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 has been called India’s greatest contribution to the world. Hawley makes the ancient scripture very palatable indeed! An excellent and fluid translation for western readers.
I also liked how it held people accountable for their own actions. Like many, I tended to associate isolation and spiritual commitment as part of the same equation. Dec 16, Carissa rated it it was amazing Recommends it bhagaad May 05, Ayla rated it it was amazing. I anticipate that I will refer to this book a lot in the future–as I would other scriptures.
The Bhagavad Gita: A Walkthrough for Westerners
This is a new translation of the classic Indian story of Krishna and Arjuna discussing life and the divine on the battlefield just before the beginning of a great battle. His friend, Krishna, reveals himself as the divine and they pro This is a new translation of the classic Indian story of Krishna and Arjuna discussing life and the divine on the battlefield just before the beginning of a great battle.
For more than five thousand years, this great scripture has shown millions in the East how to fill their lives with serenity westerbers love. Essential Wisdom of the Bhagavad Gita “A guided tour of a great work The lessons taught are completely Christian!! Indeed, Arjuna, inaction, for even a moment, is impossible. I quote that last word because you have to spend some time and experience the teachings first hand to truly understand what this book is trying to say. Quotes from The Bhagavad Gita As your passion diminishes, your mind comes sesterners control.
The Bhagavad Gita: A Walkthrough for Westerners by Jack Hawley
Vita Walkthrough for Westerns is exactly what it sounds: Some of the words were a little of Lovvved it! Feb 15, Chris Davis rated it it was amazing. I’m looking forward to reading other translations. 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. Therefore, renounce all dharmas and take refuge in Me alone.
Taking refuge in Me means that you wakthrough up the idea that you are the doer; then it is as though all your acts are performed by Divinity itself for Its sake alone, with no concern about whether the acts are dharmic or adharmic. Roadmaps to Self-Realization “A manual for finding your way to higher consciousness This ‘walkthrough’ of Hawley is just what I was looking for. Giving up dharmas does not mean you suddenly become nonvirtuous; it indicates you have simply moved beyond it all.
Action is iinherent throughout nature. Want to Read saving…. There is wrsterners accumulated potency in it. I’ve read this several times.
We all have to realize that it’s concepts are just a gira foreign to the westerner and they may need a little nudge to understand what it is all about. There is so much wisdom in Jack’s book.
To w the Gita is to be inspired in the true sense of the term: To do so requires being fully absorbed in Brahman, being constantly aware of Divinity every moment.
I agreed with a lot of the philosophy in it, and I liked how it stated that everything was apart of nature. Essential Wisdom of the Bhagavad Gita.
No trivia or quizzes yet. If you’ve tried to read other translations or become overwhelmed and annoyed at terminologies than this is the one for you. We all yearn for spiritually rooted qualities at work – integrity, character, inspiration, belief, and even reverence – qualities that are key factors in an enterprise’s success.
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