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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No one in my family can forget his presence at the time of Manbhai's last breath; he had chanted 18 chapter of Bhagavadgita with our family.
Modiji has been more busy visiting temples, subsidizing Hindu festivals and traditions, teaching Yoga; and recently taking a Kumbh dip at Prayagraj, and unveiling an Astounding Bhagavadgita measuring 2.8 m by 2 m.
These works may have included the Bhagavadgita, the Manusmrti, and verses from Kalidasa's poetry.
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." (1)
In the ancient Vedic literature, Bhagavadgita, the Supreme Lord declares that, while time subdues many things, it is He who ultimately subdues time.
* Epics "The Ramayana" and "The Mahabharata," including "The Bhagavadgita"
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).
Tambien en tratados de ciencia politica como el Arthasastra (Kauilya, 300 a.EC), en las grandes epicas (en el Moksadharma y la Bhagavadgita del Mahabharata, 200 a.EC-200), en algunos dharmasastra como Manusmrti (200 a.EC-200), en biografias sanscritas de Gautama Buda como el Buddhacarita (Asvago-a, ca.100), en compendios de medicina como el Carakasamhita (Caraka, ca.
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.