The Bhagavad Gita - Text, Word-to-Word Meaning, Translation and Commentary

The Bhagavad Gita - Text, Word-to-Word Meaning, Translation and Commentary

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Author: Swami Sivananda
Publisher: Divine Life Society
Year: 2013
Language: multilingual
Pages: 575
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8170520002


The Bhagavadgita is one phase of the Tripod of Indian Philosophy and culture, the other two phases being the Upanishads and the Brahmasutras. While the Upanishads lay the foundation of the Loftiest reach possible for humanity and the Brahmasutras logically elucidate the intricate issues involved in the Upanishads, the Bhagavadgita blends together the Transcendent and the Immanent features of the Ultimate Reality, bringing together into an integrated whole knowledge and action, the inner and the outer, the individual and the society, man and God, all which are portrayed as facets of a Universal Operation, presenting entire life and all life as a perfectly complete organic wholeness, leaving nothing unsaid and attempting to solve every problem of life.

This work originally appeared, in the early days of the divine Life Society, as a series in Six parts, published separately, which, later on, was combined into a single volume and released for the benefit of the students of Yoga. Having passed through several editions, it is now once again being made available o the public, after it ran out of print some time ago. It has been our endeavour to bring out this edition in as neat a form as possible, which, we are confident, will meet the demands of students as well as the public is general, in an appreciable manner.



Universal Prayer
Prayer to Bhagavan Vyasa
Prayer to the Guru
Prayer to Lord Sri Krishna
Glory of the Gita
Guide for Study
Harmony in the Gita
The Two Ways
Reconciliation of the Paths
Essence of the Gita
In Defence
Solution for Conflicting Verses

The Yoga of the Despondency of Arjuna
Sankhya Yoga
The Yoga of Action
The Yoga of the Division of Wisdom
The Yoga of Renunciation of Action
The Yoga of Meditation
The Yoga of Wisdom and realization
The Yoga of the Imperishable Brahman
The Yoga of the Kindly Science and the Kingly secret
The Yoga of the Divine Glories
The Yoga of the Vision of the Cosmic Form
The Yoga of Devotion
The Yoga of the Distinction between the Field and the Knower of the Field
The Yoga of the Division of the Three Gunas
The Yoga of the Supreme Spirit
The Yoga of the Division between the Divine and the Demoniacal
The Yoga of the Division of the Threefold Faith
The Yoga of Liberation by Renunciation

The Lord’s Commandments in the Gita
To Aid Remembrance
Saptasloki Gita
Ekasloki Gita
Pratijna Gita
Gita Anushthana

Index to Slokas
Index to Subjects