Divine and Demonic

Bear in mind the age of the Bhagavad Gita as you read this. How far has mankind come?

Krishna says: ‘ Men of demonic nature know neither what they ought to do, nor what they should refrain from doing. 261 more words


Thursdays With Ashok - Lessons 32 & 33

Jai Shree Krishna. Jai Gurudev. Lessons 32 and 33 are now up and available for all :) Do click here for the lessons!

Chapter 16

The start of Chapter 16 in the Gita descibes the difference between the man who is born with divine tendencies, and the man who is born with demonic tendencies: ‘A man who is born with tendencies towards the Divine is fearless and pure in heart. 137 more words



‘There are two kinds of personality in this world, the mortal and the immortal. The personality of all creatures is mortal. The personality of God is said to be immortal. 97 more words



The Gita tells us: ‘Yogis who have gained tranquillity through the practice of spiritual disciplines, behold him (Brahman) in their own consciousness. But those who lack tranquillity and discernment will not find him, even though they may try hard to do so.’ 20 more words


Karna's Wife - The Outcast Queen by Kavita Kane

It is no surprise that the Mahabharata has spawned numerous versions and retellings in different languages over the years. The world’s longest poem, this Sanskrit epic has a complex narrative structure that comprises of stories within stories within stories. 875 more words


Biting off, chewing and digesting...

So, we’re biting off, chewing and digesting manageable amounts of the Bhagavad Gita.

Krishna continues his explanation of the Gunas: ‘ A man is said to have transcended the gunas when he does not hate the light of sattwa, or the activity of rajas, or even the delusion of tamas, while these prevail; and yet does not long for them after they have ceased. 140 more words