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Gita For Daily Living

Neil Bhatt

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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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Episode+363%3A+Chapter+1%2C+verses+32+-+35
access_time10 days ago
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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Episode+362%3A+Chapter+1%2C+verses+28+-+31
access_time17 days ago
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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Episode+361%3A+Chapter+1%2C+verses+24+-+27
access_time24 days ago
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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Episode+360%3A+Chapter+1%2C+verses+19+-+23
access_time1 month ago
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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Episode+359%3A+Chapter+1%2C+verses+13+-+18
access_time1 month ago
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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Episode+358%3A+Chapter+1%2C+verses+7+-+12
access_time2 months ago
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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Episode+357%3A++Chapter+1%2C+verses+1-+6
access_time2 months ago
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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Episode+356%3A++Chapter+18%2C+verses+74+-+78
access_time2 months ago
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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Episode+355%3A++Chapter+18%2C+verses+71%2C+72+and+73
access_time3 months ago
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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Episode+354%3A+Chapter+18%2C+verses+68%2C+69+and+70
access_time3 months ago
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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Episode+353%3A+Chapter+18%2C+verses+62+-+67
access_time3 months ago
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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Episode+352%3A++Chapter+18%2C+verses+59%2C+60+and+61
access_time3 months ago
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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Episode+351%3A++Chapter+18%2C+verses+56%2C+57+and+58
access_time4 months ago
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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Episode+350%3A++Chapter+18%2C+verses+53%2C+54+and+55
access_time4 months ago
Bhagavad Gita Ch. 18 “Yoga of Liberation through Renunciation” Verses 53, 54, & 55
Lecture discusses the state of becoming aware of the supreme self that gives joy in pursuing the path of performing actions without attachment and desires.
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Episode+349%3A+Chapter+18%2C+verses+49+-+52
access_time4 months ago
Bhagavad Gita Ch. 18 “Yoga of Liberation through Renunciation” Verses  49,50, 51 & 52
Lecture discusses physical and mental control as the preparation for meditation to realize one’s true nature.
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Episode+348%3A++Chapter+18%2C+verses+46%2C+47+and+48
access_time5 months ago
Bhagavad Gita Ch. 18 “Yoga of Liberation through Renunciation” Verses  46,47 & 48
Lecture discusses the technique of performing actions according to one’s own nature to achieve success and happiness.
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Episode+347%3A+Chapter+18%2C+verses+43%2C+44+and+45
access_time6 months ago
Bhagavad Gita Ch. 18 “Yoga of Liberation through Renunciation” Verses  43,44,45
Lecture discusses the appropriate fields of actions for the four different types of people found in any society.
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Episode+346%3A++Chapter+18%2C+verses+40%2C+41+and+42
access_time6 months ago
Bhagavad Gita Ch. 18 “Yoga of Liberation through Renunciation” Verses  40,41,42
Lecture discusses four different types of people in any society and why they are different from each other.
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Episode+345%3A+Chapter+18%2C+verses+36+-+39
access_time6 months ago
 Bhagavad Gita Ch. 18 “Yoga of Liberation through Renunciation” Verses  36, 37, 38 & 39
Lecture discusses three types of Sukha - Happiness.  Satvika – Sukha feels like poison in the beginning but in the end it feels like nectar.  Rajasika – Sukha feels like nectar in the beginning but in the end it feels like poison Tamasika – Sukha  feels like poison in the beginning and in the end also it feels like poison.
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Episode+344%3A+Chapter+18%2C+verses+33%2C+34+and+35
access_time6 months ago
Bhagavad Gita Ch. 18 “Yoga of Liberation through Renunciation” Verses  33, 34,& 35
Lecture discusses three types of Dhruti - Fortitude.  Satvika – Dhruti will make the mind focus, optimize the physiological functions in my body and will give capacity to overcome obstacles.  Rajasika – Dhruti may give me success in life but not happiness & Tamasika – Dhrutii will not let me get out of fear, depression and arrogance.
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Episode+343%3A++Chapter+18%2C+verses+29+-+32
access_time6 months ago
 Bhagavad Gita Ch. 18 “Yoga of Liberation through Renunciation” Verses  29, 30,31 & 32
Lecture discusses three types of intellect.  Satvika – Buddhi will let me see things as they are and will guide me to right things.  Rajasika – Buddhi will make me do things that will cause more sorrows and unhappiness and Tamasika – Buddhi will make me do things which are completely inappropriate.
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Episode+342%3A++Chapter+18%2C+verses+26%2C+27+and+28
access_time7 months ago
Bhagavad Gita Ch. 18 “Yoga of Liberation through Renunciation” Verses  26, 27 & 28
Lecture discusses three types of doers.  Satvika – doers act without getting affected by success or failure, Rajasika – doers act because of desire to enjoy fruits of actions and Tamasika – doers act without any firm commitment or purity of purpose.
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Episode+341%3A++Chapter+18%2C+verses+22+-+25
access_time7 months ago
Bhagavad Gita Ch. 18 “Yoga of Liberation through Renunciation” Verses  22, 23, 24 & 25
Lecture discusses three types of actions.  Satvika – actions create bliss and harmony, Rajasika – actions create agitations and Tamasika – actions create destruction and pain.
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Episode+340%3A+Chapter+18%2C+verses+19%2C+20+and+21
access_time7 months ago
Episode 340: Bhagavad Gita Ch. 18 “Yoga of Liberation through Renunciation” Verses 19, 20, & 21
Lecture discusses two of the three types of knowledge.  Satvika – Pure knowledge leads to the understanding of unity, and Rajasika – Passionate knowledge creates duality.
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Episode+339%3A++Chapter+18%2C+verses+16%2C+17+and+18
access_time7 months ago
Bhagavad Gita Ch. 18 “Yoga of Liberation through Renunciation” Verses 16, 17 & 18
Lecture discusses three propellers of actions - Knowledge, the object to be known and the knower and three enablers of actions i.e. the instrument, the action and the doer. 
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Episode+338%3A++Chapter+18%2C+verses+13%2C+14+and+15
access_time8 months ago
Bhagavad Gita Ch. 18 “Yoga of Liberation through Renunciation” Verses 13, 14 & 15
Lecture discusses five constituent causes required for any action. Understanding them can give us the path to liberate ourselves from the bondage of our actions.
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Episode+337%3A+Chapter+18%2C+verses+10%2C+11+and+12
access_time8 months ago
Bhagavad Gita Ch. 18 “Yoga of Liberation through Renunciation” Verses 10, 11& 12
Lecture discusses how a Satvika Tyagi by giving up anxiety for the fruits of actions become a sanyasi and liberates himself from the bondage of actions.
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Episode+336%3A++Chapter+18%2C+verses+7%2C+8+and+9
access_time8 months ago
Bhagavad Gita Ch. 18 “Yoga of Liberation through Renunciation” Verses 7, 8 & 9 
Lecture discusses three types of “Tyaga” i.e. Tamsika out of delusion, Rajsika out of fear  and Sattvika with right under understanding.  
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Episode+335%3A++Chapter+18%2C+verses+4%2C+5+and+6
access_time8 months ago
Bhagavad Gita Ch. 18 “Yoga of Liberation through Renunciation” Verses 4, 5 & 6
Lecture discusses Krishna’s Doctrine of “Karmaphal Tyaga” as the path to achieve supreme bliss.
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Episode+334%3A++Chapter+18%2C+verses+1%2C+2+and+3
access_time9 months ago
Bhagavad Gita Ch. 18 “Yoga of Liberation through Renunciation” Verses 1, 2 & 3
Lecture discusses difference between Tyaga – giving up and Sanyasa - renunciation.
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Episode+333%3A+Chapter+17%2C+verses+26%2C+27+and+28
access_time9 months ago
Bhagavad Gita Ch. 17 “Yoga of Threefold Faith” Verses 26, 27 & 28
Lecture discusses the conclusion of threefold faiths with a caution that any sacrifice, austerity or charity done without faith becomes worthless action and does not yield intended result here or hereafter.
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Episode+332%3A++Chapter+17%2C+verses+23%2C+24+and+25
access_time9 months ago
 Bhagavad Gita Ch. 17 “Yoga of Threefold Faith” Verses 23, 24 & 25
Lecture discusses the great “niredsha vakya” – indicative statement “Om Tat Sat” OM is the ultimate truth.
 
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Episode+331%3A++Chapter+17%2C+verses+20%2C+21+and+22
access_time9 months ago
Bhagavad Gita Ch. 17 “Yoga of Threefold Faith” Verses 20, 21 & 22
Lecture discusses three types of charities people make and who benefits from those charities and how. Not all charities are desirable some are out rightly forbidden.
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Episode+330%3A+Chapter+17%2C+verses+17%2C+18+and+19
access_time9 months ago
 Bhagavad Gita Ch. 17 “Yoga of Threefold Faith” Verses 17,18 & 19
Lecture discusses everlasting benefits of austerities performed without any expectation for particular result which will lead to ever lasting peace whereas the austerities performed to achieve material gains and powers can lead to pain and agitation.
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Episode+328%3A+Chapter+17%2C+verses+11%2C+12+and+13
access_time10 months ago
Bhagavad Gita Ch. 17 “Yoga of Threefold Faith” Verses 11,12 & 13
Lecture discusses the influence of one’s faith on the actions he performs, sacrifices he makes and how that affects his chances of achieving the ever lasting peace.
Episode+327%3A+Chapter+17%2C+verses+7+-+10
access_time10 months ago
Bhagavad Gita Ch. 17 “Yoga of Threefold Faith” Verses 7,8,9,10
Lecture discusses three types of food that people like in accordance with the predominance of Satva, Rajas or Tamas in their mental makeup.
 
Episode+326%3A+Chapter+17%2C+verses+5+and+6
access_time10 months ago
 Bhagavad Gita Ch. 17 “Yoga of Threefold Faith” Verses 5, & 6
Lecture discusses three types of faith in accordance with the predominance of Satva, Rajas or Tamas in a person’s mental makeup.
Episode+325%3A++Chapter+17%2C+verses+1+-+4
access_time11 months ago
 Bhagavad Gita Ch. 17 “Yoga of Threefold Faith” Verses 1,2,3 & 4
Lecture discusses the nature of faith in a person who does not depend on the traditional books of wisdom to determine what to do and what not to do.
Episode+324%3A+Chapter+16%2C+verses+23+and+24
access_time11 months ago
 Bhagavad Gita Ch. 16 “Yoga of Divine and Devilish Estates” Verses  23, & 24
Lecture discusses Lord Krishna’s advice to follow the scriptures to decide what to do and what not to do in life here and now to achieve happiness and the supreme goal of liberation from limitations.
Episode+323%3A++Chapter+16%2C+verses+20%2C+21+and+22
access_time11 months ago
Bhagavad Gita Ch. 16 “Yoga of Divine and Devilish Estates” Verses  20, 21 & 22
Lecture discusses three negative tendencies – lust, anger and greed which make people go through hellish experiences in life and therefore in order to achieve happiness one must avoid them.
Episode+322%3A+Chapter+16%2C+verses+17%2C+18+and+19
access_time11 months ago
Bhagavad Gita Ch. 16 “Yoga of Divine and Devilish Estates” Verses 17,18, & 19
Lecture discusses how our egos boosted by the negative tendencies make us believe that our identification with our accomplishments and achievements will make us happy but in fact we end up in immeasurable worries.
Episode+321%3A+Chapter+16%2C+verses+14%2C+15+and+16
access_time12 months ago
Bhagavad Gita Ch. 16 “Yoga of Divine and Devilish Estates” Verses 14, 15, & 16
Lecture discusses how negative tendencies make us believe that we are in control of our lives and our actions are helping us achieving security but in fact these tendencies are binding us to more unhappiness and insecurities.
Episode+320%3A++Chapter+16%2C+verses+11%2C12+and+13
access_time12 months ago
Bhagavad Gita Ch. 16 “Yoga of Divine and Devilish Estates” Verses 11,  12, & 13
Lecture discusses how negative – Asuric tendencies make people behave in a manner that binds them to immeasurable worries till their deaths and destructions.
Episode+319%3A++Chapter+16%2C+verses+8%2C+9+and+10
access_time12 months ago
Bhagavad Gita Ch. 16 “Yoga of Divine and Devilish Estates” Verses 8,9,& 10
Lecture discusses how to detect negative – Asuric tendencies in our personality which cause sorrows and unhappiness.
Episode+318%3A++Chapter+16%2C+verses+5%2C6+and+7
access_time1 year ago
Bhagavad Gita Ch. 16 “Yoga of Divine and Devilish Estates” Verses  5, 6, & 7
Lecture discusses five negative tendencies born out of ignorance in human personality which bind them to the limited ego and cause sorrows and unhappiness.
Episode+317%3A++Chapter+16%2C+verses+1+-+4
access_time1 year ago
Bhagavad Gita Ch. 16 “Yoga of Divine and Devilish Estates” Verses 1, 2, 3, & 4
Lecture discusses twenty-six qualities one can cultivate to live a divine life to liberate oneself from the bondage of the ego and egocentric desires.
 
Episode+316%3A+Chapter+15%2C+verses+19+and+20
access_time1 year ago
Bhagavad Gita Ch. 15 “Purusottama Yoga - Yoga of the  Supreme Self” Verses  19,& 20
Lecture discusses the nature of Purushottama – the Supreme Consciousness which transcends both the perishable Prakriti – manifest matter and the imperishable but conditioned consciousness.
Episode+315%3A+Chapter+15%2C+verses+13-18
access_time1 year ago
Bhagavad Gita Ch. 15 “Purusottama Yoga - Yoga of the  Supreme Self” Verses 13, through 18
Lecture discusses presence of the Supreme Purusha at the core of all beings and the truth that the Supreme Purusha transcends both the perishable world and its imperishable substratum - the conditioned consciousness.
Episode+314%3A++Chapter+15%2C+verses+10%2C+11+and+12
access_time1 year ago
Episode 314: Bhagavad Gita Ch. 15 “Purusottama Yoga - Yoga of the  Supreme Self” Verses 10,11,& 12
Lecture discusses the omnipresence of the supreme being in all aspects of our life and how the supreme being supports all our activities and perceptions.
Episode+313%3A++Chapter15%2C+verses+7%2C+8+and+9
access_time1 year ago
Bhagavad Gita Ch. 15 “Purusottama Yoga - Yoga of the  Supreme Self” Verses 7, 8,& 9
Lecture discusses How an eternal portion of the Supreme Self becomes a limited Jiva, an individual ego to experience the objects in the prakriti by borrowing the necessary equipment from the prakriti.
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