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Thoughts on The Gita (A Study of Sri Aurobindo's Essays on The Gita)

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Item Code: NAK704
Author: M.P. Pandit
Publisher: Aurobindo Ashram
Language: English
Edition: 1999
ISBN: 9788175090293
Pages: 349
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details 8.5 inch X 5.5 inch
Weight 610 gm
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About The Book

The Bhagavad Gita is a message of eternal relevance to the aspiring human being whether he is leading a spiritual life or preparing for it.

Lord Krishna of the Gita represents the inner Godhead, lodged in the heart of every creature, governing and guiding life. Krishna’s call of the flute is a symbol of the Divine’s call to the human soul.

This book is a chapter-by-chapter summary of Sri Aurobindo’s Essays on the Gita and serves as a companion-guide to aid its study.


About The Author

Recognised as the man who has made Sri Aurobindo accessible to all, M.P. Pandit lived at the Sri Aurobindo Ashram for over fifty years, the greater part of which was spent as the Mother’s secretary. On the firm basis of his experience he has written and spoken extensively on the Veda, Upanishads, Gita, Tantra, Occultism, Psychology and Yoga in the light of Sri Aurobindo’s integral approach. He is recognised worldwide as an authentic exponent of Sri Aurobindo’s philosophy and its practice as manifested by the Mother.




1 The Gita 1
2 The Divine Teacher 8
3 The Human Disciple 14
4 Interpretations 21
5 Towards Trimarga 29
6 Rush of Force of Destruction 36
7 Man and the Battle of Life 43
8 Creed of the Aryan Fighter 51
9 Sankhya and Yoga 57
10 Sankhya, Yoga and Vedanta 64
11 Yoga of the Intelligent Will 71
12 Works and Sacrifice 79
13 Significance of Sacrifice 86
14 The Lord of the Sacrifice 93
15 Principle of Divine Works 99
16 Avatarhood (I) 106
17 Avatarhood (II) 113
18 Avatarhood (III) 121
19 The Divine Worker 127
20 Equality 133
21 Equality and Knowledge 139
22 Determinism of Nature 147
23 Beyond Modes of Nature 153
24 Nirvana and Works in the World 159
25 Gist of Karmayoga 166
26 The Two Natures 173
27 The Synthesis of Devotion and Knowledge 179
28 The Supreme Person 187
29 Secret of Secrets 195
30 The Divine Truth and the Way 202
31 Unity of Manifestation 209
32 Works, Devotion and Knowledge 216
33 The Supreme Word 224
34 Becoming 231
35 Vibhuti 241
36 Visva Rupa Darshana 247
37 Way of Fulfilment 253
38 The Field and the Knower 259
39 Above the Gunas 266
40 The Three Purushas - I 273
41 The Three Purushas - II 280
42 Deva and Asura 287
43 Faith - Gunas 294
44 Operation of the Gunas 301
45 Svabhava and Svadharma 308
46 Towards the Supreme Secret 315
47 Above All Standards 322
  Gems from Essays on the Gita 328

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