Bhagavad Gita
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  • Title: Bhagavad Gita
  • Author: Swami Nikhilananda
  • ISBN: 9780911206104
  • Page: 331
  • Format: Hardcover


Francisco Feb 22, 2019 - 00:32 AM
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 me to offer my effort to God, to see my work as a service to others, and to not worry about what happens after that.
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Nandakishore Varma Feb 22, 2019 - 00:32 AM
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 fight. - O Krishna! he said. How will I use my cruel pen to tear into these d [...]
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Michael Feb 22, 2019 - 00:32 AM
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 probably speaks to me the most. The Bhagavad Gita is actually a section of the Mahabharata, which is, to simplify (because that's all I have researched enough to do), the story of [...]
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Warwick Feb 22, 2019 - 00:32 AM
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 [...]
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Sanjay Gautam Feb 22, 2019 - 00:32 AM
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 [...]
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Karla Becker Feb 22, 2019 - 00:32 AM
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 see the deathless in the hearts of all that die. Seeing the same Lord everywhere, they do not harm themselves or others. Thus they attain the supreme goal."
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Bookdragon Sean Feb 22, 2019 - 00:32 AM
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. S [...]
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Ahmad Sharabiani Feb 22, 2019 - 00:32 AM
سرود خدایان هندو Bhagvad - gita, Anonymous,عنوان: بهاگاواد- گيتا - كتاب مقدس هندوان همراه با مقدمه ای در باره مبانی فلسفه م مذاهب هندی؛ مترجم: محمدعلی موحد؛ تهران، ترجمه و نشر کتاب، 1344؛ در 202 ص؛ چاپ دیگر: تهران، خوارزمی، 1374؛ نام‌های فارسی: بگودگیتا، باگاوادگیتامهمترین و اسرارآمیزترین بخش [...]
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Holly Feb 22, 2019 - 00:32 AM
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 [...]
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Foad Feb 22, 2019 - 00:32 AM
در روز جنگ، "اَرجونا"ى پهلوان سوار بر ارابه اى كه "كريشنا" مى راند به ميان معركه مى رسد، و درست هنگامى كه بايد سرنوشت جنگ را يكسره كند، دلش از اين همه خونريزى به درد مى آيد و مى گويد: اگر مرا بكشند بهتر از آن است كه من ايشان را بكشم.در اين هنگام كريشنا، كه در حقيقت ايزد "ويشنو" است ك [...]
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Riku Sayuj Feb 22, 2019 - 00:32 AM
How to Read The Ancient TextsTo know how we should approach the great Classical works of antiquity, we can look to Ben Jonson’s formulation in "Discoveries":"I know nothing can conduce more to letters, than to examine the writings of the ancients, and not to rest in their sole authority, or take all upon trust from them; provided the plagues of judging, and pronouncing against them, be away; such as are envy, bitterness, precipitation, impudence, and scurrile scoffing. For to all the observati [...]
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Brad Feb 22, 2019 - 00:32 AM
I love the Bhagavad Gita. It offers something for everyone, no matter what your religous/spritual persuasion might be. However, I had mixed feelings about this version which made me debate between three and four stars for this book.This is Prabhupada's translation. He is best known as the Founder and/or person who brought the Hare Krishna form of Vasinavism to the United States. The only issue I take with it is that at times he can be rather controversial in his interpretive purports of the vers [...]
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Riku Sayuj Feb 22, 2019 - 00:32 AM
Some glory in their birth, some in their skill, Some in their wealth, some in their body’s force, Some in their garments, though new-fangled ill, Some in their hawks and hounds, some in their horse; And every humor hath his adjunct pleasure, Wherein it finds a joy above the rest. But these particulars are not my measure; All these I better in one general best. Thy love is better than high birth to me, Richer than wealth, prouder than garments' cost, Of more delight than hawks or horses be; And [...]
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Alex Feb 22, 2019 - 00:32 AM
The Bhagavad Gita is the most famous part of The Mahabharata, India's national epic. It's a dialogue between the warrior Arjuna and the god Krishna. They're standing between two armies; Arjuna has friends and relatives on both sides, and he asks Krishna whether he should fight. Their conversation immediately veers wildly off course, resulting in them talking philosophy for what must be hours right in the middle of a battlefield while all the other soldiers are probably like wtf dude, is this ser [...]
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Robert Feb 22, 2019 - 00:32 AM
It's our expectations that make us unhappy. As Gandhi explained, the Gita is built around the idea that we are not entitled to the fruits of our actions. It's the expectations we form from our actions that lead us astray. It's enough to act according to your yoga. Simply act, without having expectations of what our action will get us.We have two yogas we can practice: the yoga of action or the yoga of contemplation. Once you understand what your yoga is, then you can act accordingly within your [...]
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Andrew Feb 22, 2019 - 00:32 AM
The Bhagavad is one of the greatest works of literature. Here it is tenderly and lovingly mangled from its original by a sectarian and abusive translator who, while offering the "original" sanskrit, still departs wildly from it in his purports. What the book gains from is an immense popularity due it's publishers fervent marketing of the book, free copies, etc.
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Justin Evans Feb 22, 2019 - 00:32 AM
Friends, why do you love this book? This book is awful. It's very smart, yes, and of course a great classic. But I want you to imagine a dialogue between Jesus and Charlemagne in which Charlemagne says he doesn't want to kill all the Germans because, well, they're his relatives, and it seems a bit silly. And Jesus counters this by saying I AM FREAKING GOD DO WHAT THE F*** I TELL YOU YOU HAVE NO OPTION ANYWAY LOOK I HAVE STARS IN MY BELLY!!!! and follows it up by saying that he, Jesus, determines [...]
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Kris Feb 22, 2019 - 00:32 AM
I enjoyed this teaching in one long, lovely sittingter having practiced the Ashtanga Yoga Primary series, sitting in a cafe with my jasmine tea while a thunderstorm pounded outside. A powerful read/lesson. I've tried to read other translations before, but Mitchell's really resonated with me."The undisciplined have no wisdom, no one-pointed concentration;with no concentration, no peace;with no peace, where can joy be?When the mind constantly runsafter the wandering senses,it drives away wisdom, l [...]
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Bruce Feb 22, 2019 - 00:32 AM
The Gita, a part of the much larger Hindu epic, the Mahabharata, was no doubt based on ancient oral tradition, much recent scholarship concluding that the approximate date of written composition was the first century CE. The immediate story involves an extended philosophical conversation between the Pandava general, Arjuna, and his charioteer Krishna, who is in actuality the Supreme Being Himself, immediately before a monumental battle, a battle that Arjuna is hesitant to wage because it involve [...]
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Jean Feb 22, 2019 - 00:32 AM
This is a simplified version of the Bhagavad Gita (Sanskrit: भगवद्गीता) or “Song of the Lord”. The work is often referred to simply as the “Gita”. Prashant Gupta begins,“Here is the “Song Divine” or “Bhagwad Gita” for our young readers who resemble Arjuna in so many respects. It will serve them as a permanent and trustworthy companion in performing their various vocations and duties in life. It will lift them up in moments of depression.”The Bhagavad Gita is [...]
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Olivier Delaye Feb 22, 2019 - 00:32 AM
This was a dense albeit intriguing read that, in all honesty, was a bit of a slog to get through. Even after listening to it twice (I know, I tend to do that to myself!), I’m not sure whether I grasped the full meaning of it with all its spiritual/religious ins and outs. And this is coming from a yoga and meditation devotee who’s read the Bible, the Quran, and the Torah. I seldom read poetry but when I do I always try to go for the crème de la crème, and even if the Bhagavad Gita is certai [...]
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Aydin Feb 22, 2019 - 00:32 AM
What struck me most about the Bhagavad Gita in comparison to the other religious texts with which I'm familiar, inter alia, the Bible and the Qur'an, was two-fold:Firstly that the Gita was written frankly for a more sophisticated audience (as the intricacy of the ontological explanations demonstrates).That is to say, where as the Old and New Testaments could be said to have been written fora semi-literate nomadic tribe, and the lowest-rung on the ladder of Roman society respectively, and the Qur [...]
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ZaRi Feb 22, 2019 - 00:32 AM
آدمی باید که خود، خود را رهایی بخشد،و مبادا که خود را خوار و زبون سازد؛چه، دوست و دشمنِ آدمی، «خودِ» اوست.هر که نفسِ خویش را رام کرده باشد، نفسِ وی یار او است،و آن که عنانِ خود به دست نفس سرکش داده باشد، نفس دشمن اوست.
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Sidharth Vardhan Feb 22, 2019 - 00:32 AM
'Just do it and don't hope.'Rarely can we call a religious book over rated while being sympathetic to the religion itself (all religious booksareby definition over rated, that is in their nature); but if there ever was one book that was most over rated it would be this one. The book gained popularity only during British rule.The book in its narrative smashes together glorifying accounts of Krishna and a wide array of Indian philosophies. With so much of subjects covered, the philosophy of this b [...]
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Manab Feb 22, 2019 - 00:32 AM
সেদিন এক ধার্মিক মুসলমান বন্ধু আমারে একগাদা জ্ঞান দিয়ে গেলো, কেনো কাজ করে যেতে হবে ইতংবিতং, এই বই খুলে দেখি, এ মাঃ, এখানেও ত তাই লেখা।বারো টাকা মূল্য দিয়ে ইঁদুরে কাটা এ বই কিনতে হইলো। কিনতেই হই [...]
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Falguni78 Feb 22, 2019 - 00:32 AM
This book is a way to live lifehence will be reading it forever
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Maria Feb 22, 2019 - 00:32 AM
بهاگاواد گيتا به معنای «سرود خداوند»، اسرارآمیزترین بخش از حماسه هندی ماهابهاراتا، مقدس‌ترين كتاب آيين هندو و ومهمترین متن تاریخی ادبی و فلسفی جهان می‌باشد.این کتاب نایاب و بسيار كهن، حاوی شرح گفتگوی کریشنا(بزرگترين خدای آيين هندو) و كمانگيری اساطيری به نام آرجونا را نقل م [...]
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Fostergrants Feb 22, 2019 - 00:32 AM
As arrogant as it seems to review an ancient text, I gave this book 2 stars because I'm being honest about how much I did or did not enjoy reading it. If I were a religious person and believed in a Man-God, I may have enjoyed it morebut I think my main issue was my awareness that so much of the poetry that must have been there in the original language is 'lost in translation' and my Western brain is wired to be tone-deaf to the ideas that can, at best, only be guessed at or mimicked by modern We [...]
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Chandan Sharma Feb 22, 2019 - 00:32 AM
youreadireview/THE BACKGROUND: There is no specific story of ‘The Gita’; the different teachings of Lord Krishna to Arjuna have been assembled into a separate book from the Hindu epic ‘Mahabharata’. Krishna, who was considered as the 8th incarnation of Lord Vishnu, acted as the charioteer of his best friend and cousin ‘Arjuna’ (who has been addressed as ‘Partha’). While biggest armies ever stood ready to fight each other, Arjuna was haunted by the guilt of killing his own relativ [...]
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TAB Feb 22, 2019 - 00:32 AM
Let me explain, I hate writing in books. I think it sullies the text, I think it mires the next reader's experience and I think it aesthetically just doesn't look good. But never have I written more in a book then in this one. Written notes, underline, bracketed, I went off the rails on this one and why? Because I had to just to keep up? Partially but more than that; I think it was because I wanted to grow along with Arjuna in the book as Krishna dropped his wisdom on the both of us and to disti [...]
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Srimad Bhagavad Gita The Bhagavad Gita is considered by eastern and western scholars alike to be among the greatest spiritual books the world has ever known In a very clear and wonderful way the Supreme Lord Krishna describes the science of self realization and the exact process by which a human being can establish their eternal relationship with God. Bhagavad Gita The Bhagavad Gita b v d i t , t Sanskrit , IAST bhagavad g t , lit.The Song of God , often referred to as the Gita, is a verse Sanskrit scripture that is part of the Hindu epic Mahabharata chapters of Bhishma Parva The Gita is set in a narrative framework of a dialogue between Pandava prince Arjuna and his The BHAGAVAD GITA in English Translations english french german dutch italian portuguese spanish chinese japanese hindi bengali arabic hebrew greek serbian russian The BHAGAVAD GITA in English Chapter Lamenting the Consequence of War Chapter The Eternal Reality of the Souls Immortality Chapter The Eternal Duties of Human Beings The Bhagavad Gita, nd Edition Eknath Easwaran The Bhagavad Gita, nd Edition Eknath Easwaran on FREE shipping on qualifying offers Easwaran s best selling translation of the Bhagavad Gita is reliable, readable, and profound His page introduction places the Gita in its historical context The Bhagavad Gita Penguin Classics Anonymous, Juan The eighteen chapters of The Bhagavad Gita c b.c , the glory of Sanskrit literature, encompass the whole spiritual struggle of a human soul Its three central themes love, light, and life arise from the symphonic vision of God in all things and of all things in God. The Bhagavad gita Krishna The Bhagavad gita is a conversation between Arjuna, a supernaturally gifted warrior about to go into battle, and Krishna, his charioteer.In the course of giving Arjuna all manner of spiritual and material advice, Krishna explains karma, the self, the Supreme Self, the purpose of yoga, the difference between our self and our material body, how our environment affects our consciousness, and how Bhagavad Gita Divine Life Society BHAGAVAD GITA By SRI SWAMI SIVANANDA Sri Swami Sivananda Founder of The Divine Life Society SERVE, LOVE, GIVE, PURIFY, MEDITATE, REALIZE So Says Sacred Texts Hinduism Sacred Texts of Hinduism complete translation of the Rig Veda, transcribed Sanskrit Rig Veda, Max Mullers translation of the Upanishads, the Bhaghavad Gita, and other Hinduism texts. Bhagavad Gita As It Is Original by Prabhupada Click Here for Your Bhagavad Gita Starter Kit The Bhagavad gita is universally renowned as the jewel of India s spiritual wisdom Spoken by Lord Krishna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead to His intimate disciple Arjuna, the Gita s seven hundred concise verses Holy Bhagavad Gita Sanskrit Holy Bhagavad Gita English translation by A.C.Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada taken from Sanskrit text taken from

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