Author: J M MehtaPublisher: Pustak MahalYear: 2005Language: EnglishPages: 109ISBN/UPC (if available): 8122309143
The book, "The Wisdom of the Gita" is an outcome of a deep study of the "Gita" over a long period and broadly covers the main teachings enshrined in the scripture. The "Gita" is not merely a holy book meant for reverence and ritual worship, but it is a fountain spring of true knowledge and wisdom and can be considered as a manual for righteous living.This small book acquaints the readers with the fundamentals of life, which include the human body and the soul, pleasure and pain, God and nature, good and evil, the different qualities inherent in human beings, yoga, meditation, desires and similar other aspects. The book has been specially designed for the busy man of the present day, who has no time to read voluminous titles.
Some Famous Comments on the GitaSome Interesting Facts on The GitaThe BackgroundThe Gita-A Manual for LifeThe Mystery of LifeThe Goal of LifeThe First Lesson from the Gita Courage in CrisisDo not Fear Death, Do not GrievePleasure and PainYoga as Defined in the GitaKarma Yoga [Path of Action]Selfless Action [Nishkam Karma]Path of Knowledge [Gyan Yoga]Bhakti Yoga or Path of DevotionSynthesis of YogaThree Types of Gunas [Modes or Tendencies]Three-fold classificationFour-fold Order of SocietyRenunciation and Relinquishment [Sanyas and Tyag]Devotees of GodGood and Evil TendenciesThe Field and Its KnowerDesiresGod and NatureFunctioning and Control of MindMeditationIncarnation of GodSelected Memorable VersesA Summary of Prominent Teachings of the GitaEpilogue