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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 2 “Yoga of Knowledge (Sankhya)” Verses 14,15 &16

Lecture discusses the nature of our experiences in the life of pleasure and pain, heat and cold, etc. and the guidance from Lord Krishna about how to deal with them.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 2 “Yoga of Knowledge (Sankhya)” Verses 11,12 &13

Lecture discusses the concept of imperishable nature of the self and introduction of reincarnation in Bhagavad Gita.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 2 “Yoga of Knowledge (Sankhya)” Verses  6 through 10

Lecture discusses Arjuna’s surrender to Krishna seeking his guidance as his disciple in dealing with the confusing situation he was facing on the battlefield.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 2 “Yoga of Knowledge (Sankhya)” Verses 1 through 5

Lecture discusses the six schools of Philosophy and Lord Krishna’s initial response to Arjuna’s arguments for not fighting the war in the previous chapter.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 1 “Yoga of Arjuna’s Grief” Verses 44 through 47

Lecture discusses Arjuna’s final argument for not fighting the war and his declaration to Krishna that it will be better for him to die at the hands of Kauravas without resisting as he realized that the war would have disastrous consequences for the society and the culture.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 1 “Yoga of Arjuna’s Grief” Verses 40 through 43

Lecture discusses Arjuna’s argument how this act of war will destroy families and family values which in turn will destroy the society as the women without protection of men will get corrupt and will give rise to impure generation.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 1 “Yoga of Arjuna’s Grief” Verses 36 through 39

Lecture discusses Arjuna’s willingness to give up his life to avoid committing the sin of waging war which destroys families.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 1 “Yoga of Arjuna’s Grief” Verses 32 through 35

Lecture discusses Arjuna’s conclusion that no good is going to come out of this war as the people for whom I wanted this kingdom and comforts are standing here ready to sacrifice their lives.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 1 “Yoga of Arjuna’s Grief” Verses 28 through 31

Lecture discusses Arjuna’s state of mind after he had a chance to review the people arrayed in both armies. He loses his enthusiasm to fight the war to win the kingdom back from the evil cousins.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 1 “Yoga of Arjuna’s Grief” Verses 24 through 27

Lecture discusses Arjuna’s observations of the people arrayed in both armies. He sees his kith and kin are standing there eager to kill each other.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 1 “Yoga of Arjuna’s Grief” Verses 19 through 23

Lecture discusses Arjuna’s state of mind when he asks Krishna to place his chariot in the middle of the two armies.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 1 “Yoga of Arjuna’s Grief” Verses 13 through 18

Lecture discusses Pandava’s response to the declaration of war with Bhisma blowing his conch and others in the Kaurava army following him.  Pandava army led by Krishna and Arjuna blew their own conches which created fear in the hearts of Kauravas.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 1 “Yoga of Arjuna’s Grief” Verses 7 through 12

Lecture discusses Duryodhana’s assessment of the strengths of the two armies. He feels even though his army is larger it is insufficient while Pandava’s army though smaller is sufficient.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 1 “Yoga of Arjuna’s Grief” Verses 1 through 6

Lecture discusses Dhritarashtra’s anxiety and Duryodhana’s insecurity when the two armies were facing each other just before the great Mahabharata war.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 18 “Yoga of Liberation through Renunciation” Verses 74 through 78

Lecture discusses   Sanjaya’s concluding remarks and final statement that where there is Krishna, the Lord of Yoga and Arjuna, a man of action there are prosperity, victory, growth, and steady policy.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 18 “Yoga of Liberation through Renunciation” Verses 71,72 & 73

Lecture discusses the significance of studying the teachings of Bhagavad Gita and how even listening to the knowledge with faith can liberate one from the bondage of limitations.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 18 “Yoga of Liberation through Renunciation” Verses 68, 69 & 70

Lecture discusses the importance of sharing the knowledge of Bhagavad Gita as teaching is twice learning.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 18 “Yoga of Liberation through Renunciation” Verses 62 through 67

Lecture discusses the most quoted verse “ Sarva Dharman Parityjya Mamekam Sharanam Vraj – Abandon all Dharmas  and seek refuge in me.” The verse is considered to be the summary verse of Bhagavad Gita.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 18 “Yoga of Liberation through Renunciation” Verses 59,60,61

Lecture discusses the presence of Ishvara in the hearts of all beings. His power of Maya  causing all beings  to act as if they are mounted on a machine.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 18 “Yoga of Liberation through Renunciation” Verses 56,57,58

Lecture discusses how by devotion to the supreme one can overcome all obstacles in life and achieves supreme bliss but by egoism if one decides to go against one’s essential nature one ends up doing what he avoids doing.

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