Bhagavad Gita -Madhvacharya 160

Bhagavad Gita -Sri Madhvacharya

(Bhashya and Tatparya Nirnaya)


Chapter 5
Karma Sanyaasa Yoga

25. The Seers with their demerits diminished and the doubts destroyed, being self-disciplined attain the beatitude or Brahman and rejoice in the well being of all creatures.
Bhashya :- On the demerits being diminished, the consequential results are explained. By destruction of demerits, the feeling of alienation of the self (from the supreme Lord) is severed. छिन्नद्धैधा means the sense of alienation, of doubt or of distinctiveness. Therefore, for those who are no pure in feelings for them doubts and delusions, known as द्धैधा, come about, which are required to be destroyed with the sword of wisdom by renouncing sense- attachment and reach the abode of Supreme. Destruction of the alienation means realization of self's distinctive nature. The self which destroys such alienation is the one who is forward looking, knower of all. This is the meaning. Therefore, he is the one who has destroyed alienation (of his individual self from the Supreme Self). Therefore it is said that those who have destroyed demerits knowing the Supreme, abide with their doubts removed. Destruction of alienation and distinctiveness of Self are two different conditions