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

Bhagavad Gita Ch. 6 “Yoga of Meditation” Verses 21, 22, & 23

The lecture discusses yet another definition of Yoga – Detachment from the attachment to sorrows, pain, and suffering as my own is yoga. They belong to the Body, Mind, and Intellect.

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433: Bhagavad Gita Ch. 6 “Yoga of Meditation” Verses 18, 19 and 20

The lecture discusses the Mind of the Yogi and the bliss he/she experiences.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 6 “Yoga of Meditation” Verses 14, 15, 16 and 17

The lecture discusses the life of moderation and detachment as a prerequisite for meditation.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 6 “Yoga of Meditation” Verses 11, 12, & 13

The lecture discusses basic preparations for meditation, the place of meditation, the seat for meditation, the correct posture for meditation, and the goal of meditation prescribed in the Bhagavad Gita.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 6 “Yoga of Meditation” Verses 7, 8, 9 & 10

The lecture discusses techniques for excelling in life by developing even-mindedness by not giving undue importance to anything or a relationship.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 6 “Yoga of Meditation” Verses 4, 5 & 6

The lecture discusses the relationship of the higher self to the lower self. The higher self may become a friend of the lower self or an enemy depending on one’s willingness to listen to the inner voice.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 6 “Yoga of Meditation” Verses 1, 2 & 3

The lecture discusses the path of action for an aspiring seeker to achieve the quiescence of mind needed for contemplation and the path of inactivity for the accomplished seeker to achieve the ultimate freedom.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 5 “Yoga of True Renunciation” Verses 27, 28, & 29

 

The lecture discusses the concluding verses of Ch. 5, which introduce the theme of the next chapter – Yoga of Meditation.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 5 “Yoga of True Renunciation” Verses 25, 26 & 27

The lecture discusses the qualities of a person who obtains absolute freedom – Moksha and why he engages in the welfare of all beings.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 5 “Yoga of True Renunciation” Verses 22, 23 & 24

The lecture discusses how to achieve liberation from the bondage of our desires and anger,recognizing that the objects of enjoyment are also the wombs of unhappiness.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 5 “Yoga of True Renunciation” Verses 19, 20 & 21

The lecture discusses how to find permanent happiness by detachment from the pleasures experienced by contact with the World of objects recognizing that they are temporary and not capable of providing endless satisfaction.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 5 “Yoga of True Renunciation” Verses 16, 17 and 18

The lecture discusses how ignorance veils the true identity of the self and how one can remove this veil by the light of knowledge and achieve perfection.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 5 “Yoga of True Renunciation” Verses 13, 14 and 15

The Lecture discusses the nature of the individual self, Prakriti (natural world), and its relationship with the Supreme Self – God.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 5 “Yoga of True Renunciation” Verses 10, 11, and 12.

The lecture discusses how to act in this world without getting attached to the results, the only means to attain eternal peace.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 5 “Yoga of True Renunciation” Verses 7, 8, and 9.

The lecture discusses the nature of “Yoga-Yuktah,” a person who has mastered the Path of Action. While working in this world, he does not think he is doing anything but sees that the Prakriti is working within itself. The self is not involved in any action.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 5 “Yoga of True Renunciation” Verses 4, 5, and 6.

The lecture discusses the terms Karma Yoga and Sanyasa as defined in Bhagavad Gita and how they should be practiced for self-improvement.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 5 “Yoga of True Renunciation” Verses 1, 2, and 3.

The lecture discusses why performing actions in the spirit of  Karma Yoga is more appropriate for most seekers than the renunciation of action in Sanyasa.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 4 “Yoga of Renunciation of Actions in Knowledge” Verses 41 & 42

The lecture discusses the call of Bhagavad Gita to destroy the doubt in one’s heart about the true nature of the self by establishing in the Yoga of Self-Knowledge.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 4 “Yoga of Renunciation of Actions in Knowledge” Verses 38, 39 & 40

The lecture discusses the qualities required as prerequisites to achieve the knowledge that leads to eternal peace by recognizing the true self.

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Bhagavad Gita Ch. 4 “Yoga of Renunciation of Actions in Knowledge” Verses 35, 36 & 37

The lecture discusses how the knowledge about the self will release a seeker from the bondage of all actions. This knowledge is available to all seekers; even the most sinful person has the same chance and right to acquire this knowledge.

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