Tag: bhagavad gita

  • Bhagavad Gita Summary and Inspiration for Better Living

    The Bhagavad Gita Summary (“Song of God”) provides inspiration for better living and forms the essence of the Vedas and Upanishads. It is a universal scripture applicable to people of all temperaments, for all times. It is a book with sublime thoughts and practical instructions on Yoga, Devotion, Vedanta and Action. The Bhagavad Gita has…

  • Guru Poornima – Honoring the Guru

    Guru Poornima or Purnima is a festival celebrated on the full-moon day in July dedicated to honoring our Guru, our spiritual leader and teacher. Guru Brahma, Gurur Vishnu, Gurur Devoh Maheswaraha.

  • Krishna – The Protector of Goodness

    Lord Krishna says to Arjuna – It is for the protection of the good, for the destruction of the wicked, and for the establishment of righteous Dharma, I come into being from age to age.

  • The Restoration of Dharma – Bhagavad Gita

    Lord Krishna explains to Arjuna the reason why he returns to earth when necessary, for the restoration of faith and dharma. Yadaa yadaa hi dharmasya, glaanirbhavati bhaarata…

  • What is True Yoga?

    Chapter 6 of the Srimad Bhagavad Gita is titled, “The True Yoga”. In this chapter, the teacher, Shri Krishna, teaches his pupil, Arjuna, the nature of True Yoga. It begins with the explanation of the true nature and spirit of renunciation, and the relationship of renunciation to desireless action.

  • The Nature of Birth and Death

    The Atman cannot be cut, burnt, suffer any decay or be dried out. The five forces of nature which are capable of destroying physical elements by their combined actions have no influence on the Atman. That is why it is referred to as nitya or permanent or unchangeable.