Sri Krishna, the
Lord of Yoga, and Arjuna that holds a mighty bow come
together. (Geeta 18:78)
- Right values and spiritual wisdom are
symbolically Sri Krishna. Skills in the sciences of the world are
symbolized by Arjuna.
- Our professional knowledge and adherence to
Dharma ensure total success.
- Partial success is when we do well in one
area of our life, but are without peace at another.
- Our life necessarily is a whole – consisting
of home, work, society and so on. The parts are
- Worldly conditionings make us look at one
department as important and neglect another. Likes and
dislikes (raaga and dvesha) cause imbalance in the way we live our life.
- The ego (ahamkara) is the root cause of
endless fancies and prejudice.
- The ego is a bundle of memories. In lack of
alertness, memories color our perception and lead to
- When we live alertly, we can retain a
childlike simplicity within us while functioning correctly in
the discharge of our duties.
- “All problems rise when the ego rises;
all of them subside when the ego subsides. Therefore total success
(SARVA-JAYA) is gained by keeping a watch on our ego.” Sri Ramana Maharshi.
laabhas-teshaam jayas-teshaam kutas-teshaam paraajayah
Yeshaam hridistho Bhagavaan mangalaayatano Harih
Bhaave’hamah sarvam-idam vibhaati
Laye’hamo naiva vibhaati kinchid
Tan-maarganam sarva-jayaaya maargah (Saddarshanam – 28)
News: "Chinmaya Vishwa" the Souvenir of Chinmaya
Vishwa Sammelan was released on December 24, 2001. It
is practically the second volume of the Call of the
Conch, a history of the Chinmaya Movement. Please read
this new book.