Article October 28, 2015

स्वर्ग तथा नरक दोनों ही के निवासी पृथ्वीलोक पर मनुष्य का जन्म पाने की आकांक्षा रखते हैं क्योंकि मनुष्य-जीवन दिव्य ज्ञान तथा भगवद् प्रेमकी प्राप्ति को सुगम बनाता हैं, जबकि ना तो स्वर्गिक, ना ही नारकीय शरीर पूर्णतःऐसा अवसर सुलभ करते हैं | (SB: 11.20.12)
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जो यह जानता है कि विश्लेषात्मक अध्ययन (सांख्य) द्वारा प्राप्य स्थान भक्ति द्वारा भी प्राप्त किया जा सकता है, और इस तरह जो सांख्ययोग तथा भक्तियोग को एकसमान देखता है, वही वस्तुओं को यथारूप देखता है |
One who knows that the position reached by means of renunciation can also be attained by works in devotional service and who therefore sees that the path of works and the path of renunciation are one, sees things as they are....

Arjuna, Karna, Drona and Bhishma were four strong characters before Lord Krishna to execute his plan. But why only Arjuna ? Why not those who were even stronger and better warrior than Arjuna i.e. Karna, Acharya drona & Pitamah bhishma.?
All four men were great in their own way, but three of them failed in doing what is truly right and therefore came to futile ends, their lives n....