Bhagavad Gita classes


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Class 116: From the fact that we have been born as human beings, how we can tell what our previous births and lives were like? (chapter 14 verses 14 to 19) 
  • A study of the last moments in the life of the atheist philosopher Burtrand Russell.
  • Why gods, human beings and animals can experience the consequences of karmas but only human beings can perform karmas.
  • A study of the types of godly, human or animal bodies souls can be reborn into and the process as to how this takes place.
  • From the fact that we have been born as human beings, how we can tell what our previous lives have been like?
  • A study of the words madartham (for me) and tadartham (for God).
  • The fruit of good action is said to be of the nature of "goodness" and pure; while the fruit of passion is pain, the fruit of dullness is ignorance.
  • A study of Khrushchev's memoirs of how Stalin was one of the biggest cowards who ever lived.  How wrong actions bring fear to our consciousness.
  • From goodness arises knowledge and from passion greed, negligence and error arise from dullness, as also ignorance.
  • The moment when the purified antakaran (inner being) becomes one with the Supreme Soul then gnyān (wisdom) comes by itself, bhakti (devotion) begins to increase, vairāgya (non-attachment) begins to increase and aishvarya (wealth) even comes.
  • How those who are established in goodness rise upwards; the passionate remain in the middle (regions); the dull steeped in the lower occurrences of the modes sink downwards.
  • A study of the seven worlds of the devlok (world of the gods).
Chapter 14 verse 14:

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Chapter 14 verse 18: 

Chapter 14 verse 19: 

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