Bhagavad Gita: Understanding One Shloka at a time. (Chp. 1, Verse 43) — HBR Patel

Bhagavad-Gita-Chp-1-Verse-43 — Cover-HBR-Patel

दोषैरेतै: कुलघ्नानां वर्णसङ्करकारकै: |
उत्साद्यन्ते जातिधर्मा: कुलधर्माश्च शाश्वता: || 43||

Through such evil deeds by all those destroyers of the family traditions give rise to undesirable progeny completely destroying the Timeless spiritual traditions of the family and the caste.

Bhagavad-Gita-Chp-1-Verse-43 — Shloka-HBR-Patel

Arjuna continues to highlight the disadvantages of fighting the war. All of these disadvantages are perceived in his mind to justify his inaction.

Arjuna highlights the disadvantages or the misery experienced by the intermixture as described in the previous shloka by him. Due to these evils, the essential and timeless duties and traditions of the family and society are forsaken. The Jati-Dharma means the duties of people in accordance to their jati or varna i.e. Brahman, Kshatriya, Vaishya, and Sudra. Performing the duties in accordance to their varna. Kulah-Dharma refers to the traditional practices observed by their family.

This type of duties and traditions of the family or the caste are totally destroyed, forgotten, or disregarded. So, to prevent that from happening, Arjuna highlights that we should abstain from fighting the war that would bring nothing but the ultimate destruction of the family and the society.

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HBR Patel

HBR Patel

Learning to Read, Write, Design & Pray aptly. Author of Political Fiction POTUS#45 & few more. Inspiring myself with my words to excel. હસતા રહેજો! hbrpatel.com

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