Bhagavad-gita : Or the Lords Song (The Temple Classics)

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Hawley: You read that teaching about the self. Even if the historicity of the whole thing is proved to be absolutely false today." 23. In disillusionment of Christianity, he wanted to carry his new religion to the end of the earth. I know them all but they are unknown to you. Today, Bhagavad Gita has crossed boundaries of cast, creed, religion and nationality and has found place as an icon of human spiritual wisdom. As applied to ourselves, the poem is of greater interest and importance: it opens with the battle inevitable between the higher and lower natures of man, and then, from this viewpoint, Krishna - who is the Higher Self, ― in order to encourage Arjuna, becomes his instructor in philosophy and right ethics, so that he may be fit to fight and conquer. army of the Pandus drawn up in battle array, went to his preceptor and spoke these words: "Behold!

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Bhagavad-gita (Bhavan's book university)

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Understood this way the Bhagavad-Gita is a stupendous allegory about the pilgrim soul in its quest for self knowledge and self-realization. At that point it was clear that war was inevitable. Those who worship other gods with faith and devotion also worship me, Arjuna, even if they do not observe the usual forms. Krishna begins chapter sixteen with a verse that talks about “steadfastness in the yoga of knowledge”.

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Divine Dialogue: Bhagavad-Gita in English Poetry

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All these brakes are complementary, they do not cause confusion, they help progress, each in its own way. With the culmination of the dark age (1) it was, however, natural that the last vestige of sacrifice should disappear. But we take the different chapters as they stand, and in their obvious meaning. “The man of meditation is superior to the man of action,” says Chapter I., 46, “therefore, Arjuna, become a man of meditation.” How the man of meditation is to proceed is told in Chapter VI., 10-14. “Let him who has attained to meditation always strive to reduce his heart to rest in the Supreme, dwelling in a secret place alone, with body and mind under control, devoid of expectation as well as of acceptance.

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Bhagavad Gita: The Songs of the Master

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Your explanation of this precious text reaches my heart and teaches me in a way that I trust and understand.’ Sally Webb, Teacher ‘What I liked most about the book were your commentaries. The senses make good servants but bad masters, and therefore the senses must be controlled by a mind governed by intelligence. All that counts is doing one's own dharma, not someone else's. "The work God gives him." There are many of them but the Hare Krishna movement is mainly based upon two: Bhagavad-Gita, which was spoken by Krishna and deals with the science of the soul and spiritual life, and Srimad Bhagavatam, which is about Krishna and His devotees, and describes creation, Krishna"s many pastimes and incarnations. ...

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Bhagavad Gita: The Song of God

Swami Prabhavananda

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Those who look for success, worship the Powers; and in this world their actions bear immediate fruit. This was one of the major reasons, I think, why karmayoga ceased to be very popular; but it may also have been another reason why it was popular with Mahâtma Gandhi, who was guilty about sexual desire and eventually determined to practice celibacy in his own marriage. How can one choose what actions to take without some form of attachment, which is what one is supposed to renounce?

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Mysticism in Bhagavad Gita

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This best beloved of Indian epics was sung by nameless bards for ages before being written down by Valmiki in the third century B. We have scanned Prabhupada's original Bhagavad-gita As It Is and the PDF file including the original text, and color plates is now ready for free download. God manifest in human form) is the foremost of all sacred scriptures of Hinduism. One must have knowledge of the universe and the purpose of life, serve God devotedly, take action against unrighteousness, and meditate.

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Tilak and Sankara on Bhagavad-gita

G.V. Saroja

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Name one good that has come out of the Gita, besides offering a lullaby to the world-weary. How do you attain this Jnanam or knowledge? But voluminous in nature… wisdom contained in Vedas was incomprehensible to the masses. It is not his duty to see myopically, to simply see the boundaries of life and death, but rather to live beyond results and in the larger cycle of samsara, or the karmic circle. However, India is the way India is in large part to its prevailing religious belief.

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The Bhagavad Gita: A Selection

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The nature and conduct of absolute Cupid, the God of love. These two asuras took advantage of the sleep of the god to approach Brahm�, who was also resting, and were on the point of putting him to death but Vishṇu awoke and frustrated them in their plot by immediately slaying the asuras. Because of these combined reciprocal influences, employees are at the same time both products and producers of their personality, their behaviours, and their respective environments.

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Ethics of the Bhagavad Gita

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G. 2) Yudhishṭhira The eldest son of Kunt� and the god of justice, Dharma. That dharma which relates to societal well-being should be held higher than man's duty to a few and therefore should not be sacrificed for the latter. The four castes, the brâhmana, the ksatriya, the vaishya and the sûdra are like the four limbs of the human body. So he is forced by nature's law―which is his own―to be born just where he must have the experience that is needed.

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The Bhagavad-Gîtâ, or the Lord's Song

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Following the teachings contained in sacred Bhagavad Gita of Hinduism ceremoniously I finally realized God in 1993 at 37 years of age! Jesus said you are to be born from above, that means, above the seventh cross. We have no right or the capacity to question or enquire into the actions of the Lord ... From the beginning of scared texts, people have formed their lives around its teachings. It is in the middle of the country and now it is a polluted city…too much smoke and it is not good to live in Santiago.

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