Currently reading- “God Talks with Arjuna: The Bhagavad Gita” translated and explained by Paramahansa Yogananda. This book presents the interpretation by . “The words of Lord Krishna to Arjuna in the Bhagavad Gita,” writes Paramahansa Yogananda, “are at once a profound scripture the science of Yoga, union with. God Talks with Arjuna: The Bhagavad Gita is a posthumously published non- fiction book by the Indian yogi and guru Paramahansa Yogananda (–).

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Footnotes about new scientific finding making it possible for the literal golden age of humanity to have occured 10, years ago throw up a few cringeworthy aspects–especially when I was compelled as the battle of Kurkushthra being a metaphor as the daily battle that occurs and most be reflected upon each night.

Miller notes that Yogananda identifies the psychological components symbolized by various characters in the Bhagavad Gita such as Yuyudhana divine devotionChekitana spiritual memoryDrupada dispassionKuntibhoja right postureKashiraja discriminative intelligenceKripa individual delusionBhishma egoKarna attachmentand Ashvatthaman desire ; in addition, these characters also represent movements within the various bodies of consciousness, including the koshasthe chakrasthe bodily energies, and the five elementsplus the different sensory functions and bodily activities.

God Talks with Arjuna has been hailed as unique among the Gita commentaries for its in-depth explanation of the Yoga doctrine, its detailed cosmology, its deep understanding of the spiritual and psychological truths. Nov 26, Gaurav Mathur added it Shelves: Staff Report Aug 10, He is the soul, made in the image of Spirit, which can be satisfied only with divine pleasures; yet bodily incarnate, he is familiar only with sensory experiences.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. It explains Krishna’s teachings with as much conviction as some one who has heard it directly from His Lips.

A must read for all sincere devotees and followers of hinduism. Aug 16, NeAnna Roane rated it it was amazing.

The Bhagavad Gita: Royal Science of God-Realization

Understanding the Eternal Reality of Consciousness”. PNS Nov 16, A wonderful gift to whole humanity by Sri Paramhansa Yoganada. He also giving weekly classes in Boston that would consist a half-hour exposition of the Bhagavad Gitaa half-hour exposition of the Gospelsand a yoganandda discourse demonstrating their unity.


The Bhagavad Gita is a posthumously published non-fiction book by the Indian yogi and guru Paramahansa Yogananda — There is so much wisdom in this book that it can be read again and again. Swami Yogananda expresses his beliefs in the three philosophical system in interpreting verses Pratta advanced disciple who had met him in and worked with him on his books and other writings at various times for a period of more than twenty-five years.

The ultimate Guide to gita who understands chakra and energy system. I thought that this book would have been more meaningful for me if it had more details on the science and techniques of yoga. Uogananda helps view the whole Kurukshthra battle in a totally different angle. History, Interpretations and Philosophy.

Nov 14, Marina Quattrocchi rated it it was amazing. Arjuba originality of his interpretation, which excels in psychological insights, is obvious at the very beginning Overview Music Video Charts. He simultaneously unfolds the many layers of complexities of the Bhagavad-Gita, while at the same time introducing us to the highly readable storyline of Arjuna ‘s epic journey and spiritual discipleship with Krishna.

Open Preview See a Problem? He has also emphasised paramount importance of true yoga and its symbolic rituals which hindus observe. The ultimate aim is Self-realization, the realization of man’s true Self, the soul, as made in the image of God, one with the ever-existing, ever-conscious, ever-new bliss of Spirit. Needs to be read with great concentration to get the best out of it and for the techings to sink in. Vijay Kumar rated it really liked it May 20, Very long and repetitive.

More by Paramahansa Yogananda. The Essence of the Bhagavad Gita the best quotes. In this volume we find the translation of each verse of Gita and its interpretation and how that is related to the overall message of Krishna.

Reading this book will open up your mind. It personifies the characters of the battle of M Sometimes you will pick up a book having a set belief in your mind on how it will treat a subject and when you open the pages the book simply blows away your mind.


The Bhagavad Gita: Royal Science of God-Realization by Paramahansa Yogananda

Royal Science of God Realization”. The author finds that the teaching of Lord Krishna has many commonalities with the message of Jesus Christ, and he describes this in great yogaannda throughout the book. Yoganada ji has wonderfuly related arjuan concepts and characters of epic mahabharata. View More by This Author. These books 2 volumes are the most sacred in my book collection. Publishers Weekly ‘ s review of the two-volume work stated that Yogananda’s commentary “penetrates to the heart of the Bhagavad Gita to reveal the deep spiritual and psychological truths lying at the heart of this great Hindu text.

The entire knowledge of the cosmos is packed into a mere concise verses of the Gita. The Bhagavad Gita, according to Yogananda, metaphorically lays out specific steps to achieve this. Jan 14, Robert rated it it was amazing. Similarly, the soul, the reflection of God is the great creator, supporter, enjoyer and transcendental observer of its own dream physical body and all its activities.

It is not a book to read for Currently reading- “God Talks with Arjuna: Herein lies Yogananda’s most beautiful gift. The Royal Science of God-Realization “. From Wikipedia, the free talkss. The genealogical descent of the Kauravas and the Pandavas from their ancestor, King Shantanu has been symbolically explained as the descent of the universe and man from Spirit into matter. I can wholeheartedly recommend this work to all yoga students who want to afjuna the true pulse tallks the Bhagavad Gita and be pulled into its sphere of influence through the luminous words of one of this century’s great yoga masters.