Bhagavad Gita Hinduism


Being a non-vegetarian can I read Bhagavad Gita

Bhagavad Gita places human beings primarily into three categories viz. Sattvic, Rajasic and Tamasic. Those falling under sattvic category were pure both in deeds and thoughts. Sattvic people always relished vegetarian food and that too in minimum quantity as required to maintain the body.   Rajasic people enjoyed feasting on food both vegetarian and non-vegetarian. Rajasic people are primarily represented […]


Is it true Albert Einstein was deeply inspired by Hindu scripture Bhagavad Gita

Yes, it is an absolute fact of life that Albert Einstein was deeply inspired by Hindu scripture Bhagavad Gita. When Albert Einstein indulged in teachings of Bhagavad Gita for the first time he was totally mesmerized by the scripture for it contained every knowable wisdom right from origin of cosmos to dissolution of cosmos (Pralaya in Hinduism).   The enormity […]


Is tit for tat justified in Bhagavad Gita

The tit for tat theory is principally doctrine of karma explained in plain native language. As we sow so shall we reap says law of karma.   More than anything else Lord Krishna in Bhagavad Gita advocates practicing forgiveness whenever possible. Only when someone crosses limits does principle of forgiveness fails. We just could not forgive enemy at the door. […]


Best Bhagavad Gita interpretation

My indulgence with Bhagavad Gita started when I was six years of age. Something within me stirred all the time as if wanting to say there was more to life than visible. Slowly I realized something existed in my heart.   On questioning the elders in the family, I was told it was my soul atman, the spirit. I was […]


What makes lessons of Bhagavad Gita immortal

It is a perfect saying that lessons of Bhagavad Gita are immortal, for it is following the teachings contained in Bhagavad Gita human beings finally reached state of immortality forever.   Immortality cannot be gained in absence of teachings contained in Bhagavad Gita. In present Kali Yuga the only recourse to understanding spirituality that led mankind towards state of enlightenment […]


Can I read Bhagavad Gita at night

Bhagavad Gita is a scriptural text gist of which cannot be understood simply by reading. One has to indulge in contemplation (chintan) to reach the hidden underlying meaning.   Following path of jnana yoga (absolute wisdom) is a prerequisite to understanding Bhagavad Gita. During present era the Kali Yuga, indulging in bhakti yoga and karma yoga alone does not make […]


Do Western scholars study Bhagavad Gita

Even the best of Indian scholars faced to understand ABC of spirituality contained in Bhagavad Gita, what to say of scholars in West! Furthermore, spirituality as understood in West is distinct from true spirituality followed in India.   The spirituality as detailed in Bhagavad Gita is the only true spirituality that leads mankind towards God. It is Bhagavad Gita that […]


Suggest easiest way to follow lessons of Bhagavad Gita

There never was an easiest way to follow lessons of Bhagavad Gita. The teachings contained in Bhagavad Gita were foremost of all scriptural writings available in world today. If one can reach state of enlightenment in present life time, it is only through teachings of Bhagavad Gita.   Everything contained in Bhagavad Gita can be understood only by indulgence in […]


Why did Russians find Bhagavad Gita dangerous

Even the best of scholars in India who indulged in teachings of Lord Krishna in Bhagavad Gita were not able to understand ABC of it, how could we expect Russians to understand gist of Bhagavad Gita and that too literally.   One who finally understands Bhagavad Gita in totality becomes knower of all, becoming a Sri Ramakrishna Paramhansa or Maharshi […]


I want to read Bhagavad Gita from where should I start

Before wanting to read Bhagavad Gita master art of contemplation (chintan) as it is only through chintan (contemplation) one can reach the hidden underlying meanings of sacred texts contained in Bhagavad Gita. No wonder how many times one reads Bhagavad Gita, one can ever understand anything whatsoever. Almost every single person who reads Bhagavad Gita says so.   Once we […]


Most authentic commentary that does not change spirit of Bhagavad Gita

The most authentic commentary of Bhagavad Gita that contains the original spirit of Bhagavad Gita is available with Gita press, Gorakhpur, India.   Nothing in this world paralleled the publications of Gita press, Gorakhpur, India.   I have no personal affiliation with Gita press in any manner. I have gone through their publications in depth and also from other renowned […]


Are Krishna and Brahman interchangeably used in Bhagavad Gita the same

When we contemplated on deeper issues of life contained in Bhagavad Gita, we realized that voice of Lord Krishna coming from within our heart is actually the voice of God Almighty himself getting relayed through Lord Krishna, the soul atman within.   When a TV transmission starts from Central Station in New Delhi, its first gets relayed to repeater station […]


Did Abdul Kalam read Bhagavad Gita a lot

All bright students and scholars like Abdul Kalam indulged in Bhagavad Gita never superficially but through path of contemplation (chintan) so as to reach the hidden underlying meaning! Once a seeker reaches the inner depth of spirituality contained in Bhagavad Gita, one becomes an absolute follower and believer of teachings of Lord Krishna in Bhagavad Gita.   It is always […]


Best Marathi translation for Bhagavad Gita

The best Marathi translation of Bhagavad Gita available in India is from Gita press, Gorakhpur, India. One can without hesitation purchase Gita Sadhak Sanjivani (Code: 7) by authentic and renowned author Swami Ramsukhdas.   Many works on Bhagavad Gita in Marathi language are available with Gita press, Gorakhpur, India. Gita press has online presence and also stores in major cities […]


Difference between Bhagavad Gita Bible and Quran

Bhagavad Gita is the original, the stem from which originated all branches. The sermon of Bhagavad Gita by Lord Krishna forms core of spirituality. Initially advent Lord Krishna, about 1500 years earlier to coming of Jesus Christ! A few centuries later followed Prophet Mohammed.   In Hinduism seekers in hundreds succeeded reaching state of enlightenment whereas in the West only […]


Which is better to read or to listen Bhagavad Gita

Reading or listening to Bhagavad Gita does not serve any purpose, we never gained anything spiritually. Spirituality was all about taking the inner journey towards the spirit existing in our heart as soul atman. The inward journey demands our indulgence in contemplation (chintan) to reach a hidden underlying meaning of sacred text contained in Bhagavad Gita.   No matter how […]


There are so many Books on Bhagavad Gita which author is the best

The most authentic commentaries on Bhagavad Gita both in Hindi and English and even Sanskrit are available with Gita press, Gorakhpur, India.   A commendable commentary by Bhagavad Gita from authentic writers like Jayadayal Goyandka, Swami Ramsukhdas and Hanuman Prasad Poddar are available at a very subsidized prices ranging from $1-$3. Gita press is fond of selling books at a […]


The result of reading Bhagavad Gita

The result of reading Bhagavad Gita literally is always nil. I have come across many even renowned scholars who laughed at my ignorance and said Bhagavad Gita contained so many management principles of life that could be applied to day-to-day routines of life.   I am surprised not at their ignorance but their goal of life. Bhagavad Gita relates to […]


Bhagavad Gita Meditation technique

As per Bhagavad Gita meditation technique that needs following is indulging in contemplation (chintan). We cannot understand Bhagavad Gita just by reading through literally. No wonder how many times one reads Bhagavad Gita one is not able to understand a word of it.   Contemplation (chintan) initially seems very difficult but is not impossible to practice.   Contemplation is needed […]


Advantages of reading Bhagavad Gita

One whose goal of life is not spiritual, there is practically no advantage of reading Bhagavad Gita. Many human beings world over thought that Bhagavad Gita contains many principles of management following which, they could improve their manifest physical life. They were entirely wrong. Bhagavad Gita is a spiritual compendium having nothing to do with manifest physical life.   Following […]


How long did Krishna take to preach Bhagavad Gita to Arjuna

From the date Arjuna started indulgence in spirituality until the start of Mahabharata, is the time period Arjuna took to assimilate teachings of Lord Krishna in Bhagavad Gita.   Allegorically Lord Krishna is no different than the spirit, soul atman existing in our heart. If we are truthful 100%, if we believed in God and his world of souls’ atmans […]


How much time required to read Bhagavad Gita

How much time is required to read Bhagavad Gita depends upon our capability to contemplate on vital issues of life contained in Bhagavad Gita. Unless we mastered delicate art of contemplation, nothing in Bhagavad Gita becomes clear. Literally one can never understand gist of Bhagavad Gita. We may read Bhagavad Gita many times but shall remain wherever we are.   […]


Any rules to read Bhagavad Gita

The basic fundamental to read and understand Bhagavad Gita is via contemplation (chintan). Literally one can never understand anything in Bhagavad Gita. Mastering delicate art of contemplation is an absolute must if we desire reaching the hidden underlying meanings of teachings of Lord Krishna contained in Bhagavad Gita.   No wonder, how many times one reads Bhagavad Gita nothing becomes […]


Can I recite Bhagavad Gita 30 minutes in morning and evening

Ritual recitation of Bhagavad Gita many times every single day does not serve any purpose. We do not progress even an inch. It is not bland recitation that helps but indulgence in contemplation (chintan) that paves way for our understanding of Bhagavad Gita in totality.   Indulgence in Yajña s and recitation of shlokas verses did not yield any result […]


Can I read Bhagavad Gita at home

Bhagavad Gita is a spiritual treatise meant to uplift mankind to levels of enlightened ones like Mahavira, Gautama Buddha even Jesus Christ and Prophet Mohammed. How could a spiritual compendium have any limitations, it can be indulged anywhere and at any stage of life.   I indulged in Bhagavad Gita even while walking, jogging, swimming, studying, indulging in sports and […]


Is killing in war between Kauravas and Pandavas justified in Bhagavad Gita

The battle of Mahabharata between Kauravas and Pandavas is no ordinary war. As per Bhagavad Gita the war of Mahabharata was ordained by God to re-establish Dharma (righteousness) against evil forces of adharma (lawlessness) that bared their fangs during Dwapar Yuga.   As detailed in Bhagavad Gita by Lord Krishna a battle like Mahabharata gets necessitated every 3500 to 5000 […]


Where is the actual original written Srimad Bhagavad Gita kept

Bhagavad Gita is a spiritual treatise and has universal appeal is available for mere $.10 from Gita press, Gorakhpur, India. This copy of Bhagavad Gita contains all the 700 shlokas verses in Sanskrit in original form.   Even an authentic commentary of Bhagavad Gita containing all 700 shlokas verses along with English and Hindi transliteration is available for mere $1 […]


Bhagavad Gita the most powerful text on planet

Bhagavad Gita is not only the most powerful sacred text on planet mother earth but also a spiritual treatise following which man gods like Mahavira, Gautama Buddha even Jesus Christ and Prophet Mohammed succeeded in reaching state of enlightenment, becoming a pure soul atman.   What is contained in Bhagavad Gita that makes it the most powerful of all texts […]


Is Bhagavad Gita a religious book

Bhagavad Gita is not a religious but a spiritual book. Bhagavad Gita encompasses everything needed to cover spiritual journey satisfactorily. Indulging in 700 shlokas verses contained in Bhagavad Gita any human being world over can easily reach state of enlightenment.   We only need to follow precepts of spirituality as detailed in Bhagavad Gita.   In present times, indulgence in […]