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Bhagavad Gita - The hundredfold and thousandfold forms of ParaBrahma



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The Bhagavad Gita [translated by W J Johnson]

Arjuna said:

From you… I have heard in full detail about …. Your indissoluble greatness
In this way Lord in the highest degree, you have described yourself; I desire to see your supreme form, greatest of persons
Lord, if you think I am capable of seeing it, then show me your indissoluble self

The Lord said:

Partha see my hundredfold and thousandfold forms – diverse, divine, variegated and manifold
Now see … here in my body the entire universe of moving and unmoving things and whatever else you desire to behold
But you will not be able to see me with your natural eyes, so I give you a divine eye – behold my power!

Arjuna said:

If the light of a thousand suns should all at once rise into the sky, that might approach the brilliance of that great self.
The son of pandu saw the entire universe in its multiplicity gathered there as one in the body of the god of gods

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Bhagavad Gita

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