The Bhagavad Gita



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The royal family that the Pandavas and Kauravas all belong to (also often known as the Kuru family).

Bharata Quotes in The Bhagavad Gita

The The Bhagavad Gita quotes below are all either spoken by Bharata or refer to Bharata. For each quote, you can also see the other terms and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one:
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). 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 dharma of caste,
and the eternal dharma
of family,
are uprooted
by these wrongful acts
of family-destroyers,
since they create
a blending of caste.

Related Characters: Arjuna (speaker), Krishna
Page Number: 14
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Bharata Term Timeline in The Bhagavad Gita

The timeline below shows where the term Bharata appears in The Bhagavad Gita. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Discourse 1
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...sake and followed the command of Bhishma, who was great-uncle to both sides of the Bharata family. The Kauravas’ forces seemed “unbounded” compared to the Pandava army, which was led by... (full context)
Discourse 11
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Arjuna saw all of the Bharatas, the Pandavas and Kauravas alike, enter Krishna’s mouth and get crushed between his teeth, like... (full context)