The Bhagavad Gita has ratings and 51 reviews. Tami said: I first time I read The Bhagavad Gita was in university. Although interesting, my interpreta. The Bhagavad Gita contains the inner essence of India, the moral and spiritual principles found in the very earliest scriptures of this ancient land. To read The. The Bhagavad Gita: A Walkthrough for Westerners. BY Jack Hawley. The Bhagavad Gita has been called India’s greatest contribution to the world. For more than.

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A must for anyone seeking spiritual growth, inspiration and truth. Indeed, Arjuna, inaction, for even bgagavad moment, is impossib “Those who merely shirk worldly activities, thinking that they are ‘renouncing’ action, cannot attain the Supreme goal.

Best introduction that I would fully recommend to the Gita.

I’ve read this several times. Firm, dedicated faith sraddha brings you the raw force of determination, will. I quote that last word because you have to This giha indeed ‘magical’ as someone called it. Feb 15, Chris Davis rated it it was amazing. Revere Me always and bow before Me only. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

I guess, certain concepts and lines of questioning never waokthrough go out of style. If you’ve tried to read other translations or become overwhelmed and annoyed at terminologies than this is the one for you. There is an accumulated potency in it. Walktbrough Walkthrough for Westerners “Ancient, but strangely close and familiar Although interesting, my interpretation was very academic, somewhat clinical like an anthropological exercise.

I really liked this translation. Oct 15, Christopher Beards rated it it was amazing. C Jack Hawley. To read the Gita is to be inspired in the true sense of the term: It’s so straightforward and simple to read and ‘understand’. Only magnifies the heart and reality to those willing to acknowledge, accept and practice it’s teaching s. His website is www. I was uncomfortable with the suggestion that my fate was out of my hands and that only surrender to the Divine could improve my future.


When you are acting as God for God it is impossible to do something adharmic. New World Library Amazon.

I found myself underlining things that I thought were really important to life on almost every page, and I got a lot out of it. I did enjoy this book. New Hbagavad LibraryMar 10, – Religion – pages. God is shown to be compassionate and loving, and provides Arjuna with careful and thoughtful instructions: It’s easy to read, but not easy to absorb – but that’s the nature of the Gita.

It’s filled with profound wisdom, and this prose translation is very easy to read. To ask other readers questions about The Bhagavad Gitaplease sign up.

The Bhagavad Gita: A Walkthrough for Westerners

I agreed with a lot of the philosophy in it, and I liked how it stated that everything was apart of nature. From the single whirling atom up to the entire universe, all is movement, action. Sep 18, Pythagorean rated it it was amazing. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. As your passion diminishes, your mind comes under control.

Like water that gradually filters down wdsterners earth and comes out fresh and pure, important ideas also pass down through the sands of time and get cleansed in the process, eventually emerging, eons later, as pure truth.


The Bhagavad Gita: A Walkthrough for Westerners by Jack Hawley

Jan 20, Bhxgavad rated it it was amazing. Although the material is the same, this time when I read through The Bhagavad Gita, I became very interested in the concept of the path of action. Will be coming back for a re-read. Wxlkthrough from The Bhagavad Gita Sep 17, Velutrein rated it it was amazing. Taking refuge in Me means that you give up the idea that you are the doer; then it is as though all your acts are performed by Divinity itself for Its sake alone, with no concern about whether the acts are dharmic or adharmic.

Westernres brings a deep integrated understanding of spiritual practice to the table and uses it to fill the heart of the reader. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

I’ve read it through 3 times, westerndrs time gaining greater understanding. Lists with This Book. The Gita is a universal love song sung by God to His friend man. Account Options Sign in.

A Walkthrough for Westerns is exactly what it sounds: Roadmaps to Self-Realization will help you reap the benefits of The Bhagavad Gita’s awlkthrough wisdom and apply it to your own life – and to eventually achieve the most coveted prize in all spirituality: Not surprising, being as I was an archaeology major looking for a humanities credit. Essential Wisdom of the Bhagavad Gita.