"To be frank, I do not know anyone of the Presidential Board members with voting right, who has today a different opinion. So, it is rather unlikely that someone of us would support Kirsan in the next elections."Unfortunately, today the problem is not only the U. sanctions against Kirsan, but also his rather severe offense of misleading the Russian media and authorities concerning the facts which occurred during the Presidential Board meeting on the 26th of March." FOCUS OF LEARNING: PURPORT 1.1 (a) Bhagavad-gita is the perfect theistic science - because the Supreme Personality of Godhead personally spoke it (b) How to study Bhagavad-gita - (Srila Prabhupada quotes this based on Gita-mahatmaya): • Scrutinizingly • With the help of devotees of Sri Krishna • Without personally motivated interpretations • In the line of disciplic succession (c) Example of clear understanding of Bhagavad-gita - It is given in the Gita itself, in the way the teaching is understood by Arjuna, who heard the Gita directly from the Lord (d) Benefits of such study - one surpasses all studies of Vedic wisdom and all scriptures of the world (e) Specific standard of Bhagavad-gita - It contains all that is contained in other scriptures, but also that which is not to be found elsewhere (f) Dhrtarashtra inquiry reveals Dhrtarashtra's doubtful and fearful mind (Shown by 2 points) 1.Partial to his own sons - Dhrtarashtra refers to only his sons as 'Kurus' which shows his specific position in relation to his nephews, the Pandavas 2.
This opinion had already been expressed by several Presidential Board members during the General Assembly in Baku 2016—except myself—I remember clearly Israel Gelfer and Jorge Vega.Uses the specific words ' Dharma-kshetra' and 'Kuru-kshetra' -Their importance is as follows: • Kuru-kshetra is a sacred place of pilgrimage from immemorial time of the Vedic age • Kuru-kshetra is a holy place and a place of worship even for heavenly denizens • The Supreme Personality of Godhead is personally present on the Pandavas side • Pandayas are yirtuous - therefore the holy place may influence them • Dhrtarashtra is fearful about the holy influences on the fate of the battle because: o It may influence his own sons to compromise, or o He hoped that under the holy influence, the Pandavas may renounce their claim, to avoid bloodshed • Analogy: Paddy field (Kshetra) - unnecessary weeds taken out, similarly in religious 'field' of Kuru-kshetra in the presence of the 'father of religion' Sri Krishna, unwanted plants like Dhrtarashtra and his son Duryodhana and others would be wiped out V Page 2 of 14 Bhagavad-gita Notes Chapter 1 Texts 1.2 — 1.11 COMMON THEME: Duryodhana's actions are described - They reveal his diplomacy and inner fear by the following indications: 1.Duryodhana although mentioned as king, goes to the commander on account of seriousness of situation - quite fit to be a politician (1.2) 2.Right after the meeting, FIDE's deputy president Georgios Makropoulos also made a statement to "It is clear that we have serious problems because of the sanctions. I am 100 percent confident that the situation will be resolved." The meeting in Athens took place after Ilyumzhinov had announced his resignation as FIDE president two weeks earlier in another meeting, also in Athens.