Bhagavad Gita

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Definition of duḥkha/Sorrow

A very beautiful definition of duḥkha has been given by madhvācārya, the main exponent of the dualistic philosophy, though he himself references this from another text named śabda nirṇaya, judgement on words. He cites in his bhagavad gita tātparya nirṇaya commentary on verses 14.19-21 the following: दुःख दुरिति संप्रोक्तं खं नाम सुखमुच्यते | इति शब्दनिर्णये … Continue reading

Analysis Bhagavad Gita 13.13

From time to time I will attempt to analyse various verses from the Bhagavad Gita with the interpretations of selected commentators. ज्ञेयं यत्तत्प्रवक्ष्यामि यज्ज्ञात्वामृतमश्नुते। अनादिमत्परं ब्रह्म न सत्तन्नासदुच्यते॥ १३-१३॥ jñeyaṁ yattatpravakṣyāmi yajjñātvāmṛtamaśnute | anādimatparaṁ brahma na sattannāsaducyate || 13-13|| jñeyaṁ – has to be known, yat – which, tat – that, pravakṣyāmi – I shall describe yaj – which, jñātvā – by knowing amṛtam – immortality, aśnute  – attains, anādimat – … Continue reading

External Article: Heinrich Himmler: The Nazi Hindu

By Palash Ghosh – Heinrich Himmler: The Nazi Hindu (http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/326075/20120410/heinrich-himmler-hinduism-nazi-germany-krishna-aryan.htm) More than 65 years after the fall of the Third Reich, Nazi Germany remains an obsession with millions of people around the world. Adolf Hitler was one of the most prominent historical figures from the 20th century, evoking both disgust and fascination. While other totalitarian regimes from that … Continue reading

Srimad Bhagavad Gita – Complete Recitation

Nyasa & Dhyanam : Chapter 1 – Arjuna Visada Yoga :  Chapter 2 – Sankhya Yoga :  Chapter 3 – Karma Yoga :  Chapter 4 – Gyanavibhaga Yoga :  Chapter 5 – Karmasanyasa Yoga :  Chapter 6 – Atmasayam Yoga :  Chapter 7 – Jnanavijnana Yoga :  Chapter 8 – Aksharabrahma Yoga :  Chapter 9 – Rajavidya-rajaguhya Yoga :  Chapter 10 – Vibhooti Yoga :  Chapter 11 – Vishwaroopa Darshana :  Chapter 12 – Bhakti Yoga :  … Continue reading

Bhagavad Gita – Chapter 1 – The Yoga Of the Despondency of Arjuna

Listen to Chapter 1 – The Yoga Of the Despondency of Arjuna: [audio http://www.fileden.com/files/2011/11/24/3229169/Srimad%20Bhagavad%20Gita%20-%2001%20Arjuna%20Viasada%20Yoga.mp3] || atha śrīmadbhagavadgītā || atha prathamo’dhyāyaḥ | arjunaviṣādayogaḥ dhṛtarāṣṭra uvāca | dharmakṣetre kurukṣetre samavetā yuyutsavaḥ | māmakāḥ pāṇḍavāścaiva kimakurvata sañjaya ||1|| Dhritarashtra said: What did the sons of Pandu and also my people do when they had assembled together, eager for battle on … Continue reading

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