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1. Who narrated the knowledge of Gita, to whom and when, and who wrote it? Please tell in detail

Kaal God (who is also known by the name “Brahm” in Vedas and Gita) by entering into the body of Shri Krishna ji narrated the knowledge of Shrimadbhagavat Gita to Arjun. When Kauravs and Pandavs claiming their respective authority over the property, that is, the kingdom of Delhi, had become ready for the battle, and both the armies were standing face-to- face in the field of Kurukshetra, Arjun saw that Bheeshm Pitamah, Guru Dronacharya, Kaurav’s children, their relatives, son-in- laws, brother-in- laws, father-in- laws etc were standing in the army ahead willing to fight and die. Kauravs and Pandavs were paternal counsins. Righteousness arose in Arjun, and he pondered that for a kingdom, we will kill our cousins, nephews, son-in- laws, brother-in- laws, Bheeshm Pitamah and gurus. We do not even know for how long we will live in this world? Therefore, instead of enjoying a kingdom obtained in this way, we would rather sustain ourselves on alms, but we will not fight. Thinking this, Arjun kept his bow and arrow down and sat down at the rear end of the chariot. Seeing such a state of Arjun, Shri Krishna said, “See, which warrior you have to fight with in the front.” Arjun replied, “Oh Krishna! I will not fight at any cost.” He also informed Shri Krishna about his motive and the thoughts arising in his mind. At that very moment, Kaal God entered into Shri Krishna ji just as a ghost enters into another person’s body and speaks. In this way, entering into Shri Krishna’s body, Kaal narrated the knowledge of Shrimad Bhagavad Gita to inspire Arjun to fight and with the aim that in Kalyug there will not be people who would know about the Vedas, therefore, he narrated the brief description and summary of the four Vedas in the form of “Knowledge of Gita” in 18 chapters and 700 Verses. Shri Krishna did not even know what he had said in the knowledge of Gita.

{Those of Brahmakumari sect call this very Kaal Brahm as Nirakar Shiv Baba. They also say that Shiv Baba had delivered the knowledge of Gita by entering into the body of an old man. This Shiv Baba is the revered deity of the Brahmakumaris.}

A few years later, Sage Vedvyas wrote this nectar-knowledge in Sanskrit language in Devanagri script. Later, the translators based on their own intellect translated this holy book into Hindi and other languages that are now being published by Gita Press Gorakhpur (U.P.).

Question: - Till today (2012), we have heard that Shri Krishna ji had spoken the knowledge of Gita ji. You told that Kaal narrated the knowledge of Gita entering into Shri Krishna ji’s body, and Shri Krishna did not even know what knowledge he had narrated! This seems to be untrue. Give some evidence.

Answer: - Let me give you umpteen evidence from which it will be self- evident that “Kaal” uttered the knowledge of holy book Gita.

First of all, I will prove from Gita itself.

Evidence 1: - In Gita Chapter 10 when the giver of the knowledge of Gita showed his Viraat form, seeing it Arjun started trembling and became frightened. It is also essential to tell here that Shri Krishna was brother-in- law of Arjun because Krishna’s sister Subhadra was married to Arjun.

When the Giver of the knowledge of Gita showed his fierce Viraat form which had thousand arms, Arjun asked, ‘Oh Lord! Who are you?’ (Gita Chapter 11 Verse 31)

‘Oh (Sahasrabahu) One with thousand arms, you may appear in your (Chaturbhuj) four-armed form {because Arjun used to consider Krishna to be the incarnation of Vishnu, but at that time Kaal appearing outside Shri Krishna’s body had shown his boundless Viraat form}. I am frightened. I am unable to tolerate this appearance of yours.’ (Gita Chapter 11 Verse 46).

Readers, please ponder: - Will we ask our brother-in- law that – ‘Oh gentleman! Tell me, who are you?’ No. Once, a ghost started speaking in a person. His brother sitting next to him asked, “Who are you?” He got the answer that – “I am your maternal uncle. I had died in an accident.” Do we not know our brother? Similarly, Kaal was speaking from inside Shri Krishna.

Evidence no. 2: - In Gita Chapter 11 Verse 21 Arjun said that you are eating hosts of gods who are fearfully praying to you with folded hands. Hosts of great sages and siddhs are making auspicious prayers to you for the safety of their lives. In Gita Chapter 11 Verse 32, the Giver of the knowledge of Gita has said that - Oh Arjun! I am enlarged Kaal. I have now appeared, that is, I have now entered into Shri Krishna’s body. I will destroy everyone. The entire army of the opposition will be destroyed even if you do not fight.

This proves that Kaal has uttered the knowledge of Gita by entering into the body of Shri Krishna ji. Never before had Shri Krishna ji said that he is Kaal. Nobody used to get scared on seeing Shri Krishna ji. Cowherds, cowgirls, cowherds’ children, animals-birds everybody used to feel delighted on seeing him. So, “Was Shri Krishna ji Kaal?” No. Therefore, the Giver of the knowledge of Gita is “Kaal” who gave the knowledge of Holy Book Gita by entering into the body of Shri Krishna ji.

Evidence no. 3: - In Gita Chapter 11 Verse 47, the Giver of the knowledge of Gita said that - Oh Arjun! Being pleased with you, I have opened your divine vision and showed you this Viraat form of mine. Nobody before you has seen this Viraat form of mine.

Point to ponder: - Dear Readers! There is an episode in Mahabharat text that when Shri Krishna ji was present in the assembly of Kauravs, he said to them that you may both (Kauravs and Pandavs) divide your property (kingdom) between yourselves by mutual discussion. It does not befit you to fight. The Pandavs said, “Give us five (5) villages. We will sustain ourselves with them.” Duryodhan did not even accept this demand and said that there is not even land equivalent to a needle’s tip for Pandavs. They can take it by fighting. God Shri Krishna became very annoyed with this and said to Duryodhan that – ‘You have taken birth for the destruction of earth. You will settle only after destroying the entire clan. Gentleman! Where half of the kingdom and where five villages! Have some shame.’

Hearing this much from Shri Krishna ji’s mouth, King Duryodhan became furious and said to his brothers and ministers present in the assembly that – ‘Arrest this Krishna Yadav.’ At that very moment, Shri Krishna ji showed Viraat form. All the members present in the assembly frightened on seeing that Viraat form hid under the chairs. Some keeping their hands on their eyes fell to the floor. Shri Krishna ji left the assembly and ended his Viraat form.

Now let us reflect on that statement which the Speaker of the knowledge of Gita had given in Gita Chapter 11 Verse 47 that - Arjun! Nobody had seen this Viraat form of mine before you. If Shri Krishna had been uttering the knowledge of Gita, he would have never said that nobody had seen my Viraat form before you because the Kauravs and the other members of the assembly had seen Shri Krishna ji’s Viraat form before.

This proves that Shri Krishna did not utter the knowledge of Shrimadbhagavat Gita. Kaal (Kshar Purush) had narrated it by entering like a ghost into Shri Krishna’s body. This is the third evidence.

Evidence no. 4: - There is evidence in Shri Vishnu Puran (published from Gita Press Gorakhpur) on page 168 that once there was a battle between the gods and the demons. The gods got defeated and hit on the shore of the ocean. Then they started meditating and praying to God. It is a rule of Kaal, that is, Kaal has pledged that – “I will never appear before anyone in my actual Kaal form. I will remain hidden by my Yog Maya.” (Evidence Gita Chapter 7 Verse 24-25.) Therefore, this Kaal (Kshar Purush) appears before someone in the form of Vishnu ji, someone in the form of Shankar ji and appears before someone in the form of Brahma ji.

He appeared before the gods in Shri Vishnu ji’s form and said, “I have known your problem. You may prepare King Puranjay for the battle. I, by entering into the body of that great King, will destroy the demons.” The same happened. (For more knowledge, you can read Vishnu Puran.)

Evidence no. 5: - There is evidence in Shri Vishnu Puran on Page 173 that once a battle broke between Nagvanshis and Gandharvs. The Gandharvs plundered all the precious diamonds, rubies and the treasures of the Nagas. They even captured their kingdom. The Nagas prayed to God. That same “Kaal” God acquired Vishnu form and appeared before them. He said that you may prepare King Purukuts to fight with the Gandharvs. I will enter into the body of King Purukuts and destroy the wicked Gandharvs. And this is what happened.

It has become clear (proven) from both the tales of Vishnu Puran mentioned above that this Kaal God (Kshar Purush) works in this way by remaining invisible (hidden). In the same way, he has uttered the knowledge of Gita by entering into the body of Shri Krishna ji.

Evidence 6: - In the book Mahabharat [published from Gita Press Gorakhpur (U.P.)], Part 2, Page 800-801, it is written that on completion of the battle of Mahabharat, after the coronation ceremony of King Yudhishthir, Shri Krishna ji prepared return to Dwarika. At that time, Arjun said to Shri Krishna, “You may narrate that knowledge of Gita again. I have forgotten that knowledge.” Shri Krishna ji said, “Oh Arjun! You are very dim-witted and very devotionless. Why did you forget that precious knowledge? Now I cannot deliver that knowledge because at that time I had narrated the knowledge of Gita by becoming Yogyukt (connected to Yog).”

Please think: - If he could become yogyukt (connected to Yog) at the time of battle, then what could be the problem in getting connected to Yog in a peaceful environment? In reality, Kaal had uttered this knowledge by entering into Shri Krishna.

Shri Krishna ji himself did not remember the knowledge of Gita. Had he been the speaker, then as a speaker he should have remembered the entire knowledge. A listener can only remember 40 percent of the knowledge the first time. This proves that Kaal (Kshar Purush) had uttered the knowledge of Gita by entering into Shri Krishna ji.

It has become clear from the abovementioned evidence that Shri Krishna did not utter the knowledge of Gita. He did not even know what was said. Kaal Purush (Kshar Purush) by entering into Shri Krishna ji’s body had said it.

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