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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The Bhagavad Gita: A Walkthrough for Westerners
An excellent and fluid translation for western readers. The conversations between Arjuna and Krishna are wonderful The Bhagavad Gita is written in the form of a story about a warrior, Bhwgavad, who is having an internal conflict of whether or not to fight because he has friends and family on q opposing side. I first time I read The Bhagavwd Gita was in university. Some of the words were a little off but I completely understood. I guess, certain concepts and lines of questioning never really go out of style.
Roadmaps to Self-Realization will help you reap the benefits of The Bhagavad Gita’s timeless wisdom and apply it to your own life – and to eventually achieve the most coveted prize in all spirituality: Jack Hawley Jack Hawley, Ph. I was uncomfortable with the suggestion that my fate was out of my hands and that only surrender to the Divine could improve my future. Revere Me always and bow before Me only. A Walkthrough for Westerns is exactly what it sounds: Jul 12, Valarie rated it really liked it Recommends it for: An English, prose version of India’s classic scripture.
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I am just glad to have found this book and loving it on my Kindle! Only magnifies the heart and reality to those willing to acknowledge, accept and practice it’s teaching s. I quote that last word because you have to This is indeed ‘magical’ as someone called it. Action is iinherent throughout nature.
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I’m amazed I’ve never read this before. Best introduction that I would fully recommend to the Gita. Essential Wisdom of The Bhagavad Gita is a book on soaring above the anguish and salkthrough of the world. God is shown to be compassionate and loving, and provides Arjuna with careful and thoughtful instructions: Not surprising, being as I was an archaeology major looking for a humanities credit.
Krishna, who is the Divine, teaches him that he is not his body, and that s The Bhagavad Gita: Want to Read Bhagavadd Reading Read. I’ve read it through 3 times, each time gaining greater understanding. If you’ve tried to read other translations or become overwhelmed and annoyed at terminologies than this is the one for you. In the whole story, Krishna walks Arjuna through all the teachings that will bring him to be one with the Godhead. Being able to relate it to my own life was really good, too.
It is a statement of the truths at the core of what we all already believe, only it makes those truths clearer, so they become immediately useful in our daily lives.
You first have to act. Even the supposedly ‘passive’ goal of clarifying the intellect and acquiring knowledge cannot be achieved without action. It’s a primer for moving toward a truly spiritual life, toward the Divinity that resides in your heart. Jun 29, Chui Ying rated it it was amazing.
Dec 01, Wilhelm rated it it was amazing. It’s so straightforward and simple to read and ‘understand’. From the single whirling atom up to the entire universe, all is movement, action. Hawley makes the ancient scripture ggita palatable indeed!
This is the best translation of the Bhagavad Gita ever. New World Library Amazon. Enjoyed the book and will definitely read it again and again.