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By A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

The Bhagavad-gita is a must-read for someone attracted to the that means of lifestyles. one of many world's best-known literatures, it's always thought of the essence of all knowledge. it is a dialog among the army hero Arjuna and his friend/advisor/charioteer Krishna, spoken in advance of the apocalyptic conflict of Kurukshetra. topics they speak about contain the eternality of the self, future, the resource of our being, and the way to accomplish lasting peace and happiness.

The translation and remark through His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada—the 20th century's premiere Vedic pupil and instructor of Krishna consciousness—make Krishna's teachings within the Gita available to the western reader. Prabhupada's faithfulness to the unique Sanskrit textual content, together with his straightforwardness, readability and wit, make "Bhagavad-gita because it Is" actual to its title.

Since its ebook in 1970, Bhagavad-gita because it Is has turn into the main commonly learn variation of the Gita within the world.

Translation and observation by way of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada.

Overview of the Gita

The Gita is a talk among Krishna and His pricey buddy Arjuna. on the final second ahead of getting into a conflict among brothers and pals, the good warrior Arjuna starts to ask yourself: Why may still he struggle? what's the which means of his existence? the place is he going after death?

In reaction, Krishna brings His buddy from perplexity to religious enlightenment, and every considered one of us is invited to stroll a similar path.

Bhagavad-gita is wisdom of 5 uncomplicated truths and the connection of every fact to the opposite: those 5 truths are Krishna, or God, the person soul, the fabric global, motion during this international, and time. The Gita lucidly explains the character of recognition, the self, and the universe. it's the essence of India's non secular knowledge, the solutions to questions posed by means of philosophers for hundreds of years.

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He knew very well that this would influence Arjuna and the sons of Päëòu favorably, because by nature they were all virtuous. Saïjaya was a student of Vyäsa, and therefore, by the mercy of Vyäsa, Saïjaya was able to envision the Battlefield of Kurukñetra even while he was in the room of Dhåtaräñöra. And so, Dhåtaräñöra asked him about the situation on the battlefield. Both the Päëòavas and the sons of Dhåtaräñöra belong to the same family, but Dhåtaräñöra's mind is disclosed herein. He deliberately claimed only his sons as Kurus, and he separated the sons of Päëòu from the family heritage.

In conclusion, Bhagavad-gétä is a transcendental literature which one should read very carefully. Gétä-çästram idaà puëyaà yaù paöhet prayataù pumän. If one properly follows the instructions of Bhagavad-gétä, one can be freed from all miseries and anxieties in this life, and one's next life will be spiritual. Viñëoù padam aväpnoti bhaya-çokädi-varjitaù. 66): 42 sarva-dharmän parityajya mäm ekaà çaraëaà vraja ahaà tväà sarva-päpebhyo mokñayiñyämi mä çucaù "Abandon all varieties of religion and just surrender unto Me.

The living entities are part and parcel of Him, and therefore the senses of the living entities are also part and parcel of His senses. The impersonalists cannot account for the senses of the living entities, and therefore they are always anxious to describe all living entities as senseless, or impersonal. The Lord, situated in the hearts of all living entities, directs their senses. But He directs in terms of the surrender of the living entity, and in the case of a pure devotee He directly controls the senses.

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