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A comparitive study of the Bhagavad-Gita and the Spiritula

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Published by Pontificia universita gregoriana .
Written in English


  • Exercitia spiritualia,
  • Ignatius

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages442
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9190227M
ISBN 10887652648X
ISBN 109788876526480

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Download PDF A Comparative Study Of The Bhagavad Gītā And The Spiritual Exercises Of Saint Ignatius Of Loyola On The Process Of Spiritual Liberation book full free. A C. After the Second Vatican council, there has been within the lndian Church a growing interest in and concern for whatever is of perennial value in Hinduism. Keeping this in mind, the present study aims at comparing and contrasting the teachings of the Bhagavad-Gītā and the Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius of Loyola on the process of spiritual liberation. The Gita’s explanation of belief and practice has had a huge influence on the formation of Hindu thought. In this course we study the main themes of Krishna’s teachings and the principal ideas within the eighteen chapters ( verses) of Bhagavad Gita. The Bhagavad Gita is a unique literary creation but deciphering its meaning and philosophy is not easy or simple. This careful study of the Bhagavad Gita approaches the ancient text with a modern mind and offers a unifying structure which is of a universal relevance. Combining the philosophical-theoretical with the ethical-practical, Ithamar Theodor locates his study within comparative.

  The Bhagavad Gita is one of the most widely read Hindu scriptures in the Western world. Taking the form of a dialogue between the warrior Arjuna and the divine Krishna on the eve of battle, it is concerned with the most profound aspects of social and religious duty, . Bhagavad Gita Teachings Speech that is non-offensive, truthful, pleasant, beneficial, and is used for the regular study of scriptures is called the austerity of word. - Bhagavad-gita From The Jacket To compare Srimad Bhagavad Gita and Srimad Bhagavata Purana is a great task, since the author is required to study a large number of books, both original and commentaries. Besides, the complexity and subtleties of thought, which one has to master, are so numerous that one would require total dedication and highly developed critical intelligence. About The Book Gita and Kant: Ann Ethical study- The Bhagaved Gita inculcates the threefold method of Karmayoga, Bhaktiyoga and Jnanayuga, The word Yoga is attached to the term Karma to coin the new technical term Karmayoga by the Bhagavad-Gita. The Gita ethics is the ethics of activism Karmayoga. It is not the ethics of inaction or renunciation of action Sannyasa.

The Bhagavad Gita, the greatest devotional book of Hinduism, has long been recognized as one of the world’s spiritual classics and a guide to all on the path of Truth. It is sometimes known as the Song of the Lord or the Gospel of the Lord Shri Krishna. According to Western scholarship, it was composed later than the Vedas and the. spiritual pearls and comprehend its infinitely profound and subtle teachings. The Bhagavad Gita is a unique book for all ages. It is one of the most authoritative books of the Hindu religion. It is the immortal song of the Soul, which bespeaks of the glory of life. The . Wisdom as Elucidated in The Bible and Bhagavad Gita: A Brief Comparative Study. A. David. Guest Lecturer, Alagappa University Evening College, Paramakudi. Literature with its genuiness has ever been the source of imparting wisdom to humanity for centuries in the history of mankind. This simple introduction to both the Bhagavad Gita and Patanjali's Yoga Sutras is a gentle way to ease into these ancient texts. Crafted for use in Hatha Yoga studios, teacher training programs and experiential classroom venues, students will find the language of the book friendly and engaging while teachers will find a rich offering of dialogue-encouraging questions and activities to enrich.