Bhagavad Gita -Madhvacharya 326

Bhagavad Gita -Sri Madhvacharya

(Bhashya and Tatparya Nirnaya)


Chapter 15
Purushottama Yoga

Bhashya :- Hari Aum ! The nature of samsara is being explained in this Chapter.
Tatparya Nirnaya :- Hari Aum ! What was mentioned earlier is further clarified. 1. The Resplendent Lord said : With roots above, branches below and whose leaves are concealed is said to be the imperishable Ashwathha tree. Who knows this is the Knower of the Veda.
Bhashya :- ऊर्ध्व: the upright one is Sri Vishnu. “I am the upright virtue dwelling in the Immortal One”, thus in the Vedas. ऊर्ध्व: means superior, pure in all respect. अध: means base, vile. The branches are the creatures. अश्वत्थ: is that which exists immutable, unchanged, always the same. Even the change cannot make it capable of being destroyed or liable to be destroyed. Whatever form was earlier, the same form being later in Time, it is said to be of immutable, indestructible form. Being the cause च्छन्दसां means the leaves conceal the fruits. It is never possible for the fruits to come, without there being leaves.