Gita Society of Belgium

With regard to the experience of God in Hinduism, one point should be kept in mind. In all world religions there are two main avenues of approach to God or ultimate reality: that of spontaneous illumination and that of gradual enlightenment. The first is the approach of the mystics; the second while also pursued by certain mystically-minded persons, is the way of the average believer, the man in the street. It is the latter who, in the words of the Bhagavad-Gita seeks an “ever deeper God realisation experience as present in man’s self, the world of beings, and the entire universe as the source of all what exists. The author translated the Gita in three languages: English (direct from the Sanskrit), French and Dutch (direct from English authorised by Dr.Ramananda Prasad, Ph.D.