God Talks with Arjuna: The Bhagavad Gita : Royal Science of God-realization : the Immortal Dialogue Between Soul and Spirit

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Self Realization Fellowship, 2001 - Religion - 1224 pages
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Exploring the "Bhagavad Gita's" psychological, spiritual, and metaphysical depths, Paramahansa Yogananda reveals the innermost essence of this majestic scripture, presenting an unparalleled translation of and commentary on one of the most revered scriptures of the ages.

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A wonderful gift to whole humanity by Sri Paramhansa Yoganada. This translation of the Gita has metaphysical understanding of the verses. Yoganada ji has wonderfuly related metphysical concepts and characters of epic mahabharata. He has also emphasised paramount importance of true yoga and its symbolic rituals which hindus observe. A must read for all sincere devotees and followers of hinduism. Great work by great personality.Salutations  

About the author (2001)

Swami Yogananda, a young Hindu monk, delivered his first address, "The Science of Religion," to the International Congress of Religious Liberals meeting in Boston on October 6, 1920. He remained in America and began to attract thousands to his public lectures. In 1925, Yogananda established the headquarters of his organization, the Self-Realization Fellowship, on Mount Washington in Los Angeles. (One of his most distinguished disciples was the horticulturist Luther Burbank.) His Autobiography of a Yogi Autobiography of a Yogi was published in 1946 and has been translated into 18 languages. Yogananda and the Self-Realization Fellowship have been the means by which many Americans have been introduced to and have adopted Hindu modes of thought and religious practice. Yogananda taught that Hindu mysticism was compatible with and similar to Western and Christian mysticism. In 1935 his guru gave Yogananda the title Paramahansa, which means "supreme swan" and is a title indicating the highest spiritual attainment. His disciples regard the manner of Yogananda's death---he expired immediately after addressing a banquet in honor of the ambassador from India---as a demonstration of his supreme yogic bodily control. The Self-Realization Fellowship continues to be an important alternative religion in America, and it has a strong institutional presence in and around the Los Angeles area.

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