Bhagavad Gita -Madhvacharya 196

Bhagavad Gita -Sri Madhvacharya

(Bhashya and Tatparya Nirnaya)


Chapter 7
Jnyaana vijnyaana Yoga

20 - 21 – 22 - 23. But those people whose hearts are distorted by desires, propelled by their nature resort to other gods, observing disparate rituals. In whatever form a devotee desires to worship with receptivity (Shraddha), each of their receptivity, I make stable. The equanimous one with receptivity resorts to worship Me alone and receives the desires which are ordained by Me. Transient is fruit which accrues to them, of little intellect, the worshippers of the gods going to those gods; My devotees coming to Me alone.
Bhashya :- By nature means by their innate inclination and conventional impressions. By innate attributes, by nature, by tradition and by attraction of senses, thus having been spoken.
Here यां याम् तनुम् means in whatever other forms, like those of Brahma and others. There is conclusion to the devotees of Brahma and others but to my devotees there is no such conclusion, thus in Narada Puraana. What is the goal of deliverance? Where does the self go after deliverance? All the matters dealing with deliverance have been explained here. Even though manifestations of the Lord are many, deliverance is singularly assured to the devotee of the Lord, thus in Brahma Vaivartaka Puraana.