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    Analysis Of Bhagavad Gita

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    The Bhagavad Gita is regarded as one of the greatest teachings or scriptures of all Asian cultures. The Gita is designed to teach the understanding of a person’s inner self and how a person is to connect with god. The teaching is intended on bringing, in essence, a person into a state of enlightenment connection and communication with god. The teaching is intended as a guide and is more of an oral teaching then a book. Krishna in the story, who is god incarnate, is in the great battle between…

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    The physical world in Dante’s Alighieri coexists with the physical world of the Bhagavad Gita in the matters as actions affect the personal standing of the world to come afterwards. These two literary works are different in terms that those terms of cowardice or betrayal to one’s kingdom by surrendering the throne is punishable in the different levels of Dante’s hell. The levels of Dante’s Alighieri in which one is sent is determined by their internal, external conflicts and actions in the…

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    Much is misunderstood when it comes to one’s world view. To reflect and dictate how someone is meant to live their life is a very complex thing to understand. How are we meant to know what is right and wrong, when someone tells us. However, every person has their different view on things so who’s word are we supposed to take for it? Some may lean on a spiritual or higher being to help them know right from wrong. Others may simply do things their way and live and learn by their experiences. It…

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    In A World of Ideas by Lee A. Jacobus, two stories are compared to one another. Jacobus gives us a summary of The Bhagavad Gita: Meditation and Knowledge and how Lord Krishna speaks to his follower Arjuna. Jacobus also summarizes St. Teresa of Avila: The Raptures of St. Teresa. A good reason to compare the two can be summarized by Molesky; “religion--so often neglected by contemporary historians--offers a more effective window into the origins of modernity than other, trendier subjects.” In both…

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    Part I: Krishna’s Worldviews This paper will examine, in two parts, the worldviews of Krishna and Hinduism. The first part of the paper will examine four of the worldviews covered in class in relation to how they align with the beliefs of Krishna and Hinduism. The second part of the paper will examine a flaw in the logic of the worldviews and a way to remedy the flaw in the logic. Excerpts from the Bhagavad Gita as well as from the Upanishads will support analysis of the worldviews. Condition…

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    Much philosophical and spiritual material has been compressed within these verses. . In the first chapter the Bhagavad Gita, titled- ‘The Despondency of Arjuna’, Arjuna is seen as being agitated by his attachments or Moha, experiencing helplessness and hopelessness, and using various defense mechanisms to justify his state (Rationalization, Denial, Intellectualization, etc.). The drama of Arjuna’s utter despondency…

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    What Is The Bhagavad Gita

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    ultimate “non-control.” It is impossible to escape action, yet performing deeds without personal gain and as a sacrifice, or act of love to God, is the way to be free from bondage. As Krishna explains to Arjuna, “action imprisons the world unless it is done as sacrifice, freed from attachment, Arjuna, perform action as sacrifice” (Bhagavad-Gita, 3.9). Conducting actions as a sacrifice, without expectation of reward, is the only way to be emancipated from our bondage. Most actions are forms of…

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    The problem that I have chosen to tackle is the fraudulent manipulation of religion and religious values among the illiterate population in India by self acclaimed “god men (and women)” and other “godly” people. These words usually represent people who either have godly powers or can talk to God. They are often referred to as ‘baba’, ‘maharaj’, ‘pandit’, etc. I have chosen Krishna and Dante to deal with this problem. Since the majority of the population in India follows the religion that is…

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    Discovering meaning in life has been of the upmost importance to grasping the purist human experience for generations. Philosophers have utilized various concepts in regards to the quest of finding meaning in one’s life including: living with a greater purpose in mind, expanding one’s existence beyond an endless cycle of satisfying desires, and utilizing the idea of duty to overcome conflicts of interest. Living with a purpose is beneficial for enduring suffering as it seems to give the…

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    CHAPTER 1 1.1 INTRODUCTION Once upon a time, Maharishi Valmiki wanted to enlighten himself on the concept of an ideal individual or rather, an ideal man. Sage Narada, who is known particularly for his devotion and love for Lord Vishnu, and his chants of ‘Narayana Narayana’, came to the rescue. He recited a tale of an individual, the perfectionist or Mr. Ideal, in modern terms, and enlightened Valmiki. After a few days, a hunter was roaming in the forest and was in pursuit of a kraunchya bird.…

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