Gita For Daily Living

Gita for Daily Living is a weekly podcast that distils the wisdom of the Bhagavad Gita and presents it in a way that is action-able and relevant to daily life

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      episode 114: Episode 291: Chapter 13, verses 4 - 7


      Bhagavad Gita Ch. 13 “The Field and the Knower of the Field” Verses 4, 5, 6 & 7


      Lecture discusses the nature of the Field which not only includes the world of five great elements and objects outside but also my inner senses, tendencies, desires and emotions.


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      episode 113: Episode 290: Chapter 13, verses 1, 2 and 3


      Bhagavad Gita Ch. 13 “The Field and the Knower of the Field” Verses 1, 2 & 3


      Lecture discusses what the Field of our experiences is and who really is the knower of this field.


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      episode 112: Episode 289: Chapter 12, verses 18, 19 and 20


      Bhagavad Gita Ch. 12 “Yoga of Devotion” Verses 18, 19 & 20


      Lecture discusses concluding verses of this Chapter describing the nature of a perfect devotee and Bhagavan’s assurance that such a devotee is supremely dear to him and close to him.


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      episode 111: Episode 288: Chapter 12, verses 15, 16 and 17


      Bhagavad Gita Ch. 12 “Yoga of Devotion” Verses 15, 16 & 17


      Lecture discusses how one can achieve permanent happiness by identifying one’s limited self with the supreme all-pervading self.


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      episode 110: Episode 287: Chapter 12, verses 12, 13 and 14


      Bhagavad Gita Ch. 12 “Yoga of Devotion” Verses 12, 13 & 14


      Lecture discusses why “Karma Phala Tyaga” - Renunciation of Fruits of Actions is superior to any other method of devotion.


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       2018-06-10  32m
       
       

      episode 109: Episode 286: Chapter 12, verses 8 - 11


      Bhagavad Gita Ch. 12 “Yoga of Devotion” Verses 8, 9, 10 & 11


      Lecture discusses Abhaysa Yoga, offering all actions to the Lord and Karmaphala Tyaga as alternate methods to practice Bhakti Yoga if we do not have enough control over our mind and intellect to focus single pointedly on God.


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       2018-06-04  26m
       
       

      episode 108: Episode 285: Chapter 12, verses 5,6 and 7


      Bhagavad Gita Ch. 12 “Yoga of Devotion” Verses 5, 6, & 7


      Lecture discusses Krishna’s instructions on how to practice Bhakti Yoga with mind and intellect offered to him and his assurance that those who follows these instructions he will become the savior to liberate them from this ocean of death and destruction.


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       2018-05-27  21m
       
       

      episode 107: Episode 284: Chapter 12, verses 1,2 and 3


      Bhagavad Gita Ch. 12 “Yoga of Devotion” Verses 1, 2, 3 & 4


      Lecture discusses two types of devotees, one who is devoted to a manifest form of the Lord such as Krishna and the other is the one who is devoted to the imperishable, un-manifest, all pervading Brahman.


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       2018-05-20  23m
       
       

      episode 106: Episode 283: Chapter 11, verses 53, 54 and 55


      Bhagavad Gita Ch. 11 “Yoga of the Vision of the Universal Form” Verses 53, 54, & 55


      Lecture discusses Krishna’s statement that the cosmic form witnessed by Arjuna is not available to even Devas and also not possible to experience through knowledge, charity or austerities. The identification with the Supreme Self can only be achieved through single pointed devotion to the Supreme.


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       2018-05-13  31m
       
       

      episode 105: Episode 262: Chapter 11, verses 50, 51 and 52


      Bhagavad Gita Ch. 11 “Yoga of the Vision of the Universal Form” Verses 50, 51, & 52


      Lecture discusses  Arjuna’s request to see Krishna in the form of the Vishnu. Instead Krishna showed him his gentle human form and why.


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       2018-05-10  21m