Bhagavad-gita As It Is

Contributor(s): Prabhupada, A.C. Bhaktivedanta SwamiMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: New York: Bhaktivedanta book Trust, 1978Edition: Complete EditionDescription: xiii, 975 p.: color platesSubject(s): Bhagavadgītā -- Commentaries | Hinduism -- Bhagavad-gītā - Texts with commentaries - Sanskrit-English parallel texts | BhagavadgītāDDC classification: 294.5924 | 891.21
Contents:
Observing the armies on the battlefield of Kurukṣetra -- Contents of the gītā summarized -- Karma-yoga -- Transcendental knowledge -- Karma-yoga -- action in Kṛṣṇa consciousness -- Dhyāna-yoga -- Knowledge of the absolute -- Attaining the supreme -- The most confidential knowledge -- The opulence of the absolute -- The universal form -- Devotional service -- Nature, the enjoyer and consciousness -- The three modes of material nature -- The yoga of the supreme person -- The divine and demoniac natures -- The division of faith -- The perfection of renunciation.
Summary: The Gita is a conversation between Krishna and His dear friend Arjuna. At the last moment before entering a battle between brothers and friends, the great warrior Arjuna begins to wonder: Why should he fight? What is the meaning of his life? Where is he going after death? In response, Krishna brings His friend from perplexity to spiritual enlightenment, and each one of us is invited to walk the same path.
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Includes Appendix, Index.

Observing the armies on the battlefield of Kurukṣetra --
Contents of the gītā summarized --
Karma-yoga --
Transcendental knowledge --
Karma-yoga --
action in Kṛṣṇa consciousness --
Dhyāna-yoga --
Knowledge of the absolute --
Attaining the supreme --
The most confidential knowledge --
The opulence of the absolute --
The universal form --
Devotional service --
Nature, the enjoyer and consciousness --
The three modes of material nature --
The yoga of the supreme person --
The divine and demoniac natures --
The division of faith --
The perfection of renunciation.

The Gita is a conversation between Krishna and His dear friend Arjuna. At the last moment before entering a battle between brothers and friends, the great warrior Arjuna begins to wonder: Why should he fight? What is the meaning of his life? Where is he going after death? In response, Krishna brings His friend from perplexity to spiritual enlightenment, and each one of us is invited to walk the same path.

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