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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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    sk 04-20-17
    sk 04-20-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Fantastic for a daily listen."

    Would be more beneficial to read autobiography of a Yogi prior to this. Clearly an excellent and engaging logical argument of what spiritual endevour involves and more importantly, why!

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    MikeE 03-30-17
    MikeE 03-30-17 Member Since 2017
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    there is something lost in listening to books rather than reading them, I'm finding my retention auditory wise is different than reading, i still like the ability to listen while im working.

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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
    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


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    disappointment in fire fox


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    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
    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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