Reviewed in the United States on March 1, 2019. There's a problem loading this menu right now. The wisdom of Paramahansa Yogananda drips from every page and can strike awe in the reader when trying to comprehend and appreciate his knowledge and experience of the ultimate reality... All that was unknown has become known to a person of Self-realisation such as him. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Deals a lot with psychology. Due to the excessiveness of the commentary, it is difficult not to get bogged down in. Yogananda inspiring explanation of each verse makes this reading enlightening. But if he transmutes his greed for physical food into greed for continuous communion with God, he does not destroy his excessive appetite but changes it from an evil agent into a medium for good.”. God Talks with Arjuna: The Bhagavad Gita - Hindi by Paramhansa Yogananda. ‎The Bhagavad Gita is India’s most sacred text — the Hindu “Bible.” Yogananda’s translation and commentary brings a unique and deeply penetrating insight into this great scripture, which is widely regarded as one of the most comprehensive books available on the science and philosophy of Yoga. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. UPDATE: As I near completion of this entire tomb of a book, I have find I need to drop it down to 2 stars. Yogananda has in great detail, explained the journey back to god realization. God Talks With Arjuna explains the Bhagavad Gita’s profoundest spiritual, psychological, and metaphysical truths, long obscured by metaphor and allegory. “Krishna reminded Arjuna that the cosmic consciousness of all-pervading Spirit should be retained within himself under all circumstances, whether during a physical or an inner battle or any other experience...For example, if a person is greedy and eats too much, he may suffer from indigestion; if by self-control he abstains from overeating, he is initially only suppressing greed. Read reviews from world's largest community for readers. Pure life-changing wisdom. He struck me as a egotist both in that book and this one, he talked so much about all the things he did and how wonderful they all were. Paired with his other epochal work, The Second Coming of Christ, this is a gift to humanity rarely witnessed by the world at large in the time of their unfolding. Paramahansa Yogananda (Bengali: পরমহংস যোগানন্দ Pôromohôngsho Joganondo, Sanskrit: परमहंस योगानं‍द Paramahaṃsa Yogānaṃda), born Mukunda Lal Ghosh (Bengali: মুকুন্দ লাল ঘোষ Mukundo Lal Ghosh), was an Indian yogi and guru who introduced many westerners to the teachings of meditation and Kriya Yoga through his book. Reviewed in the United States on March 21, 2019. See for yourself. When you read the scriptures of the Jewish and Christian prophets and masters, or the Bhagavad Gita of the higher ages of the Eastern faiths, you may wish that at a seer could tell in detail the metaphorical and symbolic meanings, the science -- physical and metaphysical -- behind the mysteries. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Yogananda wrote most of this apparently, but this edition wasn't published until long after his death and his followers wrote at least part of it. About the Bhagavad Gita The Bhagavad Gita has been revered by truth-seekers of both the East and West, yet its deepest meaning, cloaked in allegory, has remained obscure. Currently reading- "God Talks with Arjuna: The Bhagavad Gita" translated and explained by Paramahansa Yogananda. God Talks with Arjuna, Chapter 10 The Infinite Manifestations of the Unmanifest Spirit Vibhuti Yoga ( Divine Manifestations) Verse 33. This is one of few books where the actual slokas are related to the human life. God Talks with Arjuna: The Bhagavad Gita. We’d love your help. I will be re-reading this for many years to come. God Talks With Arjuna. I am almost gagging as I finish the second volume. God Talks with Arjuna: The Bhagavad Gita is a posthumously published non-fiction book by the Indian yogi and guru Paramahansa Yogananda (1893–1952). Everything I have ever read from him is beyond 5 star ratings. Most people will not understand the immensity of this work but will still feel the council of this divinely inspired scripture. Accordingly, to him, only those who do his style of Kriya Yoga are worth anything at all on this planet, all others are just doomed in ignorance. !..I could rate only books that i can comprehend this book deals with facts beyond comprehension of my mind. He has lost what credibility I had given him. God is the Maker of destiny, but He has given man the power to react upon destiny. It was originally published in 1995 in Los Angeles by the Self Realization Fellowship, and later published in other countries and languages. Yogananda takes Lord Krishna's counsel to the warrior Arjuna and applies it to our everyday struggles with the human ego. Book 2 improved on book one but there are better commentaries available on the Gita than this set in my opinion. What can i say and not say about the book!! Vorheriges Produkt. 5 stars is not enough! I find very easy to study Paramahansa Yogananda's spiritual classic on Kindle format. A monumental work of spiritual literature, God Talks With Arjuna, Paramahansa Yogananda's illuminating translation and commentary on the Bhagavad Gita, is one of the most comprehensive books available today on the science and philosophy of Yoga. About the Bhagavad Gita The Bhagavad Gita has been revered by truth-seekers of both the East and West, yet its deepest meaning, cloaked in allegory, has remained obscure. In God Talks With Arjuna, Paramahansa Yogananda offers a translation and commentary of unparalleled scope and vision. Yogananda takes Lord Krishna's counsel to the warrior Arjuna and applies it to our everyday struggles with the human ego. God Talks With Arjuna explains the Bhagavad Gita's profoundest spiritual, psychological, and metaphysical truths, long obscured by metaphor and allegory. Exploring the Gita’s psychological, spiritual, and metaphysical depths, he reveals the innermost essence of this majestic scripture while presenting an enlightening and deeply encouraging guide to who we are, why we were created, and our place and purpose in the vast cosmic scheme of … GOD TALKS WITH ARJUNA: THE BHAGAVAD GITA—ROYAL SCIENCE OF GOD-REALIZATION, a major new translation and commentary by Paramahansa Yogananda, was published last year by Self-Realization Fellowship, the international society he founded in 1920 to disseminate his teachings and carry out his spiritual and humanitarian work. Any review of this interpretation of the Bhagavad Gita will be inadequate, simply because of how deep and layered this is, and yet it feels like it is describing me, my life. In God Talks With Arjuna, Paramahansa Yogananda offers a translation and commentary of unparalleled scope and vision. God Talks With Arjuna explains the Bhagavad Gita's profoundest spiritual, psychological, and metaphysical truths, long obscured by metaphor and allegory. This is ok for those who are maybe new to spiritual study but I found book 1 basic and the information was repeated all the way through. Dios habla con Arjuna: El Bhagavad Guita, Vol. This is the best interpretation of the Gita I have read. God, Krishna explains to Arjuna the method of yoga or going back to Godhead while on the battlefield of Kurukshettra over 5 thousand years ago. 2 (God Talks with Arjuna) (Self-Realization Fellowship) Spanish Edition by Paramahansa Yogananda and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at AbeBooks.com. Start by marking “God Talks with Arjuna: The Bhagavad Gita” as Want to Read: Error rating book. I hope to find a translation of the Gita that is not so harshly judgmental, doesn't promote himself so much and that doesn't have such a strong bias for his own "product". The first time I read the Gita (not this version) it went all over me. God (Arjuna's Chariot driver) speaks to Arjuna on the battlefield. Welcome back. They author only focuses on interpreting the verses symbolically as describing a meditation practice (Kriya Yoga) and doesn’t touch upon any wider topics. This book focuses on these talks. God Talks with Arjuna: The Bhagavad Gita - Hindi (Set of 2 Volumes) (Hindi) Paperback – 1 January 2017 by Sri Sri Paramahansa Yogananda (Author) 4.7 out of 5 stars 135 ratings See all formats and editions Ever since SRF started releasing ebooks a few years ago I have been patiently waiting for them to release God Talks With Arjuna...and now that day is here. One of most profound and concise interpretation of the Gita ever written. I am enjoying reading God talks to Arjuna, the description and the way each verse is explained is absolutely beautiful, I just keep re-reading different sections. 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