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Aurobindo and Zaehner on the Bhagavad-Gītā

Yvonne Williams

Aurobindo and Zaehner on the Bhagavad-Gītā

by Yvonne Williams

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Published by S.Y. Killingley in Newcastle upon Tyne .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementYvonne Williams, Michael McElvaney.
SeriesThe Sanskrit tradition in the modern world
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 90/16105 (B)
The Physical Object
Pagination39 p. ;
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1982279M
ISBN 10095081492X
LC Control Number90228447

The Bhagavad-Gita: A New Translation, Harmony Books. Jayaram V: Shrimad Bhagavad Gita, : Michael Beloved: Bhagavad Gītā English. Laurie L. Patton: The Bhagavad-Gita, Penguin Classics. Ranchor Prime: Bhagavad Gita, Talks between the Soul and God, Fitzrovia Press. Jack Hawley.   The name Bhagavad Gita means “the song of the Lord”. It is composed as a poem and it contains many key topics related to the Indian intellectual and spiritual tradition.

Zaehner in his work ‘The Bhagavad-Gita’, “ According to the Gita’s own definition of ‘Buddhi’ corresponds more or less exactly to what we in the West call ‘soul’ since it is. The History of Indian Philosophy The Bhagavad Gita notes—3 magnitude of the goal and the arduousness of the path, doubts whether he is up to the task. Krishna agrees that it is a difficult path, but assures Krishna that it is attainable, and that even if the final goal is not attained, the path can lead to a higher birth in the next life. 7. G.

Evolution in religion: a study in Sri Aurobindo and Pierre Teilhard de Chardin. Zaehner, R. C. (Robert Charles), Published by Oxford: , Clarendon Press, (). Stephen Mitchell. New York: Harmony Books, the Bhagavad Gita: Krishna’s Counsel in Time of War. Barbara Stoler Miller. Bantam Books: New York, Bhagavad Gita. Sri Aurobindo. Pondicherry: Sri Aurobindo Ashram Trust, Hints on the Study of the Bhagavad Gita. Annie Besant. Madras: The Theosophical Publishing House Adyar,


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Aurobindo and Zaehner on the Bhagavad-Gītā by Yvonne Williams Download PDF EPUB FB2

But all the sufferings, the cycle of birth & death, ignorance, action and inaction, happiness, joy and sorrow are due to Prakriti, says Sri Aurobindo. This book is very well written and reads flawlessly. Readers interested in Aurobindo’s interpretation of Gita find this work by: 1.

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The wisdom of Sri Aurobindo The essential message of BhagavadGita according to Sri Aurobindo is the evolutionary philosophy. His principle work, Life Divine differed from the traditional teachings of Hinduism.

His message was that liberation from the cycle of life & death is not the essence of creative power, but it is through the operation of physical laws that govern matter and energy in /5(5). I have greatly enjoyed, and benefitted from, the late Professor R.C. Zaehner's wonderful translation of, and extensive commentary upon, The Bhagavad-Gita.

The book was originally published inbut is still in print (which is quite a testimonial in itself). I can't praise this book highly enough/5(14). Bhagavad Gita by Aurobindo and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at x - Bhagavad Gita by Aurobindo - AbeBooks Passion for books.

The set up for the book is very promising, for Zaehner intends to make a comparison between the thought of great, innovative Christian mystic Teilhard de Chardin, and wonderful Sri Aurobindo, a Hindu mystic.3/5(1). Items Related to The Bhagavad Gita with Commentary of Sri Aurobindo (Hindu | Books) Thoughts on The Gita (A Study of Sri Aurobindo's Essays on The Gita) by M.P.

Pandit Hardcover (Edition: ) Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry. Item Code: NAK $ Add to Cart. - Buy The Bhagavad Gita with Text, Translation and Commentary in the Words of Sri Aurobindo book online at best prices in India on Read The Bhagavad Gita with Text, Translation and Commentary in the Words of Sri Aurobindo book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified s:   Aurobindo's translation is clear and readable.

What makes this book invaluable is his commentary which describes the heights to which the human soul can soar, and opens vistas to the reader which defy all description. It is best to take your time with this book.

Read it Reviews: The Bhagavad Gita, the greatest devotional book of Hinduism, has long been recognized as one of the world’s spiritual classics and a guide to all on the path of Truth. It is sometimes known as the Song of the Lord or the Gospel of the Lord Shri Krishna.

Sri Aurobindo Thoughts on highest aim in the Bhagavad Gita and an interpretation of Gita Chapter 2, Verse As the embodied soul (master of the body) has childhood, youth and old age occurring to the body, so too is his change over to another body. The calm and. Bhagavad Gita in the light of Sri Aurobindo.

Pondicherry, India: Sri Aurobindo Ashram Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Aurobindo Ghose; Aurobindo Ghose: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Māheśvara; Aurobindo Ghose.

The Bhagavad Gita, literally "The Song of God," is one of the most important spiritual and religious texts of the world, and is to Hindus what the Torah is to Jews, the Bible to Christians, and the Quran to Muslems.

With text, translation, and Sri Aurobindo's commentary, this is probably the finest translation and commentary on the Bhagavad Gita that we have seen.5/5(1). I have greatly enjoyed, and benefitted from, the late Professor R.C. Zaehner's wonderful translation of, and extensive commentary upon, The Bhagavad-Gita.

The book was originally published inbut is still in print (which is quite a testimonial in itself). I can't praise this book highly enough. LibriVox recording of Bhagavad Gita, translated by Sir Edwin Arnold.

The content of the text is a conversation between Krishna and Arjuna taking place on the battlefield of Kurukshetra just prior to the start of a climactic war. Instead, as reported by Zaehner, Aurobindo considered that "the One though absolutely self sufficient unto itself, must also be the source of progressive, evolutionary change." He found "the justification for his dynamic interpretation of the Vedanta in the Hindu Scriptures themselves, particularly in the Bhagavad-Gita.".

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The Riddell Memorial Lectures. Oxford University Press, London, Evolution in Religion. A study of Sri Aurobindo and Pierre Teilhard de Chardin. Preface Ever since Sri Sankaracharya's time, the Bhagavad Gita has been recognized as one of the three authoritative and basic source books (prasthana-traya) of Vedic religion.

Though Sri Sankara's Introduction to his commentary on the Gita bemoans the misinterpretation of this Text by others, we have no extant commentary or any kind of writing on the Gita that precedes him.

Zaehner focused primarily on Hinduism and Islam, yet he demonstrated wide learning across many areas. ^ E.g., Zaehner, Mysticism.

Sacred and Profane (Oxford Univ.) at ^ Zaehner, Hindu and Muslim Mysticism ( Londonreprint Schocken Books ), "Preface" at vii–viii. ^ Zaehner, Hindu and Muslim Mysticism ( New search The Bhagavad-Gita. The Bhagavad-Gita. Zaehner, Robert Charles; Zaehner, Robert Charles.

Book. Published Oxford: Oxford University Press, Available at York St John University. This item is not reservable because: ed. and translated by R. Zaehner, Dent,Everyman's Library ed. Subject: Hinduism-Sacred Books Find more.

The Bhagavad Gita manuscript is found in the sixth book of the Mahabharata manuscripts – the Bhisma-parvan. Therein, in the third section, the Gita forms chapters 23–40, that is to The Bhagavad Gita is often preserved and studied on its own, as an independent text with its chapters renumbered from 1 to A masterly exposition of the pre-eminent Hindu scripture, the Bhagavad Gita.

It was after reading these essays, in particular, that in the 's President Wilson's daughter went to Sri Aurobindo and devoted her life - receiving the name Nishtha via his vision in the Sri Aurobindo Ashram at Pondicherry.

Index.Looking for books by R.C. Zaehner? See all books authored by R.C. Zaehner, including Hinduism, and The Bhagavad-gita: With Commentary Based on the Original Sources (Galaxy Books), and more on