(1) arjuna­viṣāda­yogaḥ

As Arjuna surveys the field and sees his kinsmen on both sides of the battlefield, he loses the will to fight and collapses.

This book contains the first chapter of the Gita at four levels of difficulty, so you can choose the level that's right for you. For details, see the series page.

(Verse 1.10 can be interpreted in multiple ways. We have used the conventional interpretation here.)

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Table of contents

  1. 1.1 (dhṛtarāṣṭraḥ)
  2. 1.2 (saṃjayaḥ)
  3. 1.3 (drupada­putraḥ)
  4. 1.4 – 1.6 (senā pāṇḍu­putrāṇām)
  5. 1.7 – 1.9 (senā duryodhanasya)
  6. 1.10 – 1.11 (bhīṣmaṃ rakṣantu!)
  7. 1.12 – 1.19 (śaṅkhāḥ)
  8. 1.20 – 1.27 (arjunaḥ kurūn paśyati)
  9. 1.28 – 1.31 (arjuno na sukhī)
  10. 1.32 – 1.37 (arjuno na mārayitum icchati)
  11. 1.38 – 1.44 (kulasya kṣayaḥ)
  12. 1.44 – 1.47 (arjuno na yotsyate)