The chosen teacher-preceptor takes it upon himself
to effect the gradual elevation of the pupil to ever more refined spiritual states
and his release from all sins if, instead of worrying about his position on the path of action,
the pupil single-mindedly seeks refuge in his mentor,
and looks up to no one else but his accomplished teacher-preceptor.
All sages have said the same.
When a holy writing is rendered, it may appear that it is for all,
but it is truly “secret teaching”- secret undoubtedly
because it is permitted only to those who are spiritually equipped
to study and profit by it.
Arjun is such a deserving pupil
and so it is that Sri Krishn instructs him so earnestly