Overview Of Bhagavad Gita Ch 11-12

Overview Of Bhagavad Gita Ch 11-12(download mp3)
by Rohini Priya Prabhu at ISKCON Chowpatty

Bg 11.12
divi surya-sahasrasya
bhaved yugapad utthita
yadi bhah sadrsi sa syad
bhasas tasya mahatmanah

If hundreds of thousands of suns were to rise at once into the sky, their radiance might resemble the effulgence of the Supreme Person in that universal form.

What Arjuna saw was indescribable, yet Sañjaya is trying to give a mental picture of that great revelation to Dhrtarastra. Neither Sañjaya nor Dhrtarastra was present, but Sañjaya, by the grace of Vyasa, could see whatever happened. Thus he now compares the situation, as far as it can be understood, to an imaginable phenomenon (i.e., thousands of suns).