Currently reading- “God Talks with Arjuna: The Bhagavad Gita” translated and explained by Paramahansa Yogananda. This book presents the interpretation by . “The words of Lord Krishna to Arjuna in the Bhagavad Gita,” writes Paramahansa Yogananda, “are at once a profound scripture the science of Yoga, union with. God Talks with Arjuna: The Bhagavad Gita is a posthumously published non- fiction book by the Indian yogi and guru Paramahansa Yogananda (–).

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Yoga philosophy teaches the technique to free ourselves from the threefold human affliction. The instructions are provided in a stepwise fashion in a dialogue between Krishna and Arjuna.

It is a two-volume work containing English translation and commentary of the Bhagavad Gita. The Bhagavad Gita is available for download from Apple Books. Death does not liberate the soul and unites with Cosmic Spirit, but the astral bodies and causal body within it travel together with soul all encased from the coverings of the three bodies in the after death state.

There is nothing that brings immediate peace and calmness to my being then reading the Gita, Yogananda’s commentary brings that great writing alive by his explanations of Indian Culture and the Yoga Sutras.

Competing for victory in every encounter are the forces of good and evil. Incarnate man is encased in a physical body of inert matter, which is animated by a subtle inner astral body of life energy and sensory powers; and both his astral and his physical body have evolved from a causal body of consciousness, which is the fine covering that gives individual existence and form to the soul.

However it is more specifically an allegory with characters representing the various parts of mind and emotion. Jan 03, Jack rated it liked it. PNS Nov 16, It is a magical experience to engage in reading the Gita, I have often wondered if there is perhaps some primordial sound irrespective of the translated language when studying these sacred scriptures. Similarly, the soul, the reflection of God is the great creator, supporter, enjoyer and transcendental observer of its own dream physical body and all its activities.


God Talks with Arjuna: The Bhagavad Gita by Paramahansa Yogananda on Apple Books

The Royal Science of God-Realization. The best choice for anyone looking to get the true meaning out of the Ogd [In case this gets combined with other editions of the Bhagavad Gita on Goodreads, I’m specifically referring to “The Bhagavad Gita According to Paramhansa Yogananda. Jul 19, Brogan rated it it was amazing. The Field and the Knower of the Field.

Yoganqnda is not a normal Gita discourse which explains the holy text the way it is generally done.

The Bhagavad Gita: Royal Science of God-Realization

God Talks with Arjuna: More by Paramahansa Yogananda. Tlks to Yogananda, the Gita intends to guide people in resolving these conflicts in a way that helps them achieve spiritual goals and real and lasting happiness, by raising the level of consciousness to a higher plane of detachment to gof them. This page was last edited on 31 Decemberat Written over many years, this commentary on the Bhagavad Gita is not only Yogananda’s most voluminous work but also his most detailed account of the inner life wiyh the spiritual path.

Swami Kriyananda’s Essence of the Bhagavad Gita is much more accessible. Yogananda wrote that Sri Yukteswar had told him in early years: Open Preview See a Problem?

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The Essence of Bhagavad Gita

Royal Science of God-realization: The Bhagavad Gita, according to Yogananda, metaphorically lays out specific steps to achieve this. It also h The book is a master piece. Yogananda compares the battlefield of the body, mind, and spirit to that of the classic battlefield we find Arjuna in. With this new freedom from bondage which ties consciousness to the body the yogi dissolves his wit in the blessed soul.

God Talks with Arjuna has been hailed as unique among the Gita commentaries for its in-depth explanation of the Yoga doctrine, its detailed cosmology, its deep understanding of the spiritual and psychological truths. Pratta advanced disciple who had met him in and worked with him on his books and other writings at various times for a period of more than twenty-five years. There is so much in this book you need at least a couple of months to really read and unders Paramahansa Yogananda was without a doubt the most enlightened being who lived in the twentieth century.


There is a great deal of metaphoric language that needs commentary for us in the West. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. His interpretation of Gita differs from other interpreters, but follows the beliefs in yoga philosophy of his progenitors, Yogi Mahavatar Babaji, Lahiri Mahasaya, and Swami Sri Yukteswar Giri guru of Yogananda. View More by This Author. God Talks With Arjuna. Herein lies Yogananda’s most beautiful gift.

Aug 26, Chandan Priyadarshi rated it it was amazing Shelves: Sudhir Kumar Mishra Nov 16, God Talks with Arjuna: Aug 16, NeAnna Roane rated it it was amazing. History, Interpretations and Philosophy.

Yogananda gives the genealogy, along with the spiritual significance of each character in the story of Mahabharataas handed down from his guru’s guru, Lahiri Mahasaya. For every few lines of the Gita there are three or four pages of interpretation so the reader understands this timeless classic in incredible depth.

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This is a beautiful edition of the Bhagavad Gita, and Yogananda’s explication is very insightful. States that the words of Lord Krishna to Arjuna in the “Bhagavad Gita” are at once a profound scripture the science of Yoga, union with God, and a textbook for everyday living.

Very hard to read.