Bhagavad-Gita


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(Hinduism) the sacred 'song of God' composed about 200 BC and incorporated into the Mahabharata (a Sanskrit epic)

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These examples suggest that scholars fail to examine the influence of the Bhagavad-gita on Indian writing in English.
The Bhagavad-Gita, a Hindu sacred text, takes us into real-life situations, a real battlefield, to understand this paradox: how to act so that our life becomes a prayer, a ritual, a means to harmony.
The well-known Catholic monk and writer Thomas Merton called the Bhagavad-gita (also called the Gitopanisad) "the main literary support for the great religious civilization of India, the oldest surviving culture in the world.
The Song of God: Bhagavad-Gita (Hollywood: Vedanta Press, 1969), 40.
Bagger,'' from Steven Pressfield's book, has vague references to the sacred Hindu text the Bhagavad-Gita, which tells of a prince who loses his nerve on the eve of a battle.
It was Robert Oppenheimer, father of the atomic bomb, who, after the detonation of the first atomic bomb at the Trinity site in New Mexico, declared, citing the Hindu scripture Bhagavad-Gita, "I have become death, the shatterer of worlds.
Reading the Bhagavad-Gita he was "moved to find passages written about 500 B.
Francis's famous prayer, beside The Dhammapada, the Bhagavad-Gita, and the work of Shankara.
In the Bhagavad-Gita, Lord Krishna says to Arjuna, `I am the cause of all causes.
Again, the Bhagavad-Gita teaches: "Work done with anxiety about results is far inferior to work done without such anxiety, in the calm of self-surrender.
Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, besides Gayatri Mantra, the most sacred mantra of Hinduism, also read from Bhagavad-Gita (Song of the Lord), Upanishads and Rig-Veda (oldest existing scripture of mankind) during his "benediction" on the occasion.
Born to Brahman parents in 1920 in a village near Bombay, Athavale became a respected teacher of the Bhagavad-Gita, a sacred text of Hinduism that emphasizes passionate devotion to God.
He has stated that Bhagavad-Gita is a great source of wisdom for the people of India and the world.
The movement also has a chain of vegetarian restaurants and a publishing operation, Bhaktivedanta Book Trust, which produces translations of Hinduism's most sacred text, the 5,000-year-old Bhagavad-gita, or Song of God.
Another Hindu scripture Bhagavad-Gita says: All those who follow the spiritual path are blessed.