The Six Faults of the Materially Identified Ego

The Six Faults of the Materially Identified Ego Sri Sri Paramahamsa Yogananda When the EGO or “I” consciousness has sided with the materialistic forces of creation, it is said to have six faults (doshas): 1. Kama (lust); 2. Krodha (anger); 3. Lobha (greed); 4. Moha (delusion); 5. Mada (pride); 6. Matsarya (envy). Only when man … Continue reading The Six Faults of the Materially Identified Ego

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Fight Your Own battle of Kurukshetra

Yogic Symbolism of the Battle of the Kurukshetra Sri Sri Paramahamsa Yogananda Selected excerpts from GOD TALKS WITH ARJUNA : THE BHAGAVAD GITA It will become evident… that the historical background of  a battle and the contestants therein have been used for the purpose of illustrating the spiritual and psychological battle going on between the … Continue reading Fight Your Own battle of Kurukshetra

Bring God Here Where He Has Placed Us

Significance of Lord Krishna’s life for the modern world In the Bhagavad Gita our attention is focused on the role of Sri Krishna as the guru and counselor of Arjuna, and on the sublime yoga message he preached as preceptor to the world – the way of righteous activity and meditation for divine communion and … Continue reading Bring God Here Where He Has Placed Us

Unique exposition of the meaning of the first shloka of Bhagavad Gita

Unique exposition of the meaning of the first shloka of Bhagavad Gita I give below the exposition of Pujya Ma* on the first shloka of Srimad Bhagavad Gita, extracted from the book Srimad Bhagavad Gita – A Guide to Daily Living,  Arpana Publications, ©2000 *  A short note about Pujya Ma given below the extract, … Continue reading Unique exposition of the meaning of the first shloka of Bhagavad Gita

The Spiritual Significance of the Srimad Bhagavad Gita today

The Spiritual Significance of the Srimad Bhagavad Gita today How is the story of arjuna relevant to the common man today ? Pujya Ma has dealt abundantly with this subject in the first chapter of this book, which She always describes as extremely important. This scripture acquaints the struggling aspirant of spirituality with the arena … Continue reading The Spiritual Significance of the Srimad Bhagavad Gita today

Acharyas’ Commentaries on the Bhagavad Gita in one place

https://www.bhagavad-gita.us/bhagavad-gita-1-1/ A very good site giving at one place the major commentaries of the Acharyas of Hindus on the Bhagavad Gita. Courtesy to the good people who run this valuable site. For an illustration, I reproduce the contents of page on the first sloka of the Bhagavad Gita from them. ****** Bhagavad Gita 1.1 Posted … Continue reading Acharyas’ Commentaries on the Bhagavad Gita in one place

The Bhagavad Gita – Capsule 18 (concluding)

The Bhagavad Gita in Capsules – Chapter 18 The book “The Prasthānatraya – An Introduction” by Revered Swami Harshananda, President of Ramakrishna Math, Bengaluru was published in 2001. The Swami has bestowed on us a summary of the 18 chapters of the Bhagavad Gita of Lord Krishna. I bow my head in reverence and in … Continue reading The Bhagavad Gita – Capsule 18 (concluding)