Yoga and the Bhagavad-Gita
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Yoga and the Bhagavad-Gita an introduction to the philosophy of yoga by Tom McArthur

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Published by Borgo Press in San Bernardino, Calif .
Written in English


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Includes index.

StatementTom McArthur.
LC ClassificationsB132.Y6 M37 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination112 p. :
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2399732M
ISBN 100809570378
LC Control Number87029808

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This review is from: The Yoga of the Bhagavad Gita (Paperback) I have read quite a few Gita commentaries before coming across this one and a few since then. This still stands out the as short pithy and very clear and grasps the essential metaphysical nature of the Bhagavad Gita illustrating the various methods & paths to liberation as well the 5/5(7). I found this book hard to read initially and have left it and returned to it a few times. I have now read it twice and the more my yoga journey unfolds the more I understand it. I think this is the essence of the Bhagavad Gita anyway and the more self realisation you uncover the more you understand of it/5. This book also features, for the first time in continuous sequence, the complete text of Yogananda’s original translation of the Bhagavad Gita. About the author Paramahansa Yogananda (–) is widely regarded as one of the preeminent spiritual figures of our time. In this compact book, a compilation of excerpts from his monumental translation of and commentary on the Bhagavad Gita, God Talks with Arjuna (Self-Realization Fellowship, ), Paramahansa Yogananda presents an illuminating explanation of Lord Krishna's sublime Yoga message that he preached to the world? the way of right activity and 5/5(1).

  The Bhagavad-Gita is one of the world's greatest spiritual testaments, inspiring countless seekers in both East and West for over a thousand years. Here, Sri Krishna Prem reveals the practical teachings of the Gita in simple language that directly penetrates /5(15). Book Description. Bhagavad-gita As It Is. The Bhagavad-gita is the main source-book on yoga and a concise summary of India's Vedic wisdom. Yet remarkably, the setting for this best-known classic of spiritual literature is an ancient Indian battlefield/5(K).   This is a scriptural commentary of Lahiri Mahasaya on The Bhagavad Gita. 1. Bisad Yoga: Arjuna's (Seeker's) Melancholy 2. Sankhya Yoga: Knowledge of the Self 3. Karma Yoga: Action 4. Jnan Yoga: Knowledge and Wisdom 5. Karma-Sanyas Yoga: Action and Renunciation 6. Avyas Yoga: Practice 7. Jnan-Bijnan Yoga: Knowledge and Realization 8. Akshara-Brahma Yoga: The Et/5(5). "The Yoga of the Bhagavad Gita" sheds a fascinating light on the true intent of India's beloved scripture. Yogananda shows how the warriors doing battle on the field of Kurukshetra are intended metaphorically to represent the negative tendencies of the human ego pitted against the Reviews:

The sad truth is that most people are not studying the Bhagavad-gita, traditionally seen as a yoga-sutra, a treatise on yoga. At least in Western countries, aspiring yogis, intimidated by the Gita's Sanskrit terminology, set the book aside to be studied later. Nitya Yoga The Yoga of Constant Communion Nitya Yoga Available in India email: [email protected] to purchase This book is to be treasured by all lovers of the Sreemad Bhagavad Gita. It is a series of discourses on the eighteen chapters of the Gita. It inspires us to live in loving unity and in constant communion with the divine.   Raja Yoga: The Highest Path Outer Renunciation, Scriptural Study, and Serviceful Action Are Bypaths Raja Yoga Is the True Culmination of All Religious Practices Kriya Yoga: The Essential Technique of Raja Yoga The Reign of King Soul in the Spiritualized Bodily Kingdom The Bhagavad Gita Paramahansa Yogananda The Despondency of Arjuna 59Brand: Self-Realization Fellowship.   The Bhagavad Gita as a Guide to Yoga. Many contemporary yoga teachers, including Mas Vidal, the spiritual director of Dancing Shiva Yoga and Ayurveda in Los Angeles, turn to the Bhagavad Gita to balance the overemphasis on the asana practice in the West. Like Ram Dass, Vidal sees the Gita as a practical guide for "raising consciousness.".