Bhagavad Gita classes


Jai ShreeKrushna!


Class 45: Never does one who does good, dear friend, tread the path of woe (chapter 6 verses 40 to 47)
  • A study of a favourite verse of Saints in India (verse 40) and how much it gives one assurance: "never does one who does good, dear friend, tread the path of woe". Why one should have this verse written on their mirror and their door. Why one can give a discourse on this verse for hours about why good deeds never go to waste.
  • The beauty of the word taat used by ShreeKrushna to address Arjuna and why one only uses this world when there is intense love towards someone
  • What happens when one who practices Yoga fails to attain the Supreme Soul before they leave this body. The story of Jadbharat in the fifth canto of the Shrimad Bhagavad
  • A story from the life of Raman Mahashri and the cow who came to listen to his discourses
  • A study of the whole system of karmas and how souls move between bodies and worlds
  • Why people are born in wealthy families. The definition of wealth by Marz and Engels.
  • The different between Vedic thought (in regarding wealth as a Goddess) and Western thought (in regarding wealth as wrong)
  • The amount of births that an individual soul has to go through to attain a human body
  • Why do people carry on their good activities from their previous lives? Why do certain children demonstrate Divine qualities? A story from Guruji's childhood when He gave his prize winnings at a public speaking competition to a family going on a pilgirimige to seek blessings for them
  • The meaning of the name Hari of God
  • Why there is nothing in life that does not have a purpose and why there is no such thing as fluke or chance
  • Why ShreeKrushna keeps mentioning the word prayatna (efforts) in this chapter on meditation
  • The story of the great devotee Kevat in the Ram Charit Manas.
  • The meaning of the word Yoga coming from the root yuj.
  • How to chant mantras.
  • Conculsion of chapter 6.


Chapter 6 verse 40:

Chapter 6 verses 41 and 42:

Chapter 6 verse 43:

Chapter 6 verse 44:

Chapter 6 verse 45:

Chapter 6 verse 46:

Chapter 6 verse 47:

How to chant a mantra:

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