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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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.
Such contextualization should include a comparison of the Vedic model of restoration with forms of legitimation based on the bhakti model of the legitimacy as formulated, for instance, in the Bhagavadgita.
He has not killed, but unlike Arjuna on the Kuruksetra battleground of the Bhagavadgita, unlike the future Gautama Buddha of the Updya-kausalya Sutra, and perhaps unlike the selfless, but also angrily self-righteous Maung Win, Clements stays securely on the subject-object field of duality.
Then emerged a saffron clad child chanting the Vedic mantra/hymns from the Bhagavadgita.
Bhakti Vedanta Swami (1972) The Bhagavadgita as it is.
The Vedantic term Brahmanirvana, as found in the Bhagavadgita, means, quite explicitly, "absorption in Brahman.
I felt like the Grim Reaper, a Horseman of Apocalypse, and Oppenheimer's line from the Bhagavadgita, "I am become Death, destroyer of worlds," would not leave my head.
The respective duties of each group are defined and are presented later on in the Bhagavadgita (18:45-47) as conducive to the attainment of liberation.
Presented here without paragraph breaks, it is rendered further unreadable because this compendium is, in fact, "an elaborate commentary on the Bhagavadgita," the elaboration involving chains of imagery that constitute the poet's argument (or rather solicitation or "offering" to his guru and his gods).
29) For his enthusiastic poetic response to reading Charles Wilkins's translation of the Bhagavadgita, see Rocher, Orientalism, Poetry, and the Millennium, p.
Radhakrishnan refers to Him, for He is inherent in everything throughout the universe, as He tells Arjuna in the Bhagavadgita, Book X, Stanza 40.