Understanding Bhagavad-gita - an essential subject
Different religions have different scriptures; Christianity has the Bible while Islam has the Quran. Hinduism is largely based on the Bhagavad-gītā. This Vedic scripture was spoken by the Supreme Lord Sri Krishna on the battlefield of Kurukshetra, where Arjuna became His disciple in order to lean the transcendental science from the Lord Himself, as well as to re-establish the lost disciplic succession of the Sanatana-dharma. The Bhagavad-gītā not only gives us transcendental knowledge, but also teaches us invaluable life lessons which we can apply in our lives in order to achieve peace and happiness. For understanding this scripture, one must not only take shelter of a bona fide spiritual master, but must also be very serious and serious in his study of the Bhagavad-gītā.
Srila Prabhupada's books, lectures, conversations and letters offer a comprehensive presentation of this essential subject as seen in the Vaniquotes Understanding Bhagavad-gita category. An introduction from his books is given below in the following 8 quotes.
Quotes from Srila Prabhupada's books
|The Bhagavad-gītā is meant to show how one can understand his spiritual existence and his eternal relationship with the supreme spiritual personality and to teach one how to go back home, back to Godhead. (Bhagavad-gītā 11.55)|
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