Dhritarashtra’s minister, who was present during the battle between the Pandavas and Kauravas and overheard the entire dialogue between Arjuna and Krishna. He later reports this conversation to the king, and his conversation with Dhritarashtra forms a frame story around the Bhagavad Gita’s eighteen discourses. At the end of the Gita, Sanjaya proclaims an ecstatic wonder at Krishna’s revelations and suggests that Arjuna is destined to win the war over Hastinapura.
Sanjaya Quotes in The Bhagavad Gita
The The Bhagavad Gita quotes below are all either spoken by Sanjaya or refer to Sanjaya . For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Penguin edition of The Bhagavad Gita published in 2008.).
Discourse 1 Quotes
The great cry
tore the hearts
of the Sons
made the sky
and the earth
Sanjaya Character Timeline in The Bhagavad Gita
The timeline below shows where the character Sanjaya appears in The Bhagavad Gita. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.