Bhagavad Gita Meaning

What is written about non-vegetarians in Bhagavad Gita

About non-vegetarians Lord Krishna in Bhagavad Gita clearly states that consuming non-vegetarian food by a seeker, traveler of spiritual path is not advisable. Non-vegetarian diet produces tamasic pravattis whereas a traveler of spiritual path should all the time remain sattvic both in eating habits and also thoughts. Invoking impure thoughts is prohibited on path of pure spirituality.   Consumption of […]

What is a Dream according to Bhagavad Gita

Lord Krishna in Bhagavad Gita has not directly detailed explicit meaning of dreams but Upanishads (independent spiritual treatises) explained meaning of dreams as thus: Dreams are a means through which our consciousness, soul atman existing in heart conveys to us its logical goal of life. Here we need to understand that present human form is manifested by spirit, consciousness within. […]

What is Arjunas role in Bhagavad Gita

Arjuna s’ role in Bhagavad Gita symbolizes journey of a spiritual seeker who seeks reaching God in one’s lifetime. Even while facing the enemy in the battle of Mahabharata head-on Arjuna was so engrossed in thoughts of God Almighty that he suddenly reached state of enlightenment and in those moments the sermon of Bhagavad Gita was delivered to him by […]

Whose teachings are in Bhagavad Gita

All the 700 shlokas verses contained in Bhagavad Gita are compilation of sermon rendered to Arjuna by Lord Krishna, an avatar of Dwapar Yuga in the battle of Mahabharata.   The teachings of spirituality contained in Bhagavad Gita are priceless. Following the gist of Bhagavad Gita anyone with spiritual inclinations world over can follow spirituality to its logical end, become […]

Who should read Bhagavad Gita

Only people with spiritual inclinations should read Bhagavad Gita. Half-heartedly nothing can be understood in Bhagavad Gita. Most indulged in teachings of Bhagavad Gita in their spare time.   Bhagavad Gita is a spiritual treatise detailing intricacies of spiritual journey. How we can demolish ego, how to overpower five senses and mind, how we can practice nishkama karma yoga, how […]

Does Bhagavad Gita really have all the answers

Not only Bhagavad Gita has all the answers necessitated to reach god but the deadly combination of teachings of Bhagavad Gita and 11 principal Upanishads (independent a spiritual treatises) form core of entire spirituality contained in Hinduism.   Knower of Bhagavad Gita and Upanishads gets to know everything relating to God right from stage of big bang to dissolution of […]

What does Bhagavad Gita say about women

Bhagavad Gita accords highest status to women and there is no exception on that. The reason is simple. When souls’ atmans wanted to manifest a life form they found mother earth suitable for progeny. Immediately hurtling souls’ atmans started manifesting body after another.   In the entire cosmic system the status of a soul atman is supreme only next to […]

Is Bhagavad Gita the Hindu Bible

Bhagavad Gita that primarily relates to Hinduism is much more than Christian Bible. The teachings contained in Bible emanated from Jesus Christ, an enlightened one. In the west in the entire history of mankind only two spiritual stalwarts succeeded in reaching state of enlightenment Jesus Christ and Prophet Mohammed.   Comparatively in India (erstwhile Bharatvarsha) hundreds succeeded in reaching state […]

What does the Bhagavad Gita teach

Bhagavad Gita teaches mankind the difference between spirituality and religion! It shows mankind a sure shot method, path to reach god, state of enlightenment in their lifetime.   The teachings of Bhagavad Gita all the 700 shlokas verses contained therein were full of spiritual wisdom following which any one belonging to any religion, faith or belief world over can easily […]

What is the moral of Bhagavad Gita

Bhagavad Gita was never about morality alone. Morality is only a part of spiritual life. For understanding Bhagavad Gita the first and foremost requirement is 100% faith in the existence of God, world of souls’ atmans. Anything less than 100% would not do.   Once we believed in God and his system then remaining 100% truthful we could follow guidelines […]

Bhagavad Gita about Marriage

Lord Krishna in Bhagavad Gita is totally neutral about marriage. Bhagavad Gita is a spiritual treatise and in field of spirituality there is no place for family.   Reason being, we are primarily a spiritual being manifesting human form. To regain our lost original pure prime pristine primordial form we had to establish total control over five senses and mind. […]

Bhagavad Gita and Upanishads

Bhagavad Gita is a dictate, sermon given by Lord Krishna to Arjuna but intended for entire mankind. Bhagavad Gita deals with spiritual principles of life. One can follow Bhagavad Gita to reach state of enlightenment and finally moksha salvation. No other scripture is necessitated to become an enlightened one other than Bhagavad Gita.   Upanishads are independent spiritual treatises that […]

Teachings of Lord Krishna in Bhagavad Gita

Allegorically Lord Krishna in Bhagavad Gita represents prana, life energy we called soul atman existing in human body.   This soul atman residing in human body all the time conveys to human body its desire to reach cosmic end of life, 8.4 millionth manifestation, last in cosmic life cycle.   But dominated by ego we failed to hear dictates of […]

Bhagavad Gita explained in simple english

For a layman to understand Bhagavad Gita here are the salient points: It is Bhagavad Gita and Bhagavad Gita only that tells mankind the path to gaining enlightenment, becoming a Mahavira, Gautama Buddha Jesus Christ or Prophet Mohammed.   If other religions preached otherwise, it was spreading ignorance.   As per Bhagavad Gita every single human being on mother earth […]

Translation of Bhagavad Gita in english

The best translations of Bhagavad Gita in English are available with Gita press, Gorakhpur, India. These are the most authentic translations till date crafted by renowned writers like Jayadayal Goyandka, Swami Ramsukhdas and Hanuman Prasad Poddar.   Commentary on Bhagavad Gita by Adi Shankaracharya is also available with Gita press, Adi Shankaracharya one who gained enlightenment in his lifetime.   […]

Mahabharata and the Bhagavad Gita

The battle of Mahabharata and subsequent sermon of Bhagavad Gita by Lord Krishna has a very subtle message hidden for entire mankind. This story relates to entire world, not only followers of Hinduism or those living in India.   Whenever society reaches a point of no return, to cleanse the society of its ills precipitates a mother of all wars, […]

Define Dharma in Bhagavad Gita

Your right to do what is just and right and not what was destined, is the definition of Dharma directly dictated to me by God Almighty, Brahman a few days after I realized self, realized god in the wee hours of third of August 1993 at 37 years of age. This definition of dharma just cannot go wrong. It also […]

Gist of Bhagavad Gita in english

As per Bhagavad Gita we are primarily a spiritual being, a cosmic traveler that manifested human form to work out its karma. We failed to realize our true identity as a spirit due to presence of ego. Indulging in teachings of spirituality contained in Bhagavad Gita we can not only realize our true identity but also become a pure soul […]

Bhagavad Gita in daily life

Bhagavad Gita is not something that relates to daily life. The teachings of spirituality contained in Bhagavad Gita were meant for seekers who wanted to reach God in their lifetime. There is nothing in Bhagavad Gita that relates to principles of management. Bhagavad Gita purely relates to inner journey towards our soul atman so that we can reach state of […]

Influence of Bhagavad Gita on indian culture

In the entire history of mankind from the west only Jesus Christ and Prophet Mohammed succeeded in reaching state of enlightenment. Comparatively in India hundreds of Sages and Rishis succeeding in reaching God in their lifetime!   Teachings of spirituality contained in Bhagavad Gita not only form core of life on mother earth but following Bhagavad Gita any human being […]

Forms of Yoga in the Bhagavad Gita

How many Mount Everest or Pacific Ocean do we have on mother earth! Some may argue for the sake of it but to what avail!   Yoga derived from the root word yog is the path towards god and there are not many paths leading to god. The primary essence of all paths is one and only one. As many […]

Complete Bhagavad Gita in english

The original text of Bhagavad Gita containing 700 shlokas verses in Sanskrit along with English transliteration is available with Gita press, Gorakhpur, India with prices ranging from $.10 to $1. All the publications from Gita press are highly subsidized.   Relating to Bhagavad Gita and Upanishads (independent spiritual treatises) there was nothing better than publications from Gita press, a storehouse […]

Bhagavad Gita written in Sanskrit

The original text of Bhagavad Gita in Sanskrit containing all the 700 shlokas verses is available at a very subsidized cost ranging from $.10 to $1 from Gita press, Gorakhpur, India. They have many publications and are available in major cities of India in their bookstores. They also have online presence.   Along with the original text of Bhagavad Gita […]

Bhagavad Gita original text

The original text of Bhagavad Gita, all the 700 shlokas verses in Sanskrit is available at a very subsidized price ranging from $.10 to $1 from Gita press, Gorakhpur, India yet, there are no takers. Why?   Everything contained in Bhagavad Gita and other sacred texts of Hinduism cannot be understood literally, they demand our indulgence in contemplation (chintan) to […]

Who is Krishna in the Bhagavad Gita

Metaphorically Krishna in Bhagavad Gita represents the spirit, consciousness existing in our heart. There was none to impart sermon of Bhagavad Gita to Arjuna other than his own soul atman. Arjuna from the beginning was a spiritual person. Indulging in spirituality of the highest order when he was about to gain enlightenment, the cosmic truth of life flashed to him. […]

Karma Yoga in Bhagavad Gita

Karma Yoga in Bhagavad Gita relates to practice of nishkama karma yoga which simply means, not attaching self to fruits of karma performed. On path of pure spirituality, for a spiritual traveler indulgence in karma should always be nishkama karma way of life. For a faster spiritual progress we must all the time work like a trustee, caretaker with the […]

Why is the Bhagavad Gita important to Hindus

The teachings of Lord Krishna in Bhagavad Gita give meaning to human life. Furthermore, following teachings of Lord Krishna in Bhagavad Gita human beings reached god, realized self.   There is nothing more pure than teachings of Lord Krishna in Bhagavad Gita making it number one scripture in the entire world. For this very reason oaths in all courts of […]

Quotes from the Bhagavad Gita about action

Action as per Lord Krishna in Bhagavad Gita directly relates to karma but inherent karma is much more than mere physical action. As per Bhagavad Gita, primarily Jaina philosophy every single thought precipitates into an act of karma.   When we invoked a thought, no physical action took place yet, invoking of thoughts precipitate into karma. And what does this […]

Meaning of Dharma in Bhagavad Gita

As detailed in Bhagavad Gita Dharma (righteousness) defined as “Your right to do what is just and right and not what was destined” is that unfettered cosmic principle of life, which governs from the inside life of all living beings on mother earth including human beings.   In absence of dharma no religion could sustain of its own. In absence […]

How to get mental peace from Gita

Indulging in Bhagavad Gita is an inner journey towards our soul atman existing in heart. It involves awakening of dormant lying kundalini shakti and when that happens dormant lying portions of our brain activated. This sudden increased activity in brain results in severe headaches, migraine that were temporary but after some time there is a complete lull followed by experience […]