September 14, 2017
kṣetrajñaṁ cā ’pi māṁ viddhi sarvakṣetreṣu bhārata
kṣetrakṣetrajñayor jñānaṁ yat taj jñānaṁ mataṁ mama (XIII-2)
tat kṣetraṁ yac ca yādṛk ca yadvikāri yataś ca yat
sa ca yo yatprabhāvaś ca tat samāsena me śṛṇu (XIII-3
ṛṣibhir bahudhā gītaṁ chandobhir vividhaiḥ pṛthak
brahmasūtrapadaiś cai ’va hetumadbhir viniścitaiḥ (XIII-4)
XIII/2. Do thou also know me as the knower of the field in all fields,
O Arjuna. Knowledge of both the field and the knower
of the field is considered by me to be true knowledge.
XIII/3. What the field is and of what nature, what its modifications
areand whence it is, and also who he is and what his powers
are– hear all that from me in brief.
XIII/4. Sages have sung in many ways, in various distinctive chants
and also in the suggestive words indicative of the absolute,
full of reasoning and decisive.