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Chapter Seventeen
The Divisions of Faith TEXT 1: Arjuna inquired: O Kṛṣṇa, what is the situation of those who do not follow ...
Chapter Eighteen
Conclusion – The Perfection of Renunciation TEXT 1: Arjuna said: O mighty-armed one, I wish to understand the purpose of ...
A Note About the Second Edition
For the benefit of readers who have become familiar with the first edition of the Bhagavad-gītā As It Is, a ...
Setting the Scene
Although widely published and read by itself, Bhagavad-gītā originally appears as an episode in the Mahābhārata, the epic Sanskrit history ...
Dedication
To Śrīla Baladeva Vidyābhūṣaṇa, who presented so nicely the Govinda-bhāṣya commentary on Vedānta philosophy
Preface
Originally I wrote Bhagavad-gītā As It Is in the form in which it is presented now. When this book was ...
Introduction
oṁ ajñāna-timirāndhasya jñānāñjana-śalākayā cakṣur unmīlitaṁ yena tasmai śrī-gurave namaḥ śrī-caitanya-mano-’bhīṣṭaṁ sthāpitaṁ yena bhū-tale svayaṁ rūpaḥ kadā mahyaṁ dadāti sva-padāntikam I ...
Chapter One
Observing the Armies on the Battlefield of Kurukṣetra TEXT 1: Dhṛtarāṣṭra said: O Sañjaya, after my sons and the sons ...
Chapter Two
Contents of the Gītā Summarized TEXT 1: Sañjaya said: Seeing Arjuna full of compassion, his mind depressed, his eyes full ...
Chapter Three
Karma-yoga TEXT 1: Arjuna said: O Janārdana, O Keśava, why do You want to engage me in this ghastly warfare, ...
Chapter Four
Transcendental Knowledge TEXT 1: The Personality of Godhead, Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa, said: I instructed this imperishable science of yoga to ...
Chapter Five
Karma-yoga – Action in Kṛṣṇa Consciousness TEXT 1: Arjuna said: O Kṛṣṇa, first of all You ask me to renounce ...