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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Refresh and try again. I also own the 8 disc series of the Mahabharat, which is a; must watch in conjunction to the Gita. Understanding the Eternal Reality of Consciousness”. It’s going to take me a while to wade through this one.

The Essence of Bhagavad Gita

Yogananda wrote that Sri Yukteswar had told him in early years: To ask other readers questions about The Bhagavad Gitaparamauansa sign up. 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.

A masterpiece of spiritual wisdom from the highest realm of consciousness of a greatest yogi himself Afjuna iTunes doesn’t open, click the iTunes application icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop. Yogananda shows how all the various teachings of Yoga — from Samkhya and Patanjali ‘s ashtanga yoga to karma, bhakti, jnana, and advaita — are embedded in the Gita in often cryptic ways.


His interpretation of Gita differs from other interpreters, but follows the beliefs in yoga philosophy of his progenitors, Yogi Mahavatar Babaji, Lahiri Mahasaya, and Swami Sri Yukteswar Giri guru of Yogananda.

Its purpose is to instruct the reader with a way to conquer negative tendencies in order to reach final perfection in God.

But these books are both directly based on the 20th century writing of the great yogi Paramhansa Yogananda. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Want to Read saving….

The book is a master piece. To see what your friends thought paamahansa this book, please sign up. Books by Paramahansa Yogananda. If Apple Books doesn’t open, click the Books app in your Dock.

Sep 26, Vikram Shah rated it it txlks amazing. Please note, this book is for those who are serious about understanding the truths mentioned in Gita and NOT for a casual curious reader.

The Bhagavad Gita ‘the song of the Spirit’ or ‘the song of the Lord’ contains teachings of Bhagavan Krishna in the form of a spiritual dialogue between Sri Krishna and his disciple Arjuna.

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Return to Book Page. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Placed as he is between the material and the spiritual, he must use his endowment of discrimination to distinguish between the real soul pleasures and the illusory pleasures of the senses. 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.


Yogananda’s commentary brims with good counsel, based on his own early struggles and on his many years of experience with numerous disciples undergoing all the various difficulties that spiritual practitioners must confront. History, Interpretations and Philosophy. The material interpretation of the Gita pertains to the physical and social duties and well-being of man. It personifies the characters of the battle of M Sometimes you will pick up a book having a paramahanssa belief in your mind on how it will treat a subject and when you open the pages the book simply blows away your mind.

Karma yoga, the path of good actions; bhakti yoga, that path of unfailing deep devotion; Jnana yoga, the path of knowledge and wisdom; and raja yoga, especially the kriya-yoga is the quintessence of all yogas favored by royal sages and great yogis in ancient India. And when one does, they will be all the more aware of the yogwnanda which cause suffering and the tools we all have to free ourselves from them. Royal Science of God-realization: This is one such book.

The best translation into English I’ve found yet!