The anniversary of the day
on which Lord Krsna spoke the Bhagavad-gita
The following verses from the Bhagavad-gita (10.8-11) are known as the "nutshell" verses of the Gita, because they contain the essence of Lord Krsna's teachings in that great transcendental work.
aham sarvasya prabhavo
mattah sarvam pravartate
iti matva bhajante mam
I am the source of all spiritual and material worlds. Everything emanates from Me. The wise who perfectly know this engage in My devotional service and worship Me with all their hearts.
kathayantas ca mam nityam
tusyanti ca ramanti ca
The thoughts of my pure devotees dwell in Me, their lives are fully devoted to My service, and they derive great satisfaction and bliss from always enlightening one another and conversing about Me.
dadami buddhi-yogam tam
yena mam upayanti te
To those who are constantly devoted to serving Me with love, I give the understanding by which they can come to Me.
aham ajnana-jam tamah
To show them special mercy, I, dwelling in their hearts, destroy with the shining lamp of knowledge the darkness born of ignorance.