Light of Scripture / what is death? Bhagavad Gita 2.22

Section in charge of David Rodrigo, Professor of Vedānta, who will be sharing with the readers of Yoga in network translations and notes of verses of the Bhagavad Gita, Upanishads, Adi Shankaracharya... Today translation and commentary to What is death? Bhagavad Gita 2.22

Bhagavad Gita

वासांसि जीर्णानि यथा विहाय नवानि गृह्णाति नरोऽपराणि।
तथा शरीराणि विहाय जीर्णान्यन्यानि संयाति नवानि देही॥

vāsāṁsi yatha vihāya navāni gṛhṇāti naro jīrṇāni'parāṇi |
tatha śarīrāṇi vihāya jīrṇānyanyāni saṁyāti navāni dehī |

"Just that we throw away old clothes and put on our new clothing, the flesh being discarded old bodies and enters new bodies." (Bhagavad Gita 2.22)

As we moved clothes, we moved body.

It be incarnate - the self, life, which enters the inert matter of our bodies: physical and subtle (mental, emotional and energetic).

Old bodies — bodies that have already done what they had to do in this life, bodies that have already experienced what they have come to experience in this life, even if it is just being born and left lifeless body, naturally inert, an immaculate, divine infant.

And it enters new bodies - at the same moment in which being, life, leaves an old body returning to show what is inert, the same be embodied in that body, his soul, enters into a new body, relentlessly.

This new body is the result of the prārabdha karma of that soul, from their past actions whose fruits will experience in this new body: more or less flashes of happiness, more or less pain, more light, more peace or more darkness, more suffering, according to the sign of its prārabdha, more or less goodness or badness, clarity or confusion.

Our souls are born and die, are born and die... in different bodies, personalities, and worlds, over and over again in the eternal wheel of saṁsāra, eternity evaporated at the same moment in which you recognize yourself, yourself, for yourself.

Your true being is not body, mind, heart and soul, but life itself, Existence without cause, in all of this and nothing of all this, one and the same light, that shines by itself and illuminates faced inert objects. Your soul, your mind, your heart, your body and your world, the universe, past, present and to come are objects illuminated by your self, it is light, one and the same, constant as the altar candle by the glass.

Your real be neither comes or goes, was born or dies, or makes undoes or experiencing the fruits which sows with their karma ´accion´. Your true being, being, simply what is, without more.

What it is, it's very existence, living with and without the bodies she revived. Pure consciousness, with and without known objects with equal mind to no mind. Light that is only known by itself, since the same stars are not but the light reflections. What it is, it is infinite Bliss, beyond the sky and your tears. What it is, is you, here and now. Without time, space or body.

You now bears clarity to your mind and your heart by delivering to the study and the traditional contemplation of Scripture daughters of light.

It constantly sets your bowels in the light of your soul that shines into the cave of your heart like a Ribbon of oil pouring into the Holy of Holies of the Temple of your body.

That light is not but light. Light is always, constant light. The different shapes are shadows showing your ignorance where only there is light. The dark there is no light, but the vision distorted by ignorance of birth but artificial, as the drunk sees two moons.

We are complicated, so it costs us release be self-imposed ignorance of the real rope.

The realization of being oneself and everything is fusion of the beloved and the lover in the eternal joy, being and not to be in the being beyond the ego, the son of fundamental ignorance, and his vision of shadows drunk of duality, differentiation and limitation, desire and suffering. To the secret Chamber of the realization of love not become words, ideas, or emotions themselves limited, conditioned, stained with confusion, pain, desire, struggle and hope.

As soon as you are looking for where the beloved is eternally waiting for you, watching you, missing you, you must find, can not but be and enjoy.


Who is

David RodrigoDavid Rodrigo He has studied, contemplated and experienced the Scriptures)Bhagavad Gita, Yoga Sutras, Upanishads, Brahma Sutras, etc.) in Rishikesh, India, during six years in the tradition of Advaita Vedanta of Adi Shankaracharya with Dravidacharya Ramakrishnan Swamiji and meditation in the tradition of the Yogis in the Himalayas on Swami Rama Sadhaka grass Ashram (Swami Veda Bharati).

It has transmitted the Scriptures in this ashram and coordinating the Dhyana Gurukulam. He now resides in Spain.

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