Stephen Mitchell's acclaimed translation, read by him for the first time, brings this ancient story to life and shows how it became the seed for all the Hindu systems of philosophy and religion that followed. Chapter 11: The Universal Form 13. So teaches The Bhagavad Gita, an ancient text that has been called the quintessence of the spirituality of India. These ancient writings are credited to Lao Tzu, although some believe them to be authored by a number of persons writing under the Lao Tzu pen name. Chapter 18: Conclusion--The Perfection of Renunciation. His many books include the bestselling Tao Te Ching, Gilgamesh, and The Second Book of the Tao, as well as The Gospel according to Jesus, Bhagavad Gita, The Book of Job, and Meetings with the Archangel. Chapter 2: Contents of the Gita Summarized 04.
The reading is monotone and lifeless. It teaches us how to work for the good with the effortless skill that comes from being in accord with the Tao: the basic principle of the universe. Chapter 1: Observing the Armies on the Battlefield of Kuruksetra 03. Is there no light in this book? Chapter 16: The Divine and Demoniac Nature 18. My sincere pranams to all. Krishna, his charioteer and incarnation of divine consciousness, begins to teach him about the nature of God and of himself.
The Bhagavad Gita is magnificent and deserves better treatment. Heard this soul stirring Gita recital with bliss. The translation itself sounds all right, and the quality of the recording is fine, but the reader. For seekers, look no further. Although narration is more subjective, I like the calm droning quality, with powerful undertones of Jacob Needleman's voice, which seems to fit the material quite well.
Today, Dhakshinayana Bhodayana Amavasya punya kala sayaratcha time! It is a fragment, part of the sixth book of the which you can also find here on holybooks. According to Western scholarship, it was composed later than the and the — probably between the fifth and second centuries before Christ. A powerful and moving tale, it recounts the history of the five heroic Pandava brothers, sons of the Emperor Pandu. I bought this book and The Bhagavad Gita: A Walkthrough for Westerners by Jack Hawley at the same time. I quit listening after 4-5 minutes.
In the engaging, conversational style that has made his teachings so popular for decades, Ram Dass traces our journey of consciousness as it is reflected in one of Hinduism's most sacred texts. By Original text from Srila Prabhupada's Bhagavad-gita As It Is. In passage meditation, you focus attention on passages, or texts, drawn from all the world's sacred traditions. Save this for a time when you can lay back on the couch and think a lot. Bhagavad Gita by Sir Edwin Arnold Translator Full Audio Book 00 — Intoductory Note 01 — The Distress of Arjuna 02 — Of Doctrines 03 — Virtue in Work 04 — Of the Religion of Knowledge 05 — The Book of Religion by Renouncing Fruit of Works 06 — Of Religion of Self Restraint 07 — Of Religion by Discernment 08 — Of Religion by Devotion to the One Supreme God 09 — Of Religion by the Kingly Knowledge and the Kingly Mystery 10 — Of Religion by the Heavenly Perfections 11 — Of the Manifesting of the One and Manifold 12 — Of the Religion of Faith 13 — Of Religion by Separation of Matter and Spirit 14 — Of Religion by Separation from the Qualities 15 — Of Religion by Attaining the Supreme 16 — Of the Separateness of the Divine and the Undivine 17 — Of Religion by the Threefold Kinds of Faith 18 — Of Religion by Deliverance and Renunciation.
Hindus are nurtured by the Gita, it gives us strength and guidance. The dark full voice dies away in every sentence and after an hour or so its just to much. I very much think so, but for me it needs another reader. I can just start listening at any spot and it takes me to another place right away. Download and start listening now! Nice and short, hardly a word wasted, quick 'read. This most famous and revered of Hindu scriptures tells the timeless story of the paths of knowledge, devotion, action, and meditation.
Responding to Arjuna's confusion and moral dilemma, Krishna explains to Arjuna his duties as a warrior and Prince and elaborates on a number of different Yogic and Vedantic philosophies, with examples and analogies. . The book itself is a classic. Chapter 7: Knowledge of the Absolute 09. This online library project is still under development and we are adding new e-books every day.
Be sure you listen to the sample before you buy. Bhaktivedanta Swami , the twentieth century's foremost Vedic scholar and teacher of , make Krishna's teachings in the Gita accessible to the western reader. For the skeptic and scoffer of faith- the Gita will explain. It makes me think of a 4th grade student reading their book report in front of the class. I've got hundreds of Audible books that I've listened to once, but this one I like to go back to.
Experiments in Truth is an historic collection of this legendary teacher's most important recordings. Revered as a sacred text within Hinduism, it contains the great spiritual teaching Bhagavad-gita. About The Bhagavad-gita is a must-read for anyone interested in the meaning of life. Narrated by Amal Bhakta Dasa. Easwaran's introduction places the Gita in its historical setting and brings out the universality and timelessness of its teachings. But the Gita is life giving, honest, pure, it reaches the soul and speaks to every one of us. And where shall I go after I die? I have been searching for Gita Recital.
Slowly I started chanting along with sisters rendering this slokas. For the curious, listen over and over to hear and learn. The translation and commentary by His Divine Grace A. The Essence of the Bhagavad Gita: Explained by Paramhansa Yogananda shares the profound insights of Yogananda, author of Autobiography of a Yogi, as remembered by one of his few remaining direct disciples, Swami Kriyananda. Drawing on this and their 15 years of research from Chile to India, Kenya to Indonesia, they have identified wholly new aspects of the behavior of poor people, their needs, and the way that aid or financial investment can affect their lives.