Bhagvad Gita

Bhagvad Gita - • He is only killing their bodied, not...

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Bhagvad Gita 19/02/2008 09:59:00 Dialogue between Arjuna and Krishna Arjuna is human, Krishna is a god Krishnu is an avatar of Visnu – a god taking a specific form for a specific reason Vishnu is also identified with Narayana also called Hari Has at least 9 avatars, including Rama Krishna exiss to continue dharma Our atman transfers after we die to another person Our atman takes off the clothing of our bodies after we die Krishna justifies Arjuna killing his family because he is a warrior and it is his sacred duty
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Unformatted text preview: • He is only killing their bodied, not their atman Diffusion of Upanishadic ideas (of atman) through epic Be intent on action, not the fruits of the action Jnana is knowledge of atman = Brahman • Of Krishna • Of yoga system • Jnana yoga is freedom from attachment through this knowledge ← Arjuna escapes killing his family members ← Action-karma is action according to dharma ← Karma yoga is disciplined, detached action as sacrifice ← 19/02/2008 09:59:00 ← 19/02/2008 09:59:00 ←...
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course RN 103 taught by Professor Cogan during the Spring '07 term at BU.

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