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Bhagavad Gita Chapter XI – Verse 1 – 2 – 3 – 4

By the supremely profound words regarding Self-knowledge, spoken by You out of compassion for me, my delusion has been dispelled. (Bhagavad Gita Chapter XI – Verse 1)

By Your words of wisdom (as recorded in preceding chapters), Bhagavan, my delusion has been dispelled. I laboured under a great miscomprehension, confounding Truth with falsehood, Reality with appearance, the Eternal with the ephemeral. But Your words have showed me the path of nirvana and re-established my power of discrimination regarding the True and the false, the Self and the non-Self, Spirit and matter.

O Lotus-eyed (Krishna), I have heard at length from You of the origin and dissolution of beings, as well as of Your in exhaustible greatness. (Bhagavad Gita Chapter XI – verse 2)

In Chapters 7 to 10 Sri Krishna has told Arjuna quite explicitly about the creation and dissolution of things and also of His infinite glory.

O Great Bhagavan, as You have declared Yourself, so it is. (Still) I desire to see Your Ishvara form, O Supreme Being. (Bhagavad Gita Chapter XI – verse 3)

Arjuna addresses Sri Krishna here as the Great Bhagavan. Surely whatever the Bhagvan Himself says, must be true. Arjuna shows thereby that he has no doubt regarding the truth of what Sri Krishna taught. He does not test the authority of Sri Krishna. But for the satisfaction of his own spiritual aspiration he wishes to see His Universal Form. Arjuna does not ask to see any of God’s inferior forms, but His Ishvara form, the Omnipotent, the Omniscient, the Omnipresent, possessed of infinite wisdom, strength, virtue and splendour.

O Bhagavan, if You think I am capable of seeing it, then, O Bhagavan of yogis, show me Your immutable Self. (Bhagavad Gita Chapter XI – verse 4)

O Bhagavan, One who receives my prayer, in whom I put all my trust, show me Your immutable Self. I am very anxious to be hold it. But I do not know whether I am worthy. If I am fit for that great favour, then may it be granted to me. Thou art the Bhagavan of yogis. If ordinary yogis can exercise superhuman powers, then who can tell the extent of Your powers, for all other powers are but reflections of Yours?