• Krishna Bhagavad Gita
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    Krishna, revered as a glorious manifestation of the Supreme (Vishnu). He is often picture as drawing humans to the Divine by the power of love, symbolized by the lure of his flute. (Living Religions, 14 th edit; p. 93) The textbook, The Humanities by Witt, Brown, Dunbar, Tirro and Witt, states that Krishna is the ninth and most recognizable incarnation of Vishnu. People of compare the relationship between Vishnu and Krishna to the Christian belief of God and Jesus. In the eighteenth book of the...
  • Bhagavad Gita Soul Life One
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    Non-existence can be considered a state of not being. In this sense, the faithful followers of the Bhagavad Gita find ways to reach this state within its chapters. Through advice of the 'lord' Krishna, followers use yoga and meditation to obtain a pure karma and self-realization for a better life after reincarnation. Yoga is used to better ones senses for the purpose of purification. Reaching a state of total soul purification is the main goal of the followers of the Bhagavad Gita. In these peop...
  • The Bhagavad Gita Agamemnon And War
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    The Oxford American Dictionary describes war as a "strife (especially between two countries) " and an "open hostility between people." These definitions give a good perspective on war itself, but do not give an explanation of why wars occur. The dictionary also gives the definition of a pacifist as, "a person who totally opposes war, believing that disputes should be settled by peaceful means." In the novels The Bhagavad Gita and Agamemnon, the authors give not only a story of war, but reasons b...
  • Comparison Between Gita Govinda And The Song Of Solomon
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    Analysis and Comparison of Gita Govinda and Song of Solomon Gita Govinda is a religious love poem in the Indian religion. The poem consists of mainly two characters, Krishna and Radha, who are estranged lovers. Towards the end of the poem, however, they are reunited, giving accounts of how they feel about each other along the way. The Song of Solomon from the Bible is a religious poem in the Catholic religion. There aren't any names given in the poem, but it seems very clear that there are two p...
  • The Bhagavad Gita Arjuna Krishna One
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    The Bhagavad Gita as translated by Juan Mascara is a poem based on ancient Sanskrit literature contained in eighteen chapters. The period of time, around which it was written, although it is merely an educated guess, was approximately 500 BCE. .".. there are a few archaic words and expressions, some of the greatest scholars have considered it pre-Buddhistic, i. e. about 500 BC," (Bhagavad Gita, xxiv). This quote is found in the introduction to the book and further explains that the exact time i...
  • Arjuna's Choice Three Gunas
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    Does Arjuna Have A Free Choice" Arjuna is one of the two main characters in the classic Hindu religious text, the Bhagavadgita, (or just Gita). The text takes the form of a dialogue between Arjuna, a warrior prince and Krishna, an incarnation of Vishnu who is an aspect of the Supreme Being or God. Throughout it, Krishna tries to persuade Arjuna into fighting a battle against his cousins, who overthrew the rightful rulers. Arjuna does not know whether to fight or not, as he sees a duty-duty confl...
  • Bhagavad Gita The Begins
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    The Bhagavad-Gita begins with the preparation of battle between the two opposing sides: on the left stands the collected armies of the one hundred sons of Dhritarashtra and on the right lies the soldiers of the Pandava brothers. Warring relatives feuding over the right to govern the land of Kurukshetra, both forces stand poised and ready to slaughter one another. The warrior Arjuna, leader of the Pandava armies, readies himself as his charioteer, the god Krishna, steers toward the opposition whe...