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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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 14 “Yoga of the Three Modes of Material Nature” Verses 22, 23, & 24

Lecture discusses the characteristics and behavior of a person who has transcended the three Gunas as recommended by Lord Krishna to all the seekers of liberation.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 14 “Yoga of the Three Modes of Material Nature” Verse 21

Lecture discusses Arjuna’s question about how to recognize a person who has transcended  the three modes of the prakriti.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 14 “Yoga of the Three Modes of Material Nature” Verses 18,19,& 20

Lecture discusses how the predominance of Stava, Rajas or Tamas in my mind result either in progress or regress in our spiritual evolution and how we can go beyond the effects of the Gunas.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 14 “Yoga of the Three Modes of Material Nature” Verses 15,16,& 17

Lecture discusses how we can use the understandings of the “Three Gunas” to cleanse our Antahkarana the internal instrument - the mind and intellect for our spiritual evolution.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 14 “Yoga of the Three Modes of Material Nature” Verses 13, & 14

Lecture discusses Expressions of Satva, Rajas and Tamas in our mind and how the mood of our mind at the time of death determines our next birth.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 14 “Yoga of the Three Modes of Material Nature” Verses 10, 11 & 12

Lecture discusses How Satva, Rajas and Tamas bind the pure consciousness with the Prakriti and create identification with the limited self.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 14 “Yoga of the Three Modes of Material Nature” Verses 7,8 & 9

Lecture discusses the Qualities of Satva, Rajas and Tamas, and how they bind the infinite self to the limited body, mind and intellect as an individual self.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 14 “Yoga of the Three Modes of Material Nature” Verses 4,5 & 6

Lecture discusses three Gunas of Prakriti as the ropes binding the infinite self to the limitations of Body, Mind and Intellect.  Even Satva in spite of having purity and brightness binds the individual to the happiness and knowledge.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 14 “Yoga of the Three Modes of Material Nature” Verses 1,2 &3

Lecture discusses the concept of Purusha as the Universal Father and Prakriti as the Universal Mother.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 13 “The Field and the Knower of the Field” Verses 32, through 35

Lecture discusses the concluding verses of this Chapter indicating the nature of the self as unattached and untainted by the actions of the limited self but remains supportive to the world of all beings.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 13 “The Field and the Knower of the Field” Verses 29, 30 & 31

Lecture discusses the relationship of the Supreme Self with the lower conditioned self in all things and beings and how understanding of it can liberate oneself from all limitations.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 13 “The Field and the Knower of the Field” Verses 25, 26, 27 & 28

Lecture discusses the unity in the diversity of this world of plurality. The PARMESHVAR – the great Lord is present in all things and beings as the eternal self of all things and beings.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 13 “The Field and the Knower of the Field” Verses 23, & 24

Lecture discusses the relationship of our higher self – PARAMATMA with our lower “conditioned” self JIVA and examines what makes the JIVA take birth again and again.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 13 “The Field and the Knower of the Field” Verses 20, 21, & 22

Lecture discusses the cause and effect relationship as the nature of the manifest world and how our tendencies in this life will lead us to good or evil womb in next life.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 13 “The Field and the Knower of the Field” Verses 17, 18, & 19

Lecture discusses how the one undivided self appears to be divided among all beings; it is not only within us but also outside of us.

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Episode 294: Bhagavad Gita Ch. 13 “The Field and the Knower of the Field” Verses 14, 15, & 16

Lecture discusses how to contemplate on our self as the knower of the field of our experiences.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 13 “The Field and the Knower of the Field” Verses 11, 12, & 13

Lecture discusses “Ananya Yoga” – Yoga of unflinching identification with the one supreme reality that is our own self.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 13 “The Field and the Knower of the Field” Verses 8, 9, & 10

Lecture discusses the qualities necessary for the purification of the internal instrument - Mind and Intellect, so one can recognize the knower of the field.

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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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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.