Bhagvad Gita - Lesson 34 - Suggested Answers

Q1) What is the difference between God and Jivas ?

A living entity, however great he may be in the material estimation, can never equal to the Supreme Lord.A living entity forgets everything due to his change of body, but the Lord remembers because He does not change His sac-cid-ananda body. He is advaita, which means there is no distinction between His body and Himself. Everything in relation to Him is spirit—whereas the conditioned soul is different from his material body. And, because the Lord's body and self are identical, His position is always different from the ordinary living entity, even when He descends to the material platform

Q2) What does Brahmaji tell about Krishna in the Brahma Samhita?

Brahmaji states about Lord Krishna in Brahma-Samhita(5.33)"I worship the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Govinda [Krsna], who is the original person—absolute, infallible, without beginning, although expanded into unlimited forms, still the same original, the oldest, and the person always appearing as a fresh youth. Such eternal, blissful, all-knowing forms of the Lord are usually understood by the best Vedic scholars, but they are always manifest to pure, unalloyed devotees.

Q3) What is the original form of God or Krishna ?

Lord Shri Krsna is the supreme personality of Godhead.He appears in this material world in His original eternal form, with two hands, holding a flute, wearing a peacock feather and beautiful garland of flowers. He appears exactly in His eternal body, uncontaminated by this material world

Q4) When and Why does Krishna take incarnation?

Whenever and wherever there is a predominance of irreligiosity and a disappearance of true religion the creator and administrator of the world Lord Krishna, intervenes by descending and re-establishing dharma

Q5) What is special about Bhagavad Gita and its students?

Bhagavad Gita is the perfect theistic science.Its knowledge is the highest and complete. Bhagavad-gita is such an important scripture that it can help its students to get out of the cycle of birth and death. Anyone who recites Bhagavad-gita with devotion will go to the spiritual world at the time of death. It explains the truth of life, the meaning of life, the values of life, the purpose of life and the way how to live life. It is the Greatest Book for mankind.And Arjuna was highly advanced student of Lord Krishna compared to ordinary persons in other parts of the world