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Bhagavad Gita

Bhagavad Gita

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Bhagavad gita in simple english for everyday use.
Bhagavad gita in simple english for everyday use.

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TThhee BBhhaaaavvaadd GGiittaa 
Translation by Shri Purohit Swami.
 
 
A NOTE ABOUT THE TRANSLATOR
Shri Purohit Swami was born into a religious and wealthy family in Badners, India, in1882. He studied philosophy and law, received his LL.B. from Decan College, Poona,married and had three children. However, he did not practice law, and instead spenthis entire life in spiritual devotion. He wrote in his native Marathi, in Hindi, Sanskritand English – poems, songs, a play, a novel, a commentary on
The Bhagavad Gita
and anautobiography. He left India in 1930 at the suggestion of his Master to interpret thereligious life of India for the West, and made his new home in England. It was here thathe produced beautiful translations of
The Bhagavad Gita
, Patanjali’s
 Aphorisms of Yoga
 and – in collaboration with his great friend, the Irish poet W.B. Yeats –
The Ten PrincipalUpanishads
. He died in 1946.
 
 
CONTENTS
ONE: THE DESPONDENCY OF ARJUNA...................................................................................1TWO: THE PHILOSOPHY OF DISCRIMINATION.....................................................................THREE: KARMA-YOGA THE PATH OF ACTION...................................................................9FOUR: DNYANA-YOGA THE PATH OF WISDOM................................................................12FIVE: THE RENUNCIATION OF ACTION................................................................................15 SIX: SELF-CONTROL....................................................................................................................17  SEVEN: KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE.............................................................................20 EIGHT: LIFE EVERLASTING......................................................................................................22 NINE: THE SCIENCE OF SCIENCES ANDTHE MYSTERY OF MYSTERIES....................................................................................24 TEN: THE DIVINE MANIFESTATIONS....................................................................................27  ELEVEN: THE COSMIC VISION.................................................................................................30TWELVE: BHAKTI-YOGA THE PATH OF LOVE..................................................................34 THIRTEEN: SPIRIT AND MATTER............................................................................................36 FOURTEEN: THE THREE QUALITIES.....................................................................................39FIFTEEN: THE LORD-GOD.........................................................................................................41 SIXTEEN: DIVINE AND DEMONIC CIVILIZATION...............................................................43 SEVENTEEN: THE THREEFOLD FAITH.................................................................................45 EIGHTEEN: THE SPIRIT OF RENUNCIATION.......................................................................47 

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