Where does in Bhagavad Gita, Lord Krishna say that:

"Who worship demigods will get material desires, but to get moksha one must worship me only."


"Who worship demigods will get material desires"

Refers to following verses,

BG 4.12 - Acting desirous of success, those who worship the demigods (deva/raksha/preta/pitru) here in this human world, the success happens quickly from those actions
BG 7.22 - Filled with that faith, that person engages in worshiping that form, and gets those very desired results as they are dispensed by Me alone.

Following concept can be found in many verses:

"to get moksha one must worship me only."

Prominent verses are:

BG 4.10 - Many who were devoid of attachment, fear and anger, who were absorbed in Me, who had taken refuge in Me, and were purified by the austerity of Knowledge, have attained My state. [Gambhirananda]
BG 9.25 - Those go to divine, who worship divine; Those go to ancestors@, who worship ancestor; Those go to ghosts, who worship ghosts; Those come to "Me", who worship "Me"
@-Sanskrit word is pitru, but it can also mean those with Raksha or demon quality; This verse co-relates to sattva, rajas, tamas of BG 17.4

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    Pitrus or demon-- What is that? Pitrus means the Manes not the demons.. is that ur inclusion or already there where u are quoting from? – Rickross Mar 3 '18 at 15:48
  • @Rickross, Though it's referred as Pitru-s in that original verse, we have to take 2 meanings of it. One is normal good ancestors and others as bad/overzealous ancestors, which also can be referred as demons. Usually demons or even Pitrus are the product of Rajas. Here, "or" doesn't imply synonyms. It can be treated as "Either or". You may refer to the BG 17.4, which directly correlates to BG 9.25. To avoid confusion, I have edited the answer. – iammilind Mar 3 '18 at 15:58
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    Is it ur translation or the translator also mentions in that way? – Rickross Mar 3 '18 at 16:16
  • @Rickross, mine. Btw, there is no single or universal translator in Gita. One may choose a translator (e.g. Gambhirananda) or directly translate based on Sanskrit & online sources. The observations I posted above are mine based on researching the literature. – iammilind Mar 3 '18 at 16:22
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    Ok yes there can be many.. i was asking about that translator translation of whom u are using for this answer.. – Rickross Mar 3 '18 at 16:24

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