Essays Tagged: "Bhagavad Gita"

Brahma Poem Analysis. This is an analysis of the famous poem "Brahma," by Ralph Waldo Emerson. It explores the deep symbolism and explains the Hindu vocabulary used. Includes direct quotations.

the poem, Emerson alludes to Hindu mythology. The knowledge of which he gained through reading the Bhagavad-Gita and other Hindu scriptures. In Ralph Waldo Emerson's poem, "Brahma", the overall theme ... n thy back on heaven, this is a definite allusion to the statement in the eighteenth chapter in the Bhagavad-Gita which says, "Abandoning all religious duties, seek me as thy refuge. I will deliver th ...

(2 pages) 24444 1 4.0 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The importance of Dharma and Karma in Hindu Literature.

Dharma is the moral law that Hindus follow throughout life. Through the teachings of Bhagavad Gita, one can find the right way of living and the correct attitude for every situation. In ... ishna and the Indian hero Arjuna on human nature and the purpose of life. This "song of God" is the Bhagavad-Gita Gita. According to the Gita, Dharma is the purpose of life.Hindu Dharma, popularly cal ... d possessiveness. The same advice finds an elaborate expression in the words of Lord Krishna in the Bhagavad-Gita, who goes a step further and suggests that it is not renunciation of action but renunc ...

(7 pages) 177 0 4.2 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Examines how the Bhagavad-Gita reveals the fundamental teachings of Hinduism.

Examining the Bhagavad-GitaBefore examining the Bhagavad-Gita I believe it is necessary to have a general understa ... der or the world." (The Hindu religious tradition -Stachidananda)I can now turn my attention to the Bhagavad Gita, with at least a general concept to forge my understanding. The Bhagavad Gita is widel ... ive guide to the science of self realization within the universe and the Braham-Atman. The story of Bhagavad begins with Krishna driving Arjuna's chariot into the middle of a battlefield. The battle w ...

(5 pages) 164 0 2.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

INDIAN MORAL PHILOSOPHY: How should Arjuna solve his moral dilemma?

moral dilemma. Once we have established these we will use part of the philosophy indicated in the 'Gita' and examine the flaws in Arjuna's reasons for not wanting to fight in battle in order to resol ... Thirdly, it is a dilemma between doing his duty to fight versus his duty to protect. Throughout the Gita, Arjuna is fighting to make the right choice and in making his choice he is weighing up the rea ...

(7 pages) 42 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

A Brief Discussion of Hinduism and the Hindu Religious Book 'The Bhagavad-Gita'

The Bhagavad-Gita is a Hindu religious book. The ideas in it are simple and few, just like Hinduism seem ... ghteous life and finding your way to the one end where peace and happiness exist. As it says in the Bhagavad-Gita, all roads lead to the same end; there are just different ways of getting there.

(3 pages) 100 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

Arjuna and Krsna's relationship in the first chapter of the epic poem 'Bhagavad Gita'. How doe Krsna moraly justify Arjuna's decision to fight.

In the first chapter of the Bhagavad-Gita the character Arjuna faces a moral dilemma of Duty. The Character Krsna attempts to he ... m of them all; that the charioteer is somehow God clothed in human skin.In the first chapter of the Bhagavad-Gita the character Arjuna faces a moral dilemma of Duty. The Character Krsna attempts to he ...

(8 pages) 72 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Bhagavad-Gita: A study of Krishna's Threes

Throughout the Bhagavad-Gita Arjuna the warrior grapples with the ideas of what is Good and what is Evil. Bringing ... ndifferent to themselves and the world around them. So the levels of being exhibited throughout the Bhagavad-Gita are continued in Krishna's Threes.

(3 pages) 71 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

This is a biography on the Great Mahatma Gandhi.

k at the gifts that Gandhi gave us he is a true asset to society in many ways. His knowledge of the Bhagavad-Gita and the New Testament gave many explanations to many questions regarding Christianity ...

(2 pages) 51 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Hindu Dharma and caste system and the Bhagavad Gita

g how would you characterise the Hindu understanding of Dharma2. Why, according to chapter 1 of the Bhagavad Gita, is Arjuna reluctant to fight his cousins?3. What argument is particular does Ajuna's ... rstanding of the Dharma is. To answer questions two and three I will first briefly explain what the Bhagavad Gita is, and the importance of it to Hinduism. Finally using the quotes from verses in the ...

(6 pages) 162 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

Anaylsis of the Beatitudes,the ten commandments the Gita and Sun tzu's Art of war throughtout history

hat fall under this category are the Beatitudes, the Ten Commandments; Sun Tzu's the Art of War and Bhagavad-Gita Gita. All of these texts are well over thousands of year old and are considered Holy b ... e-range applicability and great vitality. One can have full assurance of success with best strategy.Bhagavad-Gita is a Sanskrit poem incorporated into the Mahabharata , one of the greatest religious c ...

(6 pages) 59 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Hinduism. A) Describe the sacred stories and writings. B) Four principal beliefs, nature of God, significance of life after death. C) Hinduism in Australia

A) The Vedas, Upanishads, Ramayama, Mahabharata, Bhagavad Gita, Puranas, Dharmashastras, Manusmrti are some of the most important sacred writings in ... .The Mahabharata was written at about 300 BC and is the world's longest poem of 100,000 verses. The Bhagavad Gita is the sixth book of the Mahabharata and is a poem describing a conversation between a ... u returns to Earth in many forms, called avatars. Of his nine avatars, Rama (Ramayana) and Krishna (Bhagavad Gita) is best known.The four principal beliefs of Hinduism are dharma, karma, samsara and m ...

(5 pages) 124 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

Bhagavad Gita and Super Management.

he spiritual philosophy by Sr. Srila Prabhupada Swami and humanism by Sai Baba. Maharishi calls the Bhagavad-Gita the essence of Vedic Literature and a complete guide to practical life. It provides "a ... ht.( Mental health has become a major international public health concern now). To motivate him the Bhagavad Gita is preached in the battle field Kurukshetra by Lord Krishna to Arjuna as a counseling ...

(24 pages) 93 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

The Science of Ghosts.

the soul)in the Ancient Indian scripture. According to the teachings of the ancient scripture, the Bhagavad Gita, the brain (and the body in general) is only a mechanical device used by the spirit so ...

(3 pages) 28 0 3.2 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

Krishna And The Bhagavad-Gita.

s the eighth avatar of Vishnu and is thought my most Hindus to be the supreme god. In the epic poem Bhagavad-Gita Arjuna, a Hindu prince, is in a great battle against his cousins over the throne. He i ...

(1 pages) 45 0 2.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

Hinduism "Santana Deharma"

majority of the Vedas is memorized and passed by word of mouth from generation to generation. The 'Bhagavad Gita' is considered the Bible of the Hindus (Balasubramaniam, 1997)."Hinduism is not a dogm ...

(4 pages) 66 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

Equality in health care

present within them. These services are free to everyone and are necessary to a functioning society.Gita, an alias to maintain her confidentiality, (UKCC, 1992) is a lady in her mid thirties who was v ... er mid thirties who was visiting a gynaecology clinic due to experiencing pain in her lower abdomen.Gita was born in India and although she had lived in England for more than two years she appeared to ...

(7 pages) 207 0 3.7 Sep/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Ethics - Abortion

hreatened. Others also base their approval of abortion on teachings of Krishna in the Holy Book the Bhagavad-Gita which says that you can not harm the soul - therefore if an abortion is carried out th ...

(5 pages) 36 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Hinduism Religion

vism, and Shaktism. The sacred texts of Hinduism are Vedas, Upanishads,Hindusim Paper 3and Bhagavat Gita. The three debts followed by the Hindus are the debt to God, debt to saints and sages, and debt ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The role of dharma and karma in Bhagavad-Gita and Shakuntala

Discuss the role of dharma and karma in the Indian society as reflected in Bhagavad- Gita and Shakuntala. How can be both paradoxical and at the same time complementary?In Bha ... it.For the question how can be both paradoxical and at the same time complementary, Shakuntala and Bhagavad- Gita have their own ways of portraying an Indian society and its religion. In Bhagavad- Gi ... knowledge of love and prepares her for the life which she is destined to live (Yohannan, 1994). In Bhagavad- Gita, "knowledge is obscured" (3rd: 39), therefore Krishna tells Arjuna that "kill this ev ...

(4 pages) 5 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature