Bhagavadgita


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Noun1.Bhagavadgita - (Hinduism) the sacred `song of God' composed about 200 BC and incorporated into the Mahabharata (a Sanskrit epic)Bhagavadgita - (Hinduism) the sacred `song of God' composed about 200 BC and incorporated into the Mahabharata (a Sanskrit epic); contains a discussion between Krishna and the Indian hero Arjuna on human nature and the purpose of life
Hindooism, Hinduism - a body of religious and philosophical beliefs and cultural practices native to India and based on a caste system; it is characterized by a belief in reincarnation, by a belief in a supreme being of many forms and natures, by the view that opposing theories are aspects of one eternal truth, and by a desire for liberation from earthly evils
Mahabharata, Mahabharatam, Mahabharatum - (Hinduism) a sacred epic Sanskrit poem of India dealing in many episodes with the struggle between two rival families
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Visnu is envisaged as all pervasive and all deities are incorporated into his body, an idea that echoes the Bhagavadgita and is not found in later Pancaratra texts that have been more severely re-modelled on Saivism.
La existencia del Yoga se encuentra tambien en las tradiciones folcloricas, la herencia Vedica Upanishadica, tradiciones Budistas y Jainistas, Darshanas, en el Mahabarata, el Bhagavadgita y el Ramayana.
Portanto, trata-se igualmente de restaurar o dialogo literario e filosofico destas obras latino-americanas, ancoradas no universo de culturas milenarias pre-coloniais, com o pensamento e a literatura mundiais, passando do Bhagavadgita a Leao Hebreu, de Shakespeare a Kafka, da filosofia libertina de Sade ao Fausto de Marlowe e Goethe e ate ao Doktor Faustus de Thomas Mann, no ambito da interpretacao do anti-heroi Riobaldo em Grande sertao: Veredas como negacao de Faustus.
Klostermaier notes on the Hindu religion, "The ultima ratio, and the basis of the entire "ethic" of the Bhagavadgita is the preservation of varnasramadharma, which is understood as sanatana dharma, eternal law, ordained by the Creator, and indispensable for maintaining world-order.
In the ancient Vedic literature, Bhagavadgita, the Supreme Lord declares that, while time subdues many things, it is He who ultimately subdues time.
Desde luego, aunque el termino es mas bien tardio, la idea data de textos canonicos como la Bhagavadgita y ciertas Upanisad-s.
Hegel immersed himself in the study of Indian thought, even writing a book on the Bhagavadgita, only to later depict these scriptural depths to be nothing more than an "insanity [found] through opium," (King 1999a, 124) (2) or "an Idealism of imagination, without distinct conceptions," (Hegel 1956, 139) or "a Pantheism, however, of Imagination, not of Thought," (Hegel 1956, 141) and self-realization "a sort of hazy consciousness" (Hegel 1956, 149).
EC), en las grandes epicas (en el Moksadharma y la Bhagavadgita del Mahabharata, 200 a.
Unlike the Stoics who view virtue as living in accordance with their understanding of nature, Gandhi finds his ideal of detachment in the Bhagavadgita which advises relinquishing one's desires for specific outcomes.
That she managed to accomplish her art in such challenging psychic conditions is the undeniable proof that "even among fierce flames the golden lotus can be planted"--a quotation from BhagavadGita which is inscribed on Plath's tombstone.
e ele continua citando outras obras mais tardias onde vao aparecendo mencoes do yoga ou alguns de seus passos, como o Maitri Upanishad, o Svetasvatara Upanishad, o BhagavadGita, entre outras, todas obras que nao alcancam o periodo anterior ao seculo III a.
In response, Bion wrote that he thought Meister Eckhart (the 13th century German mystic) was 'right on the nail', and described the Bhagavadgita as 'marvellous' (Milner, 1973, p.