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Bhagavad Gita Chapter X – Verse 6 And Verse 7

The seven great rishis of old, as well as the four Manus, from whom have come all these creatures in the world, were born of My mind and endowed with My nature. (Bhagavad Gita Chapter X verse 6).

He who comprehends in reality these various manifestations and yoga power of Mine —he becomes well established in unshakable yoga. There is no doubt in this. (Bhagavad Gita Chapter X verse 7).

The Deity, as Creator Brahma, created, in a primeval age, from His own mind, the seven first teachers and the archetypes of rulers, the Manus. With their thoughts directed towards the omniscient Bhagavan, these superhuman beings were endowed with power and wisdom. From them has come all subsequent creation. Whatever spiritual knowledge exists in the world has been preserved by the spiritual descendants of the seven great rishis (Saptarshis), who are the primeval teachers of our race. And the ancient Manus are the primeval kings or rulers. This again shows how all creation has descended from God.

He who knows in truth the vast extent of My being; who knows Me as infinite; who knows the fact that the great rishis and Manus possessed their power and wisdom as partaking of a very small portion of Bhagavan’s power and wisdom — he becomes well established in unshakable yoga, the state of samadhi or right realization. The knowledge of the conditioned is the doorway leading to the knowledge of the Unconditioned. And what is that realization in which they become well established?