Exploring the Bhagavad Gitā: Philosophy, Structure, and Meaning

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2010 - Religion - 160 pages
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This title highlights the 'Bhagavad Gita' as a work of theology and/or philosophy. It examines its underlying assumptions, prevailing ideas, and offers a unifying structure which ties the text together.
 

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This book is must to understand Bhagvad Gita.
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Contents

General Introduction
1
Setting the Scene
25
The Soul Dharma and Liberation
29
The Path of Enlightened Action Part I
41
The Supreme Persons Descent
49
The Path of Enlightened Action Part II
55
The Path of Classical Yoga
61
The Vision of the Supreme Part I
69
Stages of Devotion
99
The Vision of the Supreme in the Heart
103
The Three Gunas
111
The Journey from Bondage to Liberation
117
The Divine and the Demonic
121
The Manifestation of the Three Gunas in Human Life
125
Taking Refuge in Krsna Alone
129
Glossary
143

Quitting Ones Body the Ephemeral and Eternal Worlds
75
The Vision of the Supreme Part II
81
Arjunas Change of Heart and the Divine Manifestations
89
The Cosmic Revelation
93

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About the author (2010)

Ithamar Theodor is a graduate of the University of Oxford and a life member of Clare Hall, University of Cambridge. He has published a Bhagavad Gita translation and commentary in Israel in Modern Hebrew, and is currently working at the Department of Asian Studies at the University of Haifa, as well as the Department of Cultural and Religious Studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

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