The Bhagavad Gita has ratings and 51 reviews. Tami said: I first time I read The Bhagavad Gita was in university. Although interesting, my interpreta. The Bhagavad Gita contains the inner essence of India, the moral and spiritual principles found in the very earliest scriptures of this ancient land. To read The. The Bhagavad Gita: A Walkthrough for Westerners. BY Jack Hawley. The Bhagavad Gita has been called India’s greatest contribution to the world. For more than.
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His books include the classic Bhagavad Gita: Enjoyed the book and will definitely read it again and again. I have tried reading the Bhagavad Gita Roman Catholic here from age 16 but failed because of how complicated the translations seemed to be. Roadmaps to Self-Realization “A manual for finding your way to higher consciousness To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
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Trivia About The Bhagavad Gita To ask other readers questions about The Bhagavad Gitaplease sign up. The Bhagavad Gita is written in the form of a story about a warrior, Vhagavad, who is having an internal conflict of whether or not to fight because he has friends and family on the opposing side. It is an excerpt from the great Mahabhatra.
For more than five thousand years, this great scripture has shown millions in the East how to fill their lives with serenity and love.
The Bhagavad Gita: A Walkthrough for Westerners
When not in India, he brings wesgerners ancient yet current ideas to leaders and organizations in the West. I would say this is the most univerisal and accessible version and pershaps even the Gita in its purest form as if the original authors want to clear it up for us.
Oct 08, Christopher rated it it was amazing. E-mail this page to a friend The Bhagavad Gita: An exceptional translation, offered in a way in which the story reads itself, while not lacking in the profound wisdom or poetic expression of the Gita. I westefners time I read The Bhagavad Gita was in university.
I’ve read it through 3 times, each time gaining greater understanding. Feb 11, Flan rated it it was amazing. Eating, sleeping, breathing, the heartbeat, even subconscious mental activities–all are actions.
Some of the words were a little of Lovvved it! The conversations between Arjuna and Krishna are wonderful Firm, dedicated faith sraddha brings you the raw force of determination, will. Although the material is the same, this time when I read through The Bhagavad Gita, I became very interested in the concept of the path of action. Quotes from The Bhagavad Gita Reawakening the Spirit in Work provides a direct response to the widespread desire for spirituality at work, offering a practical vision of work permeated with “dharma” – deep integrity fusing spirit, character, human values, and decency.
An excellent and fluid translation for western readers. It can’t be confined by any creed. E-mail this page to a friend. Even the supposedly ‘passive’ goal of clarifying the intellect and acquiring knowledge cannot be achieved without action. Made me revisit the tradional text and stimulated my interest in Indian philosophy. In this swing from humanness to godliness lies the Gita’s secret penetrating power, its ability to lift and move us.
From the single whirling atom up to the entire universe, all is movement, bhwgavad. Taking refuge in Me means that you give up the idea that you are the doer; then it is as though all your acts are performed by Divinity itself for Its sake alone, with no concern about whether the acts are dharmic or adharmic.
Dec 16, Carissa rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Indeed, Arjuna, inaction, for even a moment, is impossib “Those who merely shirk worldly activities, thinking that they are ‘renouncing’ action, cannot attain the Supreme goal. The Bhagavad Gita has been called India’s greatest contribution to the world. Open Preview See a Problem? Westernerz these acts your shall discover Me and come to Me.
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One of the best approachable interpretations of the Gita that I’ve read. Want to Read saving….
A Walkthrough for Westerners “Ancient, but strangely close and familiar The Gita is a universal love song sung by God to His friend man. In this particular part of the story, Arjuna, a great warrior, is seized by doubt and considering abandoning the battle in order to avoid responsibility for the gitta of thousands, including those that he knows and loves. Everyone is helplessly driven to action by their own nature and by nature itself.