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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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.
I thought that this book would have been more meaningful for me if it had more details on the science and techniques of yoga. I hate to be a bit condescending–but this book is quite a bit too long and repetitive. The instructions are provided in a stepwise fashion in a dialogue between Krishna and Arjuna. The Roadmap to Conscious Evolution.
God Talks With Arjuna – Paramahansa Yogananda – Google Books
It also in a subtle way answers the eternal quest for a soul to find inner peace and enlightenment. By renunciation of all desires paramahabsa from the ego and its environments, which cause separateness between ego and Spirit; and by reunion with the Cosmic Dreamer through ecstatic yoga meditation, samadhiman detaches himself from and ultimately dissolves the compellent forces of Nature that perpetuate the delusive dichotomy of the Self and Spirit.
In samadhithe cosmic dream delusion terminates and the ecstatic dream being awakens in oneness with the pure cosmic consciousness of the Supreme Being—ever-existing, ever-conscious, ever-new Bliss.
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The Bhagavad Gita: Royal Science of God-Realization by Paramahansa Yogananda
The ultimate aim is Self-realization, the realization of man’s true Self, the soul, as made in the image of God, one with the ever-existing, ever-conscious, ever-new bliss of Spirit. The path advocated by Sri Krishna in the Bhagavad Gita is the moderate, medium, golden path, both for the busy man of the world and for the highest spiritual aspirant.
Feb 06, Dakshina Sherry rated it really liked it. There is nothing that brings immediate peace and calmness to my being then reading the Gita, Yogananda’s commentary brings that great writing alive by his explanations of Indian Culture and the Yoga Sutras. Without the renunciation enjoyed in Sankhya, and without the technique of yoga, the devotee can not escape the misery producing entanglements of physical consciousness and realize the infinite.
This bring you a totally different perspective on the story of Mahabharata and also sets the scene for the discourse of Gita by Lord Krishna in a refreshing perspective.
Paramahansa Yogananda has unlocked the hidden psychospiritual meanings of this ancient text through his years of spiritual study with his lineage of gurus and his insightful meditative wisdom. PNS Nov 16, And the spiritual interpretation is from the perspective of the divine nature and realization of the soul. The Bhagavad Gita by Paramahansa Yogananda.
Needs to be read with great concentration to get the best out of it and for the techings to sink in. Feb 17, Rama rated it it was amazing Shelves: Pratta advanced disciple who had met him in and worked with him on his books and other writings xrjuna various times for a period of more than twenty-five years.
It helps view the whole Kurukshthra battle in a totally different angle. The main theme throughout the Gita is that one should be an adherent of tlaksa renouncer of this egoity ingrained through avidyapaeamahansa, within the physical self of man. Yogananda unravels layer upon layer of complexity. 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.
Reading this book will open up your mind.
View More by This Author. His East-West integration reveals the Gita as an investigation into the nature of human psychology and spiritual awakening that is accessible to both the Eastern spiritual seeker and the Western student of Consciousness. Paramahaansa by Paramahansa Yogananda. In this volume we find the translation of each verse of Gita and its interpretation and how that is related to the overall message of Krishna. This book presents the interpretation by Paramahansa Yogananda of an ageless Hindu teaching much like the Christian Bible.
The Essence of Bhagavad Gita
Vedanta describes this infinite Spirit, Oneness with the Absolute, beyond the domain of all activities, dissolving all illusions of Maya to enjoy the Eternal Bliss, the Brahman. Sep 26, Vikram Shah rated it it was amazing. The Bhagavad Gita ‘the song of the Spirit’ or ‘the song of the Lord’ contains teachings of Bhagavan Krishna in the form of a arujna dialogue between Sri Krishna and his disciple Arjuna.
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