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Bhagvad Gita describes the effect of anger on a person's downfall in a particular verse. The verse is as following - क्रोधाद् ‍ भवति सम्मोहः सम्मोहात्स्मृतिविभ्रमः । स्मृतिभ्रंशाद् बुद्धिनाशो बुद्धिनाशात्प्रणश्यति ॥ 2.63 ॥ Bg 2.63   — From anger, complete delusion arises, and from delusion bewilderment of memory. When memory is bewildered, intelligence is destroyed, and when intelligence is lost one falls down again into the material pool. The verse has four parts and we will try to understand each part separately. 1.      FROM ANGER COMPLETE DELUSION ARISES. (क्रोधाद् ‍ भवति सम्मोहः) Anger is directionless: In the last verse  it was said that by trying to satisfy oneself by sense gratification, one actually increases the intensity of lust. Moreover the senses do not have the capacity to enjoy endlessly. Over a period of time the fire of lust keeps increasing in vigor and transforms into fire of anger. It is to be understood that this anger i


Shri Krishna says multiple times in Bhagvad Gita directly and sometimes indirectly that "I AM THE SOURCE OF ALL". In no other scripture has anybody claimed this. There are a few selected verses for readers to read and make their own judgment on the subject.     भोक्तारं यज्ञतपसां सर्वलोकमहेश्वरम् ‌ । सुहृदं सर्वभूतानां ज्ञात्वा मां शान्तिमृच्छति ॥ Bg 5.29   —  A person in full consciousness of Me, knowing Me to be the ultimate beneficiary of all sacrifices and austerities, the Supreme Lord of all planets and demigods, and the benefactor and well-wisher of all living entities, attains peace from the pangs of material miseries. योगिनामपि सर्वेषां मद्गतेनान्तरात्मना । श्रद्धावान्भजते यो मां स मे युक्ततमो मतः ॥ Bg 6.47   —  And of all yogīs, the one with great faith who always abides in Me, thinks of Me within himself and renders transcendental loving service to Me – he is the most intimately united with Me in yoga and is the highest of all.