Bhagavagd Gita

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In the 29th He says:

prakṛtyaiva ca karmāṇi kriyamāṇāni sarvaśaḥ |
yaḥ paśyati tathāṭmānam akartāraṁ sa paśyati||29|| (XIII)

So, even the middle one, verse n°28 also is an exposition of the same perception. When you really perceive, first of all you see the Supreme in all the objects; second you perceive the imperishable in the perishable, then,

samaṁ paśyan hi sarvatra samavasthitam īśvaram |
na hinasty ātmanātmānaṁ tato yāti parāṁ gatim ||28|| (XIII)

This is another aspect of your perception: “When you see the Supreme equally seated, not only seated but, samavasthitam, equally seated, īśvaram, the supreme Lord, and one who does not kill himself by himself, na hinasty ātmanātmānaṁ. You remember this is the sentence in the 6th chapter, where Sri Krishna says that the self is the friend of the self, and the self is the enemy of the self.

This is a repetition of the same idea: “One who does not destroy himself by himself.” When you go into the lower impulses and obey the lower self you are killing the higher self by the lower self. That is the reference, so: “One who does not kill himself by himself…”, then, yāti parāṁ gatim, “then he attains to the supreme passage.”

Then in the next one:

prakṛtyaiva ca karmāṇi kriyamāṇāni sarvaśaḥ |

“When you see all actions performed by Prakriti and sees oneself as the non–doer, āṭmānam akartāraṁ sa paśyati, and one sees that the self is non–doer, all actions are being done by the Prakriti…

…the self is only a witness, he is not the doer, or the self is the originator, but action is carried out by the Prakriti, all actions are carried out by nature. That nature can be lower nature, or it may be higher nature, it may be Apara Prakriti or it may be Para Prakriti, but all actions are carried out by Prakriti and the real self remains either a witness or remains an originator, or enjoyer, or the Lord, but he is akartā, he doesn’t do. In other words no effects of actions attached to him, when this perception comes then you can say: ‘he is seen’,

yaḥ paśyati tathāṭmānam akartāraṁ sa paśyati|| (XIII, 29)

And again further:

yadā bhūta–pṛthag–bhāvam eka–stham anupaśyati |(XIII, 30)

“When in divisions of objects, he sees only one being, who has become, bhāvam eka–stham, in everything when you see oneness, even in the divisions…”

tata eva ca vistāraṁ, and when you see that all things have manifested from Him…, sampadyate tadā brahma, then only you attain to the Brahman, |30|| (XIII)

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