Goswami (Howard Resnick), an expert teacher of Bhagavad-gita
, presents A Comprehensive Guide to Bhagavad-Gita
with Literal Translation, an in-depth analysis of this sacred Hindu text.
These examples suggest that scholars fail to examine the influence of the Bhagavad-gita
on Indian writing in English.
I use a Gita translation that is divided into "teachings," and we read the second, sixth, and 11th teachings (The Bhagavad-Gita
l If the above is not at all possible, board the plane with a sacred book, such as the Quran, Bible or Bhagavad-Gita
compares Maya to a merry-go-round from which there is no escape till it stops.
As for the Bhagavad-Gita
line, a new Oppenheimer biography, American Prometheus (Knopf), by Kai Bird and Martin J.
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.
Best bit: a Hindu version of "Pulp Fiction" in which a hit man quotes the Bhagavad-Gita
to an intended victim.
Reading the Bhagavad-Gita
he was "moved to find passages written about 500 B.
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.