Gita Wisdom Teachings by Joshua M. Greene (Yogesvara)Author: Joshua M. Greene (Yogesvara das)
26 Sep 2018

Gita Wisdom Teachings by Joshua M. Greene (Yogesvara)

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Here's an ideal course for enriching your yoga in the company of inspired teachers and students. Each session includes readings, analysis, audiovisuals, verse recitations and practical insights in 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 Gita philosophy. For more information on attending one of our classes live please visit our website at www.atma.org/event/current-events

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    Long Island, Week 14: [BG 4.7, 4.8] Purpose of the Avatars

    BG 4.7 explains that Krishna appears in this world when there is a decline in morality, a rise in violence, when leaders rule against the well-being of their citizens. The current state of the world seems to fit this description. So, where is Krishna now? Topics include: - Krishna’s purpose for appearing in the world - The different avatars of Krishna Additional topics include: - How do we know Krishna is the Supreme? Why take him at his word? - A brief telling of Krishna’s birth and the lifting of Govardhan Hill - Street chanting - The arrival of A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada Class notes available at www.gitawisdom.org/podcast Questions? Join the Gita Wisdom Discussion Group on Facebook We are reading from Bhagavad Gita As It Is by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

  • Posted on 26 Jul 2018

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    Long Island Series, Week 13: [BG 4.4-4.6]

    Arjuna, who grew up with Krishna, questions how Krishna taught the science of the self to the sun god at the dawn of time. [BG 4.4 - 4.6] Topics include: - The role of karma in shaping our lives and bodies - Why we don’t remember our past lives - What happens when we are liberated - The story of Jada Bharata Additional topics include: - Three obstacles to chanting - The story of Kalman Shapira, the rebbe of the Warsaw Ghetto Class notes available at www.gitawisdom.org/podcast Questions? Join the Gita Wisdom Discussion Group on Facebook We are reading from Bhagavad Gita As It Is by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

  • Posted on 12 Jul 2018

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    Long Island Series, Week 12: [BG 4.1-.3] In the Beginning...

    Until now, Krishna has not given any hints as to his true identity. In Chapter 4 Krishna reveals he taught this ancient knowledge to the sun god at the dawn of the millennium. [BG 4.1 - 4.3] Additional topics include: - An explanation of the invocation om namo bhagavate vasudevaya - The power of the Gita teachings for good and evil - The role of faith in understanding the Gita Class notes available at www.gitawisdom.org/podcast Questions? Join the Gita Wisdom Discussion Group on Facebook We are reading from Bhagavad Gita As It Is by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

  • Posted on 28 Jun 2018

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    Long Island Series, Week 11: Dhruva

    Chapter 3 of the Gita points to the pathology of conditioned life and obstacles on the spiritual path. This class includes a summary of the Vedic story of Dhruva, the boy king who found God through meditation. Additional topics include: -How our spiritual knowledge can help us navigate life’s challenges -The role of guru Class notes available at www.gitawisdom.org/podcast Questions? Join the Gita Wisdom Discussion Group on Facebook We are reading from Bhagavad Gita As It Is by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

  • Posted on 21 Jun 2018

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    Long Island Series, Week 9 - BG 3.21, Leadership

    Bhagavad Gita 3.21: The importance of good qualities in a leader. Topics include: - Developing good qualities - Krishna’s instructions on meditation Class notes available at www.gitawisdom.org/podcast Questions? Join the Gita Wisdom Discussion Group on Facebook We are reading from Bhagavad Gita As It Is by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

  • Posted on 10 Jun 2018

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