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  Bhagavad Gita
The term yoga covers a wide range of meanings, but in the context of the Bhagavad Gita it describes a unified outlook, serenity of mind, skill in action, and the ability to stay attuned to the glory of the Self (Atman), which is of the same essence as the basis of being (Brahman).
According to the Bhagavad Gita, the goal of life is to free the mind and intellect from their complexities and to focus them on the glory of the Self by dedicating one's actions to the divine.
The Bhagavad Gita is quickly becoming one of the most popular religious texts in translation with numerous readings and adaptations of its 700 verses in many languages having come out, especially with its exposure to the world outside of India.
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  Bhagavad Gita - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fundamentally, the Bhagavad Gita proposes that true enlightenment comes from growing beyond identification with the Ego, the little Self, and that one must identify with the Truth of the immortal Self, (the soul or Atman), the ultimate Divine Consciousness.
According to the Bhagavad Gita, the goal of life is to free the mind and intellect from their complexities, and to focus them on the glory of the Self, by dedicating one's actions to the divine.
The Bhagavad Gita is quickly becoming one of the most popular religious texts in translation, with numerous readings and adaptations of its 700 verses being published in many languages, especially with its exposure to the world outside India.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bhagavad_Gita   (2867 words)

 Comparative Religion - Possible difficulties in the philosophy of the Bhagavad Gita
The Bhagavad Gita (henceforth referred to as the Gita) was probably composed between the 7th and the 6th centuries BC and later incorporated into the great Hindu epic Mahabharata.
The view of grace in the Gita is a far cry from the meaning it acquired later in the prapatti devotional trend.
The theory of the Gita that, if actions are performed with an unattached mind, then their defects cannot touch the performer, distinctly implies that the goodness or badness of an action does not depend upon external effects of the action, but upon the inner motive of action.
www.comparativereligion.com /Gita.html   (2275 words)

 Bhagavad Gita -the Book of Life - Introduction
He had a copy of the Bhagavad Gita, and after he was told the problem or question he would open the book and point to a portion.
The Bhagavad Gita is a lifetime study, and it is extremely beneficial to read at least one chapter a day.
Sung by the monks of Atma Jyoti Ashram.
www.atmajyoti.org /gi_bhagavad_gita_intro.asp   (1180 words)

 Bhagavad Gita's Blog, Bhagavad Gita blogs on sulekha, Bhagavad Gita blog from india
To motivate him the Bhagavad Gita is preached in the battle field Kurukshetra by Lord Krishna to Arjuna as a counseling to do his duty while multitudes of men stood by waiting.
The Holy Gita is the essence of the Vedas, Upanishads.
The Bhagavad Gita is a message addressed to each and every human individual to help him or her to solve the vexing problem of overcoming the present and progressing towards a bright future.
bhagavad-gita.sulekha.com /blog/post/2004/05/mother-of-all-religions/comment/559491.htm   (694 words)

 Bhagavad Gita, The Multimedia Book in CD-ROM.
Bhagavad Gita was addressed by the Lord Sri Krishna to Arjuna, symbolising the entire human race as to the right action, proper direction, the value system and all the humanity cherishes for world peace and prosperity.
This is the relevance of Gita for today's world torn apart under the powerful divisive forces of lust, anger, greed, egoism, infatuation and jealousy at all levels from individual to nations.
Bhagavad Gita is the advice and prescription for achieving world peace and prosperity.
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 Bhagvad Gita krishna mahabharata gita arjuna geeta
The doctrine of Bhagavad Gita was thus dictated to Pandava King Arjuna in the battlefield.
Bhagavad Gita is one sacred text which cannot be understood by mere reading.
The sacred Bhagavad Gita is available in the market in India for as low as $.15 but the whole humanity desires to understand it from their prospective.
www.godrealized.com /bhagvadgita.html   (1694 words)

 I am God: Autobiographical Fragments from the Bhagavad Gita
The Bhagavad Gita is presented in the form of a dialogue between Krishna and his friend cum disciple Arjuna.
When the Gita itself says that God resides in the steadfast woman, who lets only one man live in her memory (smriti), much like the goddess Shri (Lakshmi), the prosperity of one who has her for a consort is assured.
Gita Darshan (Discourses on the Bhagavad Gita) (8 vols.) (3rd ed.): Pune, 2003.
www.exoticindiaart.com /article/bhagavadgita   (4197 words)

 Bhagavad Gita   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
It is a chapter of the immense Indian epic, the Mahabharata, the saga of the war between the Pandavas and the Kauravas.
The Gita is variously dated between the third century BC and the fourth century AD.
The reason for uncertainty is that the Gita is not always consistent and may be the work of several hands.
www.telugutoranam.com /gita/index.php3   (1655 words)

They are, in the words of the Gita (Sarvabhutahiteratah) ‘ever interested in the good of all beings’, and their actions and thoughts have always only one reference (Lokasangrahartham), ‘the welfare of mankind’.
The Srimad Bhagavad Gita is a dialogue between Lord Krishna and Arjuna (the Supreme Soul and the individual soul).
It is narrated in the Bhishma Parva of the Mahabharata.
www.hinduism.co.za /gita.htm   (15808 words)

 bhattathiri: Bhagavad Gita and Management
The answer to this fundamental question is found in the Bhagavad Gita, which repeatedly proclaims that "you must try to manage yourself." The reason is that unless a manager reaches a level of excellence and effectiveness, he or she will be merely a face in the crowd.
The Bhagavad Gita, written thousands of years ago, enlightens us on all managerial techniques leading us towards a harmonious and blissful state of affairs in place of the conflict, tensions, poor productivity, absence of motivation and so on, common in most of Indian enterprises today – and probably in enterprises in many other countries.
In fact, the Bhagavad Gita is full of advice on the theory of cause and effect, making the doer responsible for the consequences of his deeds.
bhattathiri.livejournal.com /3761.html   (6146 words)

 Bhagavad Gita
The Bhagavad Gita is part of the Mahabharata, the epic poem of India relating the struggles between the Kuru and Pandu dynasties descended from King Bharata.
The introductory section of the Bhagavad Gita, portraying Arjuna’s compassionate human feelings, is followed by the elaboration of a Hindu theology that includes a justification for warfare and slaughter, put forward by Lord Krishna (the incarnation of the universal Hindu God, Vishnu).
In the Bhagavad Gita, Krishna contends, first, that every class of person has a code of social-religious work incumbent upon it (a caste); and, second, a person's religious duty is to bring one's soul into unity with the Supreme Self (of which Krishna is a manifestation).
www.humanistictexts.org /bhagavad.htm   (3465 words)

 EAWC Essay: The Historical Context of the "Bhagavad Gita"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The Bhagavad Gita is perhaps the most famous, and definitely the most widely-read, ethical text of ancient India.
Even though The Bhagavad Gita (hereafter referred to as the Gita) is one of the three principal texts that define the essence of Hinduism, and since all over the world Hindus chant from the Gita during most of their religious ceremonies, strictly speaking the Gita is not one of the Hindu scriptures.
From the contents of the Gita, it is abundantly clear that both the principal teachings of the Upanishads and of early Buddhism were familiar to the writers of the Gita.
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 What Is the Bhagavad-gita?
The Bhagavad Gita is the divine conversation between a man named Arjuna and God himself in the human form, Lord Krishna.
It should be understood that it was circumstances that led to the Bhagavad Gita being spoken on the battle ground and the war was not the reason for it's revelation.
The Bhagavad Gita is the word of God, as it was spoken by God himself and not a self declared son of God or prophet.
krishna.krishna.org /Articles/2001/02/00258.html   (4379 words)

A mellifluous dialogue between a common man and the Cosmic Divine Being, Srimad Bhagavad Gita incorporated in the Mahabharata, an Indian epic poem, encapsulates the essence of all the ancient Vedas.
Written some 5000 years ago by sage Vyasa, Srimad Bhagavad Gita is considered a Revelation consisting of the quintessence of cosmic law in the eternal words of the Divine Being himself.
The most revered of Indian scriptures, Srimad Bhagavad Gita, continues to be the fountainhead of profound religious and social discourses in the modern age.
www.lifepositive.com /chinmayamission/gita/gita1.asp   (325 words)

 Bhagavad Gita
Bhagavad Gita is part of the epic the Mahabharata.
There is a concordance and agreement between the Bhagavad Gita and other religious texts like The Bible, The Quran and The Dhammapada.
If you have any questions, clarification on the Bhagavad Gita, comments on the site or suggestions for improvement of the site, do write to dnivnd@yahoo.com.
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 Bhagavad Gita - Hinduism - Sir Edwin Arnold - Microsoft Reader eBook
Bhagavad Gita is full of advice on the theory of cause and effect, making the doer responsible for the consequences of his deeds.
The Gita, while advising detachment from the avarice of selfish gains by discharging one's accepted duty, does not absolve anybody of the consequences arising from discharge of his responsibilities.
The Gita further advises to perform action with loving attention to the Divine which implies redirection of the empirical self away from its egocentric needs, desires, and passions for creating suitable conditions to perform actions in pursuit of excellence.
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 Manas: Religious texts of India, Bhagvad Gita
Krishna then delivers an oration, urging Arjuna to perform his duty, to be the warrior that he is, and it is these teachings that are encapsulated in the Bhagavad Gita, the Song of the Lord.
The Gita counsels us to retain our equanimity, and says unequivocally that the sthitha-prajna, or the being preserved in wisdom, is moved to neither excessive joy nor excessive sorrow.
The Gita lays out several paths to emancipation: for those inclined towards activity or service to humankind through works, there is karma yoga, just as those inclined towards devotion can practice bhakti yoga.
www.sscnet.ucla.edu /southasia/Religions/texts/gita.html   (684 words)

 Bhagavad Gita with Commentaries
The Bhagavad Gita is a great philosophical work that played the same role in the history of India, as the New Testament did in the history of countries of the European culture.
Both these books powerfully proclaim the principle of Love-Bhakti as the basis of spiritual self-development of man. The Bhagavad Gita also presents to us a complete notion about such fundamental problems of philosophy as what is man, what is God, what is the meaning of human life and the principles of human evolution.
Philosophical truths are expounded in the Bhagavad Gita in the form of a dialogue between Krishna and His friend Arjuna before a military combat.
bhagavadgita.swami-center.org   (722 words)

 Bhagavad Gita - ભગવદ્ ગીતા
Today, Bhagavad Gita has crossed boundaries of cast, creed, religion and nationality and has found place as an icon of human spiritual wisdom.
Though Gita's message was delivered centuries back, it is equally rejuvenating today, which itself is an ample justification for Gita's place among jewel crown of world's spiritual scriptures.
Saral Gita - Poetic rendering of Bhagavad Gita was written by Shri Yogeshwarji in 1953 and was first published in 1960.
www.swargarohan.org /Saral-Gita/Bhagavad-Gita.htm   (402 words)

 Amazon.com: Bhagavad Gita: A New Translation: Books: Stephen Mitchell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The Gita is a sacred work to Hindus and yogis and others, but to people who practice other religions and who have been raised in other traditions, the Gita, while a great poetic and spiritual work, has to take its place alongside the Bible, the Tao Te Ching, the Koran and other religious works.
Mitchell may also startle some uncritical readers of the Gita with his argument in a footnote on pages 200-202 that the last six chapters are not of the same quality as chapters 1-12.
It is also true that the Gita is repetitious to some extent (although that is not necessarily to its disadvantage as a didactic scripture), and even seemingly contradictory.
www.amazon.com /Bhagavad-Gita-Translation-Stephen-Mitchell/dp/0609810340   (3177 words)

 Spirituality - Bhavad Gita   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Gita on CD (7 CDs of sanskrit chants, 2 CDs containing english translations for the entire Bhagavad Gita, and 1 CD providing an introductory lecture on the Bhagavad Gita by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada).
"The Gita can be seen as the main literary support for the great religious civilization of India, the oldest surviving culture in the world.
The technical meaning is “a state of stability and peace and the means or practices which lead to that state." The Bhagavad Gita uses the word with both meanings.
www.tamilnation.org /sathyam/east/gita/gita.htm   (1961 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Bhagavad-gita: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Bhagavad Gita: As It Is, December 5, 2004
This version of the Gita, supposedly as it is, is the best version i have found, not just in terms of it's readability, but it's ease of understanding.
Bhagavad Gita is great but this author really tells us in simple and straight forward language.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0892131349   (986 words)

 Bhagavad Gita As It Is [1972 Complete Edition] - The Song of God
Bhagavad Gita As It Is is the largest-selling, most widely used edition of the Gita in the world.
It is a most valuable work for the scholar as well as the layman and is of great utility as a reference book as well as a textbook.
This is particularly true of the BBT edition and translation of the Bhagavad Gita.
krishna.tv /bhagavad-gita-as-it-is-1972-complete-edition-p-407.html   (1095 words)

 Gita: The Bhagavad Gita: a Hindu Pantheism. Keywords: pantheism, materialism, mysticism, science and religion, ...
The Bhagavad Gita is the highest expression of philosophical Hinduism.
It is a chapter of the immense Indian epic, the Mahabharata, the saga of the war between the Pandavas and the Kauravas.
The reason for uncertainty is that the Gita is not always consistent and may be the work of several hands.
members.aol.com /Heraklit1/gita.htm   (835 words)

 Bhagavad-Gita translation by Dr. Ramananda Prasad; 2nd edition.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The word Brahma-nirvana (Gita 2.72, 5.24, 5.25, and 5.26), Parama-nirvana (Gita 6.15), and Mukti in Hinduism means the destruction of all trace of Vasana or Samskara from the causal body.
The Gita teaches that extremes should be avoided at all costs in all spheres of life.
This moderation of Gita was eulogized by Lord Buddha who called it Majjhima Nikaya, the middle path, the right way, or the noble path.
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