Category Archives: Bhagavad Gita

Inside the Bhagavad Gita

Dr. Edwin Bryant offers us a tour of the historical and religious landscape of the Bhagavad Gita in this interview, including a view of its influence on Thoreau, Emerson, Mahatma Gandhi and its relevance for Yoga students and teachers.

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Introduction to the Bhagavad Gita

The ancient Indian scriptures are known collectively as the Vedas. The Bhagavad Gita comes from the Vedas. But what are the Vedas?

The root vid means knowledge. According to the Hindus, the Vedas are holy scriptures. Any scripture that talks Full Story

What Does the Bhagavad Gita Really Have to Offer?

The Bhagavad-gita is not just another religious text; nor is it merely a Hindu scripture. Rather, it provides “applied spiritual technologies,” or systematic procedures by which anyone, of any religious faith, can advance toward the ultimate goal of life. In … Full Story

The Story Behind the Bhagavad Gita

My Master, Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj, said this about the greatness of the Gita:

“The Gita expounds very lucidly the fundamentals of Yoga philosophy. It is a great source of wisdom. It is a great guide, a supreme teacher, an Full Story