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  2. 2. • The Bhagavad Gita is an ancient Sanskrit text comprising 700 verses of the Mahabharata (Bhishma Parva chapters 23 – 40). The verses, using the range and style of Sanskrit meter (chandas) with similes and metaphors, are very poetic; hence the title, which translates to "the Song of the Divine One", of Bhagavan in the form of Krishna - WHAT IS BHAGAVAD GITA DR.T.V.RAO MD 2
  3. 3. • When I read the Bhagavad-Gita and reflect about how God created this universe everything else seems so superfluous." ~ Albert Einstein ALBERT EINSTEIN DR.T.V.RAO MD 3
  4. 4. • The Bhagavad-Gita is the most systematic statement of spiritual evolution of endowing value to mankind. It is one of the most clear and comprehensive summaries of perennial philosophy ever revealed; hence its enduring value is subject not only to India but to all of humanity." ~ Aldous Huxley ~ ALDOUS HUXLEY DR.T.V.RAO MD 4
  5. 5. • The Bhagavad-Gita is a true scripture of the human race a living creation rather than a book, with a new message for every age and a new meaning for every civilization." ~ Rishi Aurobindo RISHI AUROBINDO DR.T.V.RAO MD 5
  6. 6. HERMAN HESSE • The marvel of the Bhagavad-Gita is its truly beautiful revelation of lifes wisdom which enables philosophy to blossom into religion." ~ Herman Hesse DR.T.V.RAO MD 6
  7. 7. ~ MAHATMA GANDHI • The Bhagavad-Gita calls on humanity to dedicate body, mind and soul to pure duty and not to become mental voluptuaries at the mercy of random desires and undisciplined impulses." • "When doubts haunt me, when disappointments stare me in the face, and I see not one ray of hope on the horizon, I turn to Bhagavad-Gita and find a verse to comfort me; and I immediately begin to smile in the midst of overwhelming sorrow. Those who meditate on the Gita will derive fresh joy and new meanings from it every day." • ~ Mahatma Gandhi DR.T.V.RAO MD 7
  8. 8. • "The Bhagavad-Gita is an empire of thought and in its philosophical teachings Krishna has all the attributes of the full-fledged montheistic deity and at the same time the attributes of the Upanisadic absolute." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson RALPH WALDO EMERSON DR.T.V.RAO MD 8
  9. 9. • In order to approach a creation as sublime as the Bhagavad-Gita with full understanding it is necessary to attune our soul to it." ~ Rudolph Steiner RUDOLPH STEINER DR.T.V.RAO MD 9
  10. 10. SWAMI PRABHUPADA • The Bhagavad-Gita is not seperate from the Vaisnava philosophy and the Srimad Bhagavatam fully reveals the true import of this doctrine which is transmigation of the soul. On perusal of the first chapter of Bhagavad-Gita one may think that they are advised to engage in warfare. When the second chapter has been read it can be clearly understood that knowledge and the soul is the ultimate goal to be attained. On studying the third chapter it is apparent that acts of righteousness are also of high priority. If we continue and patiently take the time to complete the Bhagavad-Gita and try to ascertain the truth of its closing chapter we can see that the ultimate conclusion is to relinquish all the conceptualized ideas of religion which we possess and fully surrender directly unto the Supreme Lord." ~ Swami Prabhupada DR.T.V.RAO MD 10
  11. 11. • "The secret of karma yoga which is to perform actions without any fruitive desires is taught by Lord Krishna in the Bhagavad-Gita." ~ Vivekananda VIVEKANANDA DR.T.V.RAO MD 11
  12. 12. ~ RALPH WALDO EMERSON • "I owed a magnificent day to the Bhagavad-Gita. It was the first of books; it was as if an empire spoke to us, nothing small or unworthy, but large, serene, consistent, the voice of an old intelligence which in another age and climate had pondered and thus disposed of the same questions which exercise us." • "The Bhagavad-Gita is an empire of thought and in its philosophical teachings Krishna has all the attributes of the full-fledged montheistic deity and at the same time the attributes of the Upanisadic absolute." ~ Ralph Waldo EmersonDR.T.V.RAO MD 12
  13. 13. • From a clear knowledge of the Bhagavad-Gita all the goals of human existence become fulfilled. Bhagavad-Gita is the manifest quintessence of all the teachings of the Vedic scriptures." ~ Adi Sankara ADI SANKARA DR.T.V.RAO MD 13
  14. 14. • "The idea that man is like unto an inverted tree seems to have been current in by gone ages. The link with Vedic conceptions is provided by Plato in his Timaeus in which it states..." behold we are not an earthly but a heavenly plant." ~ Carl Jung CARL JUNG DR.T.V.RAO MD 14
  15. 15. • In the morning I bathe my intellect in the stupendous and cosmogonal philosophy of the Bhagavad-Gita, in comparison with which our modern world and its literature seems puny and trivial." ~ Henry David Thoreau HENRY DAVID THOREAU DR.T.V.RAO MD 15
  16. 16. • The power of God is with you at all times; through the activities of mind, senses, breathing, and emotions; and is constantly doing all the work using you as a mere instrument.” AS MANY THINK ON BHAGAVADGITA DR.T.V.RAO MD 16
  17. 17. • The Gita helps you evolve to greater heights in your own spiritual path. It provides you with the knowledge and guidance to reach the ultimate in human perfection. • SWAMI PARTHASARATHY DR.T.V.RAO MD 17
  18. 18. • Little by little, through patience and repeated effort, the mind will become stilled in the Self. • Practice every day TRUE TEACHING OF BHAGAVAD-GITA IS …… DR.T.V.RAO MD 18
  19. 19. DR.T.V.RAO MD 19 • When I get a Doubts about my self and other I try to practice a Little of Bhagavad-Gita • Email •