ज्ञानं तेऽहं सविज्ञानमिदं वक्ष्याम्यशेषतः |
यज्ज्ञात्वा नेह भूयोऽन्यज्ज्ञातव्यमवशिष्यते ||७-२||


jñānaṃ te.ahaṃ savijñānamidaṃ vakṣyāmyaśeṣataḥ .
yajjñātvā neha bhūyo.anyajjñātavyamavaśiṣyate ||7-2||



7.2. I Shall teach you this knowledge in full together with action; for a person who has known this there remains in this world nothing else to be known.

Shri Purohit Swami

7.2 I will reveal to this knowledge unto thee, and how it may be realised; which, once accomplished, there remains nothing else worth having in this life.

Sri Abhinav Gupta

7.1-2 Mayi etc. Jnanam etc. The words jnana and vijnana mean [respectively] ‘knowledge’ and ‘action’. There remains nothing apart from these [two]. For, all the knowables are rooted in the knowledge and action.

Sri Ramanuja

7.2 I will declare to you in full this knowledge having Me for its object, along with Vijnana or distinguishing knowledge. Vijnana is that knowledge of God in which His nature is distinguished form all things. I am distinguished from all things, animate and inanimate, as the only Being opposed to all that is evil and endowed with infinitely great manifestation of countless multiples of attributes of all kinds which are auspicious, unsurpassed and without limit. I will declare to you that knowledge which has My essence as its object. Why say much? I shall declare to you that knowledge knowing which nothing else remains to be known again in relation to Myself.

Sri Krsna declares that this knowledge, which will now be taught, is difficult to attain:

Sri Shankaracharya

7.2 Aham, I; vaksyami, shall tell; te, you; asesatah, in detail, fully; of that (Knowledge) about Myself, which is idam, this; jnanam, Knowlege; which is savijnanam, combined with realization, associated with personal enlightenment; yat jnatva, after experiencing which Knowledge; avasisyate, there remains; na anyat, nothing else, anything that can be a means to human ends; jnatavyam, to be known; bhuyah, again; iha, here. (In this way) the Lord praises that Knowledge which is intended to be spoken, in order ot draw the attention of the hearer. Thus, ‘he who knows Me in reality becomes omniscient.’ This is the idea. Therefore Knowledge is difficult to attain because of its superexcellent result. How so? This is being answered:

Swami Adidevananda

7.2 I will declare to you in full, this knowledge (of God) along with the knowledge which makes it distinguished (Vijnana), knowing which nothing else remains to be known.

Swami Gambirananda

7.2 I shall tell you in detail of this Knowledge which is combined with realization, [From the statement, ‘jnasyasi, you will know’, in the earlier verse, one may conclude that the Lord is speaking of indirect or theoretical knowledge. The word ‘idam, this’ rules out such a conclusion; and it has also been said that this Knowledge is ‘savijnanam, combined with direct experienece, realization’; it is Consciousness.] after experience which there remains nothing else here to be known again.

Swami Sivananda

7.2 I shall declare to thee in full this knowledge combined with realisation, after knowing which nothing more here remains to be known.


Swami Sivananda

7.2 ज्ञानम् indirect knowledge of Sastras? ते to thee? अहम् I? सविज्ञानम् combined with realisation (direct knowledge of the Atman through experience)? इदम् this? वक्ष्यामि will declare? अशेषतः in full? यत् which? ज्ञात्वा having known? न not? इह here? भूयः more? अन्यत् anything else? ज्ञातव्यम् what ought to be known? अवशिष्यते remains.Commentary Jnanam is Paroksha Jnanam or indirect knowledge of Brahman obtained through the study of the Upanishads. Vijnanam is Visesha Jnanam? i.e.? Aparoksha Jnanam obtained through direct Selfrealisation (intuitional wisdom).In this verse the Lord praises knowledge in order to make Arjuna follow His instruction closely with rapt attention? faith and interest. The Lord says I shall teach thee in full. You will attain to omniscience or perfect knowledge of the Self? after knowing which nothing more remains to be known here. If anyone attains the knowledge of the Self? he will know everything. That is the reason why Saunaka? the great householder? approacehd Angirasa respectfully and asked What is that? O Lord? which being known all this becomes known (Cf.XIII.11)