Editorial Reviews. Review. The best from a literary point of view. American Library Association A distinguished literary work. TIME Magazine A highly. Bhagavad Gita: The Song of God (Prabhavananda) Bhagavad Gita: The Song of God. translated by Swami Prabhavananda and Christopher Isherwood. Jeremi said: The Bhagavad-Gita is one my favourite scriptures so far. The Song of God; Bhagavad-Gita by Swami Prabhavananda and Christopher Isherwood.

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Nov 25, Edward rated it it was amazing. In these verses, one can find the entirety of Hindu philosophy.

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The Song of God; Bhagavad-Gita is an enlightening discourse, a diagnosis and examination of spirituality and realms of being. He was assisted on several of the projects by Christopher Isherwood or Frederick Manchester. No particular endorsement of this translation- it’s just the one I happen to own. Refresh and try again. Have doubts regarding this swzmi

Lists with This Book. It was if the cream of the Bible was skimmed off and placed within this book.

Bhagavad-gita: Song of God

Admittedly it seems kind of silly to talk about a “favorite scripture”, but this is easily mine. Krishna Who burns with the bliss And suffers the sorrow Of every creature Within his own heart, Making his own Each bliss and each sorrow: Safe and Secure Payments. I feel like this book isn’t really mine to review. Open Preview See a Problem? How shall he tame it? He was a philosopher, religious teacher and scholar who authored several books on Vedanta and Indian religious scriptures. Who knows the Atman Knows that happiness Born of pure knowledge: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


In such interpretations, the battlefield represents the struggle in the mind between good and evil, and the castes aren’t the basis of a rigid social system, just inherent abilities.

Duryodhana chose the army, his pride blinding him from the truth that Arjuna saw instantly. One of them would receive his entire army and military prowess, while the other would only receive him as his charioteer, for Krishna would merely guide him through the battlefield, staying aloof from the violence.

If you don’t believe in reincarnation and the hope of one day being free from that suffering, it’s basically telling you: The notions of renunciation and non attachment are stressed throughout as Krishna teaches Arjuna about life, action, and the path to spiritual enlightenment. The creative energy of Brahman is that which causes all existences to come into being” “Deep his delight After strict self-schooling: It bhagaavd important to take special care to discern Illusion from Truth.

Sour toil at first But at last what sweetness, Prabhavsnanda end of sorrow. Through these verses, mankind has found the answers it has sought again and bhaavad.


It’s given me lots of ideas for fiction, which is the best review I can give to any book: The Pandavas and the Kauravas had equal rights to the Kuru Empire, but the Pandavas had been tricked out of their portion by their greedy cousins. May 11, Kevin Summers rated it it was amazing Shelves: When we consider Brahman as lodged within the individual being, we call Him the Atman.

Bhagavad-Gita: The Song of God

The least interesting part of this book is Aldous Huxley’s introduction. Sep 20, Deanna rated it really liked it Shelves: Giga, on the other hand, picked his beloved Krishna, and asked him to be his charioteer. It begins at the brink or a war between two rival families in India.

The book has a perpetual effect on one’s thinking during and after reading. The style was engaging, and I enjoyed the translators’ transitioning between poetry and prose.

Consider these lines, from Krishna’s side of the dialogue: Certainly a lot of similar belief to my Christianity.