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The Essence of the Bhagavad Gita Audiobook

The Essence of the Bhagavad Gita: Explained by Paramhansa Yogananda

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Publisher's Summary

Rarely in a lifetime does a new spiritual classic appear that has the power to change people's lives and transform future generations. This is such a book. The Essence of the Bhagavad Gita: Explained by Paramhansa Yogananda shares the profound insights of Yogananda, author of Autobiography of a Yogi, as remembered by one of his few remaining direct disciples, Swami Kriyananda.

This revelation of India's best-loved scripture approaches it from an entirely fresh perspective, showing its deep allegorical meaning as well as its down-to-earth practicality. The themes presented are universal: how to achieve victory in life in union with the divine; how to prepare for life's "final exam", death, and what happens afterward; and how to triumph over all pain and suffering.

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    Carol A Levy 08-23-16
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    "I just listen to this over and over again."

    all i can say is thank God for this. it is a daily tool that brings peaceful perspective and opened vastness to me.

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    Aditya 08-22-16
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    "amazing book"

    very well explained through the understanding of paramhansa yogananda. very practical lessons to learn from.

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    Fernanda Suhet 02-18-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Pure beautifull"

    It's beautifull... I feel embraced by Divine Love and with a heart full of His Grace

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    Amazon Customer 02-12-16

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    "this sux becaues Fire fox cannot play it with out"
    What would have made The Essence of the Bhagavad Gita better?

    the ability to read ? Hear on my PC as well my fire


    Would you ever listen to anything by Swami Kriyananda again?

    I would love to leston to it the first time


    Would you be willing to try another one of Swami Kriyananda’s performances?

    I love this guy, I highly recomend any thing he does


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    disappointment in fire fox


    Any additional comments?

    tell me how I can get around the default player for fire fox. I mostly use Google for this reason

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    Simin Sadanandan 08-25-15
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    "For a seeker of spirituality"

    Understanding the Bhagavat Gita which in essence is connecting to God. Shows how the Gita and the Bible convey the same eternal truth.

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    Atul A Bargaje Sanford, Florida USA 04-21-15
    Atul A Bargaje Sanford, Florida USA 04-21-15
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    "Words of wisdom"

    For a scientific mind, these words may not make sense. But persistence and open mind will let the wisdom in

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    Raviganesh Bridgewater, NJ, United States 05-23-13
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    "Excellent discourse on Bhagavad Gita."

    Bhagavad Gita shows the path for freedom from human sufferings.
    Author Swami Kriyananda explained it very clearly.

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    Chris Buda, TX, USA 04-06-10
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    "Interesting"

    A very detailed look at the Gita. It was interesting, but I found a lot of it too sure and narrow minded to get into.

    3 of 9 people found this review helpful
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    nick College Station, TX, United States 09-12-10
    nick College Station, TX, United States 09-12-10
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    "Couldn't Listen to More than Five Minutes"

    Quite possibly the most annoying narrator I have ever listened to. I had to stop listening because of the guy's voice. Too bad, because the subject material is really interesting.

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    Sunny 02-22-15
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    "Not worth listening. "

    Did not like so many things about it. Geeta is about a beautiful message give to mankind by God but the author focuses more on his Guru's accomplishments and on trying to please audience of various religions (perhaps because they have a foundation and they are promoting it through this book). the author and Geeta emphasizes on leaving the ego. there is no "I". yet at one point the author claims his Guru was Arjuna and his Guru was Krishna in previous incarnations. I see a big "I" there. If you are seeking just Geeta, this book is not for you. I rather like "Geeta - a walkthrough for Westerns" by Jack Hawley. read it couple of months. though I am Indian and a Hindu but still Jack Hawley's book delivered undiluted Geeta.

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