gita gita

Definition(s):

  • (n) (Hinduism) the sacred `song of God' composed about 200 BC and incorporated into the Mahabharata (a Sanskrit epic); contains a discussion between Krishna and the Indian hero Arjuna on human nature and the purpose of life

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Usage(s):

  1. The Bhagavad-gita Leo Tolstoy's "The Kingdom of God Is Within You" 3.
  2. Hindus observed last week the 5,000th birthday of Krishna, their epic hero, who traditionally composed the Bhagavad-gitaperhaps comparable to Solomon's Song of Songsand .

News

  1. READER SUBMITTED: Free Yoga, Meditation & Discourses by a World Renowned Teacher

    World renowned teacher Swami Mukundananda is on USA tour and will be conducting a week long program in Newington, CT to teach Yoga & Meditation and also to give enlightening discourses on 'Bhagavad Gita'. He is the founder of a Non-profit organization called JKYog (www.jkyog.org) which is involved in charitable activities in various parts of the world. He came up with a five fold system of ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: FOX CT Hartford

  2. Northwest of Durham

    Eighteen members of Durham Senior Citizens met May 22 at the Durham Community Building for a potluck supper. Harmon and Joyce Medley were hosts. Special guests were Superintendent Steve Noble and his wife Gita, and family.
    on June 5, 2013     Source: Hillsboro Star-Journal

Quotes

  1. "I would advise him to read the Gita properly and try to understand it," said Priyanka, on a two-day tour of the district to campaign for her mother and brother Rahul, who represents Amethi constituency.
    on Mar 23, 2009 By: Priyanka Gandhi Source: Times of India

  2. A study course based on "The Essence of the Bhagavad Gita," explained by Paramhansa Yogananda.
    on Mar 13, 2007 By: Paramahansa Yogananda Source: Palo Alto Online

  3. "Aadesh Shrivastav and I will now be collaborating over a new interpretation of the Bhagwad Gita. It's one of my father's unknown and unacknowledged masterpieces of immense literary and religious value," said Bachchan.
    on May 22, 2008 By: Amitabh Bachchan Source: NDTV.com

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