Sri Bhagavaan Uvaacha
Bhooya eva mahaabaaho shrinu me paramam vachah;
Yatte’ham preeyamaanaaya vakshyaami hitakaamyayaa.
The Blessed Lord said
1. Again, O mighty-armed Arjuna, listen to My supreme word which I shall declare to thee
who art beloved, for thy welfare!
The all-compassionate Lord in His mercy wants to encourage Arjuna
and cheer him up, and so He Himself comes forward to give him instructions without any request
having been made by Arjuna.