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    struggle between desire and duty. Arjuna, the central character, is justly tasked with a leading war against a branch of his family that has usurped the throne, but struggles with fulfilling his role because of his close ties to the perpetrators. The god Krishna, presenting himself as Arjuna’s charioteer, advises Arjuna. In the eleventh discourse, Krishna chooses to reveal his divine form to Arjuna, encompassing his roles as Creator, Protector, and Destroyer. Out of all Krishna’s forms, the text describes his role as the Destroyer in the greatest, most discomforting detail. Though Arjuna is distressed, Krishna uses his harrowing form to emphasize the importance of the destruction…

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    Analysis Of The Geeta

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    Body of the paper The content of the Geeta is the conversation between Lord Krishna and Arjuna taking place on the battlefield of Kurukshetra before the start of the war between the two clans of the brothers- the Kauravas and the Pandavas. Responding to Arjuna’s confusion and dilemma about fighting his own cousins, Bhagwan Krishna explains to Arjuna his duties as a warrior and prince and elaborates on different Vedantic concepts. This has led to the Gita being described as one of the prasthana…

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    In The Gita when Lord Krishna reveals his true form to Arjuna he states, “of words, I am the eternal syllable, OM” (10.25) he then goes on to proclaim, “I am the vowel a of the syllabary, / the pairing of words in a compound” (10.29) Lord Krishna’s equation of himself to letters, syllables and words demonstrates the presence of his divinity within language. Additionally, his comparison of himself to all aspects and units of language, letter, word, compound etc. highlights how completely he and…

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    Paragraph #7 (rebutal) A. One may argue that the authors’ solution from the texts is to help elevate Arjuna and Constantine’s status to help them maintain power. However, after further examination the authors are pushing to a new moral order to maintain the rightful heir to the throne. B. Evidence i. Eusebius implies that Constantine “changed, too, the holy night vigil into a brightness like that of day” after he converted to Christianity. ii. Once Arjuna realizes that “anything inanimate or…

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    Bhagavad Gita Salvation

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    recounts the story of a battle over control of a land known as Hastinapura. Arjuna, leader of the Pandavas, stands on a battlefield opposite his kin, the Kauravas, and turns to the Lord Krishna for courage. Just before the start of the battle, Arjuna has a conversation with Krishna, an avatar of Brahman, on whether or not battling his own family is the right thing to do, for it seems to be one of the greatest sins. In response, Krishna advises Arjuna not to question God’s will and to fulfill his…

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    human beings and for that reason, attention should not be given to selfish behaviors and material rewards; however, the benefits of doing this are different for both belief systems; Indian salvation religions offer spiritual benefits, while in Mediterranean Metaphysical Philosophy, freedom and happiness is reflected in wisdom and virtue. For both belief systems Indian Salvation Religion(s) and Mediterranean Metaphysical Philosophy, the body should not be the most important for individuals…

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    brothers in combat against the Kauravas for the rights to the kingdom. The story takes place on the battlefield of Kuruksheta and contains the divine conversation between Arjuna of the Pandavas brothers and an avatar of Lord Krishna. The arguments presented in this story rationalize and support “righteous war” or dharmya yuddha, war that is just and well deserved (Upadhyaya, 164). Arjuna questions the morality of the situation and seeks guidance from Lord Krishna. However, Lord Krishna believes…

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    considered social justice or what can satisfy our morals, we look into the historical stories of practical philosophy. Plato 's The Apology and the story of Bhagavad-Gita are two resources that we use to discover one 's thought of choice. They are both similar because of the inner philosophical guides that shows us a path or practice to liberation of self, action, and knowledge. From Krishna to Prince Arjuna and Socrates ' daimonion, a demonstration of how similar their thoughts of doubt towards…

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    Bhagavad Gita Notes

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    (Bhagavad-Gita, 86 ) The second reason shows the Indian respect towards their own duties and the importance of the natural law in their culture. The third reason given by Krishna to Arjuna brings us back to the idea of asceticism that was very controversial during the times the Bhagavad-Gita was created. Krishna brings the idea that it is impossible to be inactive, because every human decision or a choice, whether it is action or withdraw from an action is still a choice. In comparing to…

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    Analysis Of Bhagavad Gita

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    choose to take part in the battle in the beginning of the story which shows the great struggle of life and the choices we have to make. Krishna is the charioteer for a great warrior who struggles with the choice he is faced with, where Arjuna, the warrior wishes to see who is in the fight and finds his family and friends fighting and killing each other, he then rejects the battle by throwing his bow down and begins to tremble and become scared. It explains that there is a person named Sanjaya in…

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