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Bhagavad Gita Chapter XI – Verse 35 – 36 – 37

Having heard these words of Keshava (Krishna), (Arjuna) the diadem-wearer, with folded hands, trembling and prostrating himself, again spoke to Krishna in a choked voice, bowing down, overwhelmed with fear. (Bhagavad Gita Chapter XI – Verse 35)

There was still a possibility of preventing the battle. Had the king consented to make certain concessions, the other party could have been satisfied. And Sanjaya hoped that on learning that his sons, among others, would be killed, the king might despair of success and that he might bring about peace. But even this the king did not listen to, owing to mighty Des tiny. And the fight was continued.

Arjuna, quite overcome by the words of Sri Krishna, hardly able to speak, trembling and overwhelmed with fear, begins with folded hands his adoration of the Lord in the Universal Form.

It is meet, O Bhagavan of the senses (Krishna), that the world is delighted and rejoices in Your glory, that rakshasas fly in fear to all quarters and all the hosts of siddhas bow down to You in adoration. (Bhagavad Gita Chapter XI – Verse 36)

O Bhagavan, You are the Self of all and the Friend of all beings. You are the most beloved and it is right that the world should rejoice at the sight of Your glory and that all great souls should bow down to You in adoration.

Why should they not bow down to You, O mighty Being, greater than all, the primal cause even of Brahma, O infinite One, O Bhagavan of the gods, O Abode of the universe; for You are the Imperishable, (You are) existence and non-existence and all that is beyond. (Bhagavad Gita Chapter XI – Verse 37)

Indeed it is but fit that all should bow down to God, the mahatma, the Great Soul of the universe, greater than even the origin of the creator Brahma. Brahma himself is but an instrument in God’s hand. He carries out God’s plan; he makes perceptible that which in the divine Mind is supersensuous. The eternal world-scheme is carried out by one Brahma after the other. But God is infinite, imperishable, beyond the universe, manifest or unmanifest, beyond sat and asat, because these are only His upadhis, His forms, His mediums of expression. You are beyond all that the human mind can conceive, transcending existence and non-existence and whatever else there might be. Thus declare all the Vedas. Well may we rejoice and delight in praising You!