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Bhagavad Gita Knowledge Quotes

Knowledge of Bhagavad Gita in the form of individual quotes from various chapters.

Knowledge is indeed better than blind practice; meditation excels knowledge; surrender of the fruits of action is more esteemed than meditation; on surrender, peace follows immediately. (Bhagavad Gita Chapter 12 verse 12)

When you acquire True knowledge,
You shall see all beings in yourself.

He who hates no creature and is friendly and compassionate to all, who is free from attachment and egotism, equal-minded in pleasure and pain, and forgiving.

Who is ever content and meditative, self-subjugated and possessed of firm conviction, with mind and intellect dedicated to Me – he who is thus devoted to Me is dear to Me.

He with whom the world is never annoyed and who is not himself annoyed with the world, he who is free from elation, intolerance, fear and anxiety – he is  dear to me.

He who is free from wants, who is pure, efficient, unattached, untroubled and has given up all selfish undertakings – he who is thus devoted to Me is dear to Me.

Whoever offers Me with love a leaf, a flower…I appear in person before that selfless devotee of sinless mind, and delightfully partake of that article offered by him with love.

Fix your mind on me, Be devoted to me, 
Offer service to me, Bow down to me. 
And you shall certainly reach me.
There is nothing higher than me, O Arjuna.

One is considered the perfect Yogi O Arjuna
Who regards every being like oneself, and who can feel
the pain and pleasures of others as one's own.

The one who has gained knowledge attains supreme peace.
But the ignorant, who is full of doubt perishes. 
There is neither this world nor the world beyond 
Nor happiness for the one who is full of doubts.

Giving up all desires born of the will, withdrawing the senses from every direction by strength of mind, attain tranquility little by little with the help of the buddhi armed with fortitude. Once the mind is established in the Atman, one should not think of anything else. Whenever the fickle and unquiet mind strays, withdraw it and restore it to the control of the Atman alone. (Bhagavad Gita – 6.24 – 6)

Actions are not attached to Me, nor have I a desire for the results of action; he who knows Me thus is not bound by actions.

I am the Self, O Gudakesha, existing in the heart of all beings. I am the beginning,
the middle and also the end of all beings.

The firmness that is accompanied by unwavering concentration, and by which one controls the activities of the mind, pranas and the senses—that firmness is of sattvic nature.

Since It is without beginning and without gunas (attributes), this immutable Paramatman does not act, nor does it get affected [by anything]though dwelling in a body.

I exist, sustaining this whole universe by a portion of Myself.

The secret to eternal happiness and freedom is to work well without attachment to the results.

Fill your mind with me; love me; serve me; worship me always. Seeing me in your heart, you will at last be united with me.

To the realized person, a piece of dirt, a stone and gold are the same.

He who has no attachments can really love others, for his love is pure and divine.

The unreal has no existence, the Real never ceases to be; this truth about the nature of both is known by those who perceive the real nature of things. (Gita 2.16)

Constancy in Self-knowledge and an insight into the object of  true Knowledge,  that  is, God – this is declared to be knowledge; what is contrary to this is called ignorance. (Gita 13.1)

He that sees one God existing everywhere cannot injure another who is his own Self, and so attains the highest goal. (Gita 13.28)

If one ponders on objects of senses, there springs attraction, from attraction grows desire, desire flames to fierce passion, passion breeds recklessness.

Do your allotted work but renounce its fruit. Be detached and work. Have no desire for reward and work.

The world outside is only the Infinite misinterpreted by the finite mind. (10.20)

He who amongst the mortals knows Me as unborn and beginningless, as the great Lord of the worlds, is undeluded and is liberated from all sins. (10.3)

Out of mere compassion for them, I, dwelling within their hearts, destroy the darkness born of ignorance by the luminous Lamp of Knowledge. (10.11)

I am the self, O Gudakesha, seated in the hearts of all beings; I am the Beginning, the Middle and also the End of all beings. (10.20)

Contacts of the senses with their objects bring cold and heat, pleasure and pain. They come and go and are transient.

The wise man how is not disturbed or agitated – who is unmoved by pleasure and pain – he alone is ideal for immortality.

Know that to be imperishable whereby all this is pervaded. No one can destroy that immutable being.

Noble souls, having divine nature, adore Me with single-mindedness, knowing Me as the immutable source of everything. Always glorifying Me and striving for perfection, these persons of firm dedication adore Me by paying repeated obeisance and being ever endowed with devotion.

From whom is the evolution of all beings, by whom is everything pervaded — by adoring Him through one’s work, a human being achieves perfection.

The saint is awake when the world sleeps, and he ignores that for which the world lives.

The Supreme Lord is situated in everyone’s heart, O Arjuna.

Little by little, through patience and repeated effort the mind will become stilled in the Self.

There never was a time when you or I did not exist. Nor will there be any future when we shall cease to be.

It is better to live your own destiny imperfectly than to live an imitation of somebody else's life with perfection.

A human being succeeds in spiritual life by adoring God through his natural activities. (Chapter 18. 46)