Bhagavad Gita classes

Chapter 3

KARMA YOG (THE YOGA OF ACTION)

The chapter 3 study classes will cover: 
  • What is more important: knowledge or action? A look at different periods in Eastern and Western history and the pre-dominance of worldliness or renunciation. How to find the mean between the two ways of life.
  • The difference between what is right and what is pleasurable. The eleven meanings of niyat: what 11 types of actions should one perform? How exactly do we know if an action is right or wrong? What are the tests for this?
  • Why is charity important and what effects does charity have on our life and our success?
  • What are the features of a Yagna? A detailed explanation of the three parts of a Yagna.
  • The cycle of Yagna, rain, food and people scientifically and geographically explained. What effect does the food we eat have on us?
  • How does one attain perfection while living in the world? A look at the example of Janak.
  • Why should we act? The concept of lokasamgrahan ("maintenance of the world"). What happens when good people do not act: lessons from Indian history.
  • A study of the different categories of karmas and the threefold modes of nature. The difference between attraction, replusion and non-attachment.
  • How to be free from one's enemies (anger and lust) once and for all.
  • How powerful is the soul? How to control the intellect, the mind, the body and the senses.
You can watch all of the chapter 3 class videos by clicking on the below links next to the verse numbers. 

Chapter 3 introduction: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGbrZh1H-do

Chapter 3 verse 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mYGRYCdkj4

Chapter 3 verse 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y8qfNlZp2kE

Chapter 3 verse 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8-dAMZfh9Y
Chapter 3 verse 4: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BB2uCfYawxk

Chapter 3 verse 5: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E-2_1VMvrMI
Chapter 3 verse 6: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GTsOhswCjUw

Chapter 3 verse 7: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R_ZluIsYayc

Chapter 3 verse 8: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vsUu4eCsq6s

Chapter 3 verse 9: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WcoQqgsvQu4

Chapter 3 verse 10: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GGRlTrQANAM
Chapter 3 verse 11: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gegUvG0xeSM

Chapter 3 verse 12: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-pvgYjroNDk

Chapter 3 verse 13: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rmq0LpKjIAk

Chapter 3 verse 14: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pkEq2lc2j7c

Chapter 3 verse 15: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4tUrPcM1oCY

Chapter 3 verse 16: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PbqIJm7rTT0

Chapter 3 verse 17: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1eem75yEfQ

Chapter 3 verse 18: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4QpUN0iBE54

Chapter 3 verse 19: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HnySg_RLOXo

Chapter 3 verse 20: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CYjNn3eMSwg

Chapter 3 verse 21: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iUXKugO2kzI

Chapter 3 verse 22: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LnsqZ05n18M

Chapter 3 verse 23: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0W74erXSq4

Chapter 3 verse 24: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=is7DGutE5BA

Chapter 3 verse 25: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xfnxFFXCcU

Chapter 3 verse 26: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sXDbzghfEs0

Chapter 3 verse 27: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eEQ-YlMNVFo

Chapter 3 verse 28: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDV56pF2fu8

Chapter 3 verse 29: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oER6KUmM25Q

Chapter 3 verse 30: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6mw1eL1wxcE

Chapter 3 verse 31: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WS8HOtFBPn4

Chapter 3 verse 32: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4KdOd6tg98

Chapter 3 verse 33: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z03giTYXnlc

Chapter 3 verse 34: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aa-Pz4t2VVU

Chapter 3 verse 35: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tu9s-6zqVYY

Chapter 3 verse 36: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ffMBCkwutuc

Chapter 3 verse 37: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g78wU5B0V8s

Chapter 3 verse 38: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6jnxLYNhLs

Chapter 3 verse 39: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7NbeIcLVaOU

Chapter 3 verse 40: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mex6yVJBcFM

Chapter 3 verse 41: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3bb2tr1QlQg

Chapter 3 verse 42: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjxkjO8u0L0

Chapter 3 verse 43: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YdBgDtljU70

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