By Rakesh Garia
There were many yoga platforms popularized within the Western global, specially during this century, yet none of them have really taught the perfection of yoga. within the Bhagavad-gita, Sri Krishna, the preferrred character of Godhead, teaches Arjuna without delay the perfection of yoga.It is definitely amazing that the perfection of yoga used to be taught in the midst of a battlefield. It used to be taught to Arjuna, the warrior, earlier than Arjuna used to be to interact in a fratricidal conflict. Out of sentiment, Arjuna was once pondering, "Why should still I struggle opposed to my very own kinsmen?" That reluctance to struggle was once as a result of Arjuna's phantasm, and simply to remove that phantasm, Sri Krishna spoke the Bhagavad-gita to him. you possibly can simply think how little time should have elapsed whereas Bhagavad-gita was once being spoken. the entire warriors on each side have been poised to struggle, so there has been little or no time indeed--at the maximum, one hour. inside of this one hour, the complete Bhagavad-gita used to be mentioned, and Sri Krishna set forth the perfection of all yoga structures to His pal Arjuna. on the finish of this nice discourse, Arjuna put aside his misgivings and fought. despite the fact that, in the discourse, whilst Arjuna heard the reason of the meditational approach of yoga--how to take a seat, tips to continue the physique instantly, tips to retain the eyes half-closed and the way to stare upon the end of the nostril with no diverting one's awareness, all this being performed in a secluded position, alone--he answered, "O Madhusudana, the procedure of yoga that you have summarized seems to be impractical and unendurable to me, for the brain is stressed and unsteady." (Bg. 6.33) this can be very important. we should always keep in mind that we're in a fabric situation in which at each second our brain is topic to agitation. really we aren't in a really cozy scenario. we're constantly pondering that through altering our scenario we'll triumph over our psychological agitation, and we're regularly pondering that after we achieve a definite aspect, all psychological agitations will disappear. however it is the character of the cloth international that we can't be unfastened from anxiousness. Our challenge is that we're continually attempting to make an answer to our difficulties, yet this universe is so designed that those ideas by no means come. no longer being a cheater, being very frank and open, Arjuna tells Krishna that the process of yoga which He has defined isn't really attainable for him to execute. Arjuna considers his brain to be like a very good demon, corresponding to the demon Madhu. If it have been attainable for Krishna to kill the demon known as the brain, then Arjuna will be capable of reach the perfection of yoga. "My brain is far more advantageous than this demon Madhu," Arjuna is asserting. "Please, in case you may well kill him, then it might be attainable for me to execute this yoga system." Even the brain of a very good guy like Arjuna is usually agitated. As Arjuna himself says, "For the brain is stressed, turbulent, obstinate and intensely powerful, O Krishna, and to subdue it truly is, it kind of feels to me, tougher than controlling the wind." (Bg. 6.34) it truly is certainly a indisputable fact that the brain is often telling us to head the following, pass there, do that, do that--it is often telling us which technique to flip. hence the sum and substance of the yoga process is to regulate the agitated brain. within the meditational yoga method the brain is managed by way of targeting the Supersoul--that is the total objective of yoga. yet Arjuna says that controlling this brain is more challenging than preventing the wind from blowing. you can think a guy stretching out his hands attempting to cease a typhoon. Are we then to imagine that what was once very unlikely for Arjuna in a extra complicated age is feasible for us during this degenerate age? we must always no longer for one second imagine that we're in Arjuna's class. we're one thousand occasions inferior.