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. 4 “Yoga of Renunciation of Actions in Knowledge” Verses 28, 29, 30 & 31

Lecture discusses Pranayam–restraining breath & Niyatahar – Controlling diet as other two methods of purifying mind & intellect, our inner equipment to recognize the true self.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 4 “Yoga of Renunciation of Actions in Knowledge” Verses 25, 26 & 27

Lecture discusses various Yagnas prescribed in scriptures such as Deva Yagna, Brahma Yagna, Dravya Yagna, Tapas Yagna, Yoga Yagna and Swadhyay Gnan Yagna.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 4 “Yoga of Renunciation of Actions in Knowledge” Verses 22, 23 & 24


Lecture discusses the verse which is traditionally chanted before taking meal in most parts of India – “Brahma Arpanam, Brahma Havihi, Brahma Agnau, Brahmana Hutam. Brahmaev Ten Gantavyam, Brahma Karma Samadhina”. The instrument of offering is Brahman, The object of offering is Brahman, the offeror is Brahman and also to whom it is offered is also Brahman - the Absolute.
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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 4 “Yoga of Renunciation of Actions in Knowledge” Verses 19,20 & 21

Lecture discusses how one can develop detached attitude towards actions to remain content with the results in all situations

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 4 “Yoga of Renunciation of Actions in Knowledge”Verses 16, 17 & 18

Lecture discusses why it isdifficult for us to predict the results of our actions.