The Promise of Immortality: The True Teaching of the Bible and the Bhagavad Gita

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Crystal Clarity Publishers, 2001 - Philosophy - 425 pages
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The Promise of Immortality is the most complete commentary available on the parallel passagesin the Bible and the Bhagavad Gita, Indias ancient scripture. This groundbreaking book illuminatesthe similarities between these two great scriptures in a way that vibrantly brings them tolife. The Promise of Immortality makes a convincing argument for the potential unity of allreligious belief. An unprecedented era of cooperation and harmony among the worlds differentreligions seems possible as Walters clarifies apparent differences in religious teachings to reveal atimeless, underlying truth.
 

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More valuable for both casual readers and scholars is Bhagavad Gita: Annotated & Explained, which clarifies the text for Western readers unfamiliar with Indian culture and terminology. Swami, an ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
7
Key to Manifested
21
What Is the Source of Life?
39
Why Is the Light Incomprehensible
45
The Incarnation
53
The Only BegottenWhy?
78
the Key to Spiritual Development
92
Divine Grace vs Divine Law
107
The Way Beckons
249
Works That Lead to Perfection
263
Be Ye Therefore Perfect
275
Restlessness vs GodCenteredness
289
The One Thing Needful
305
The Inner Way of Pilgrimage
323
The Inner Kingdom
341
My kingdom is not of this world 377
353

If any of you had a sheep 150
119
Can God Be Known?
132
How to Study the Scriptures
147
Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these 290
149
Finding a True Teacher
165
How to Relate to a Master
186
Heaven Is Our Birthright
196
Imperfection Is of the EgoPerfection Is of
205
Part III
215
Resurrection and the Meaning of Divine Tests
231
Part IV
247
How Devotees Fall
360
How Devotees Can Rise Again
381
The Eternal Present
392
The Redeeming Light
404
About the Author
416
Index of Bible Quotations
417
Index of Bhagavad Gita Quotations
421
Index of Quotations by Paramhansa Yogananda
422
General Index
423
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