Bhagavad Gita ~ Chapter 5

Bhagavad Gita – Chapter 5 KARMA-SANNYASA WHICH IS BETTER?Since moksha means the knowledge of akarma in karma, meaning one should see the akarta, non-doer, in the kart¡, the doer, Arjuna wants to pursue that knowledge. It being very clear that this was what was to be done, renunciation of action seems to be the right […]

Bhagavad Gita Chapter 4

Bhagavad Gita Chapter 4 KNOWLEDGE AND THE RENUNCIATION OF ACTION THE ORIGINS OF KARMA-YOGA In the first three verses of the fourth chapter, Krishna sums up the subject matter of karma-yoga by indicating to Arjuna that it is not something new. Krishna , as the Lord, had initiated it in the beginning of creation […]

Bhagavad Gita – Gita Chapter 2

Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 2) by Swami Pratyagbodhananda Saraswati A SORROW THAT CANNOT BE ALLEVIATEDIn fact, only the sad become sad. No one suddenly becomes sad. Just as the angry become angry, the sad become sad. If you are already angry inside, all that you require is a reason to become angry. Similarly, the jealous become […]

Bhagavad Gita – Gita Chapter 11

Bhagavad Gita (Gita Chapter 11) Chapter 11 Verse 55 by Swami Tattvavidananda Weekend Gita classes – Fall 2017 Chapter 11 Verse 55 (Part 1) Chapter 11 Verse 55 (Part 2) Chapter 11 Verse 55 (Part 3) [From Verse 34] śrīmadbhagavadgītābhāṣyam ēkādaśō̕dhyāyaḥ drōṇaṁ ca bhīṣmaṁ ca jayadrathaṁ ca  karṇaṁ tathān’yānapi yōdhavīrān .  mayā hatānstvaṁ jahi mā vyathiṣṭhā  yudhyasva jētāsi raṇē sapatnān […]

Bhagavad Gita – Gita Introduction

Bhagavad Gita – Gita Introduction MOKSA: FREEDOM FROM WHAT? Even though it comes last, moksa is a very important purusartha, as we shall see. Moksa is recognised as a pursuit only by a very few people in any given generation. Because a certain appreciation, a certain maturity or insight, about life and its strugglesis required […]