The Bhagavad Gita

The Bhagavad Gita The Bhagavad Gita Is An Intensely Spiritual Work That Forms The Cornerstone Of The Hindu Faith, And Is Also One Of The Masterpieces Of Sanskrit Poetry It Describes How, At The Beginning Of A Mighty Battle Between The Pandava And Kaurava Armies, The God Krishna Gives Spiritual Enlightenment To The Warrior Arjuna, Who Realizes That The True Battle Is For His Own Soul.Juan Mascar S Translation Of The Bhagavad Gita Captures The Extraordinary Aural Qualities Of The Original Sanskrit This Edition Features A New Introduction By Simon Brodbeck, Which Discusses Concepts Such As Dehin, Prakriti And Karma. Goodreads should have a shelf for continually reading I think I have about six different translations of the Bhagavad Gita but I often end up with Eknath Easwaran s for its simplicity This is the book I re read when I am writing a novel It keeps everything in perspective by reminding m
On the battlefield of GoodReads, the mighty reviewer Arjuna picked up his trusty pen, Gandeeva, and addressed his charioteer who was none other than Lord Krishna O Kesava Take me to the middle of the battlefield, between the opposing armies of Authors and Reviewers, so that I may see who I am fighting against.And Krishna did so.But Arjuna, seeing all his favourite authors arrayed against him, was suddenly loath to fightO Krishna he said How will I use my cruel pen to tear into these d On the battlefield of GoodReads, the mighty reviewer Arjuna picked up his trusty pen, Gandeeva, and addressed his charioteer who was none other than Lord Krishna O K
Hey, how pretentious am I I just gave a four star review to a fucking holy text And now I m going to review it And I will swear in my review I m just asking for it, aren t I When comparing this one to the other holy books I ve read and or skimmed, I found this one quite insightful As a professed athiest, this one probab
I read the Bhagavad Gita with the same mixture of moral unease and as it were anthropological delight that all great religious books excite in me I find it so fascinating to gain these direct insights into how our species has, for millennia, grappled with the same questions of existential purpose and ethic responsibility but the answers put forward by most pre modern societies were, though beautiful, astounding and imaginative, also often cruel and inflexible and governed by values that now se I read the Bhagavad Gita with the same mixture of moral unease and as it were anthropological delight that all great religious books excite in me I find it so fascinating to gain these direct insights into how our species has, for millennia, grappled with the same questions of existential purpose and ethic responsibility but the answers put forward by most pre modern societies were, though beautiful, astounding and imaginative, also often cruel and inflexible and gov
I can read this book over and over and still gain so much from it It contains such timeless truths, especially in light of today, such as,They alone see truly who see the Lord the same in every creature, who s
Bhagavada Gita is a text when you read it in Sanskrit produces an effect that resonates somewhere deep in your heart I know this because as a child I used to hear my grand father recite Gita as it is in Sanskrit he knew it by heart , and that had some kind of celestial experience inside me It was a very big book which needed patience to finish I read from cover to cover Since I didn t know Sanskrit I had to depend on a translated version The translation is said to be as it is , however, I Bhagavada Gita is a text when you read it in Sanskrit produces an effect that resonates somewhere deep in your heart I know this because as a child I used to hear my grand father recite Gita as it is in Sanskrit he knew it by heart , and that had some kind of celestial experience inside me It was a very big book which needed patience to finish I read from cover to cover Since I didn t know Sanskrit I had to depend on a translated version The translation is said to be as it is , however, I found the translation very dry This particular translation just couldn t make much impact, else its one of the greatest spiritual text of India Regarding commentary, I never dared to touch it It was too orthodox, for me.Note This rating represent only the quality of the translation and no the original content The Bhagavad Gita according to Gandhi is a much better book He was a selfless man who followed the teachings of Bhagavad Gita throughout his life Ga
Bhagvad gita, Anonymous, 1344 202 1374 18 700 Bhagvad gita, Anonymous, 1344 202 1374 18 700 1024 1069 11 1359 Religion is a contentious topic Many people are strongly opposed to it This is especially so with young people in the modern world Society has slowly been drifting away from its sacred texts for many centuries I m, of course, generalising very heavily here There are still parts of the world that are devoutly religious, but the prominence of this is unmistakably reducing and will continue to reduce as time goes on People raised by religious parents often grow up to become non believers Soc Religion is a contentious topic Many people are strongly opposed to it This is especially so with young people in the modern world Society has slowly been drifting away from its sacred texts for many centuries I m, of course, generalising very heavily here There are still parts of the world that are devoutly religious, but the prominence of this is unmistakably reducing and will continue to reduce as time goes on People raised by religious parents often grow up to become non believers Society is moving on In the western world, at least as far as I have seen in England, people with faith are slightly ridiculed, again often at the expense of the young and immature The Christian bible and its churches are seen as kooky and outdated Jehovah Witness are practically hated because of their canvasing techniques The Muslim faith with its Mosques and The Koran are seen as distinctively foreign by th
Has a book ever literally called to you by falling off the shelf and into your hands When the Bhagavad Gita came through the book drop while I was working at the library, I recognized the title instantly without remembering why it was familiar, at least initially All I knew was that I was going to take it home and read it immediately What I learned from the introduction is that Bhagavad Gita is Sanskrit for Song of the Lord and is India s best known scripture If none of that rings a bell, Has a book ever literally called to you by falling off the shelf and into your hands When the Bhagavad Gita came through the book drop while I was working at the library, I recognized the title instantly without remembering why it was familiar, at least initially All I knew was that I was going to take it home and read it immediately What I learned from the introduction is that Bhagavad Gita is Sanskrit for Song of the Lord and is India s best known scripture If none of that rings a bell, then the name Mahatma Gandhi will As it says in the publisher s summary, G

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  • 160 pages
  • The Bhagavad Gita
  • Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa
  • English
  • 06 October 2017
  • 0140449183