Gita Wisdom Teachings by Joshua M. Greene (Yogesvara) show

Gita Wisdom Teachings by Joshua M. Greene (Yogesvara)

Summary: A bi-weekly Bhagavad Gita class in NY. Each session includes readings, analysis, audiovisuals, verse recitations and practical insights into India's essential wisdom text. Attendees will discover the message of the Gita, master basic vocabulary and concepts, and acquire skills for teaching and practicing yoga philosophy. Class notes available at www.gitawisdom.org/podcast. For information on attending a class, visit www.facebook.com/pg/gitawisdomteachings/events.

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 Sunset Gita with Yogesvara 11/15/2011 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:11:52

Chapter 3. Karma-yoga TEXT 38 dhumenavriyate vahnir yathadarso malena ca yatholbenavrto garbhas tatha tenedam avrtam TRANSLATION As fire is covered by smoke, as a mirror is covered by dust, or as the embryo is covered by the womb, similarly, the living entity is covered by different degrees of this lust. Chapter 3. Karma-yoga TEXT 39 avrtam jnanam etena jnanino nitya-vairina kama-rupena kaunteya duspurenanalena ca TRANSLATION Thus, a man's pure consciousness is covered by his eternal enemy in the form of lust, which is never satisfied and which burns like fire. Chapter 3. Karma-yoga TEXT 40 indriyani mano buddhir asyadhisthanam ucyate etair vimohayaty esa jnanam avrtya dehinam TRANSLATION The senses, the mind and the intelligence are the sitting places of this lust, which veils the real knowledge of the living entity and bewilders him. Chapter 3. Karma-yoga TEXT 41 tasmat tvam indriyany adau niyamya bharatarsabha papmanam prajahi hy enam jnana-vijnana-nasanam TRANSLATION Therefore, O Arjuna, best of the Bharatas, in the very beginning curb this great symbol of sin [lust] by regulating the senses, and slay this destroyer of knowledge and self-realization.

 Sunset Gita with Yogesvara 11/15/2011 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:11:52

Chapter 3. Karma-yoga TEXT 38 dhumenavriyate vahnir yathadarso malena ca yatholbenavrto garbhas tatha tenedam avrtam TRANSLATION As fire is covered by smoke, as a mirror is covered by dust, or as the embryo is covered by the womb, similarly, the living entity is covered by different degrees of this lust. Chapter 3. Karma-yoga TEXT 39 avrtam jnanam etena jnanino nitya-vairina kama-rupena kaunteya duspurenanalena ca TRANSLATION Thus, a man's pure consciousness is covered by his eternal enemy in the form of lust, which is never satisfied and which burns like fire. Chapter 3. Karma-yoga TEXT 40 indriyani mano buddhir asyadhisthanam ucyate etair vimohayaty esa jnanam avrtya dehinam TRANSLATION The senses, the mind and the intelligence are the sitting places of this lust, which veils the real knowledge of the living entity and bewilders him. Chapter 3. Karma-yoga TEXT 41 tasmat tvam indriyany adau niyamya bharatarsabha papmanam prajahi hy enam jnana-vijnana-nasanam TRANSLATION Therefore, O Arjuna, best of the Bharatas, in the very beginning curb this great symbol of sin [lust] by regulating the senses, and slay this destroyer of knowledge and self-realization.

 Sunset Gita with Yogesvara 11/8/2011 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:14:51

Chapter 3. Karma-yoga TEXT 36 arjuna uvaca atha kena prayukto 'yam papam carati purusah anicchann api varsneya balad iva niyojitah TRANSLATION Arjuna said: O descendant of Vrsni, by what is one impelled to sinful acts, even unwillingly, as if engaged by force? Chapter 3. Karma-yoga TEXT 37 sri-bhagavan uvaca kama esa krodha esa rajo-guna-samudbhavah mahasano maha-papma viddhy enam iha vairinam TRANSLATION The Blessed Lord said: It is lust only, Arjuna, which is born of contact with the material modes of passion and later transformed into wrath, and which is the all-devouring, sinful enemy of this world.

 Sunset Gita with Yogesvara 11/8/2011 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:14:51

Chapter 3. Karma-yoga TEXT 36 arjuna uvaca atha kena prayukto 'yam papam carati purusah anicchann api varsneya balad iva niyojitah TRANSLATION Arjuna said: O descendant of Vrsni, by what is one impelled to sinful acts, even unwillingly, as if engaged by force? Chapter 3. Karma-yoga TEXT 37 sri-bhagavan uvaca kama esa krodha esa rajo-guna-samudbhavah mahasano maha-papma viddhy enam iha vairinam TRANSLATION The Blessed Lord said: It is lust only, Arjuna, which is born of contact with the material modes of passion and later transformed into wrath, and which is the all-devouring, sinful enemy of this world.

 Sunset Gita with Yogesvara 11/8/2011 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:14:51

Chapter 3. Karma-yoga TEXT 36 arjuna uvaca atha kena prayukto 'yam papam carati purusah anicchann api varsneya balad iva niyojitah TRANSLATION Arjuna said: O descendant of Vrsni, by what is one impelled to sinful acts, even unwillingly, as if engaged by force? Chapter 3. Karma-yoga TEXT 37 sri-bhagavan uvaca kama esa krodha esa rajo-guna-samudbhavah mahasano maha-papma viddhy enam iha vairinam TRANSLATION The Blessed Lord said: It is lust only, Arjuna, which is born of contact with the material modes of passion and later transformed into wrath, and which is the all-devouring, sinful enemy of this world.

 Sunset Gita with Yogesvara 11/1/2011 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:19:05

Chapter 3. Karma-yoga TEXT 35 sreyan sva-dharmo vigunah para-dharmat svanusthitat sva-dharme nidhanam sreyah para-dharmo bhayavahah TRANSLATION It is far better to discharge one's prescribed duties, even though they may be faulty, than another's duties. Destruction in the course of performing one's own duty is better than engaging in another's duties, for to follow another's path is dangerous.See More

 Sunset Gita with Yogesvara 11/1/2011 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:19:05

Chapter 3. Karma-yoga TEXT 35 sreyan sva-dharmo vigunah para-dharmat svanusthitat sva-dharme nidhanam sreyah para-dharmo bhayavahah TRANSLATION It is far better to discharge one's prescribed duties, even though they may be faulty, than another's duties. Destruction in the course of performing one's own duty is better than engaging in another's duties, for to follow another's path is dangerous.See More

 Sunset Gita with Yogesvara 11/1/2011 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:19:05

Chapter 3. Karma-yoga TEXT 35 sreyan sva-dharmo vigunah para-dharmat svanusthitat sva-dharme nidhanam sreyah para-dharmo bhayavahah TRANSLATION It is far better to discharge one's prescribed duties, even though they may be faulty, than another's duties. Destruction in the course of performing one's own duty is better than engaging in another's duties, for to follow another's path is dangerous.See More

 Sunset Gita with Yogesvara 10/25/11 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:36:07
 Sunset Gita with Yogesvara 10/25/11 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:36:07
 Sunset Gita with Yogesvara 10/25/11 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:36:07
 Gita Wisdom with Yogesvara 9/6/2011 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:39:25

Gita Wisdom with Yogesvara 9/6/2011

 Gita Wisdom with Yogesvara 9/6/2011 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:39:25

Gita Wisdom with Yogesvara 9/6/2011

 Gita Wisdom with Yogesvara 9/6/2011 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:39:25

Gita Wisdom with Yogesvara 9/6/2011

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