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Bhagavad Gita Chapter XI – Verse 16 – 17

O Bhagavan of the universe, O Universal Form, I see You with manifold arms, stomachs, mouths and eyes, bound less on every side; I see neither Your beginning, nor middle nor end. (Bhagavad Gita Chapter XI – Verse 16)

Yes, that also Bhagavan has told Arjuna. ‘I am the Spirit dwelling in the heart of all beings. I am the beginning, the middle and the end of all beings’.  Indeed it is so. .You are all, Bhagavan. All these warriors, friends and foes are but Yourself. Formerly I saw the mask; now I see You behind the mask. Formerly I saw the appearance; now I see the real. You are eating through all mouths, seeing through all eyes. Who is fighting with whom? It is You Yourself; it is Your magic play. You are putting on these different forms of warriors and therefore.

I see You with diadem, mace and discus; a mass of radiance shining everywhere dazzling to the sight, blazing all around like burning fire and sun, and immeasurable. (Bhagavad Gita Chapter XI – Verse 17)

Glorious, glorious, a mass of splendor and effulgence is the vision of God. It can be seen only by those who are favored with divine Grace. None else can behold it. Such visions are granted to very few, because who can survive it, except a chosen few?

Whose brain is strong enough to withstand the shock? Whose physique would not be shattered? But those who survive are lifted beyond all suffering and delusion. Arjuna withstood the shock and came out illumined. But he also could not stand it for long, as we shall see later on. But as it was, he had a wonderful realization. And so he declares in the next verse: From what I have seen it is clear that You are the Imperishable, the Supreme, the One to be known.