Through the simple yet captivating paintings, text and photographic montages, children of every race, nationality and religion will deepen their understanding of God, themselves, their relationship with God and all His children everywhere. Your purchase also supports literacy charities. It is a nice looking book that clearly communicates ideas from the Bhagavad-Gita to kids and novices. Our family does not personally believe in reincarnation, but many people and cultures do. These montages can be quite dramatic, as in a tableau that traces the ages of man, beginning with a newborn and ending with a pile of bones.
Some of the principles that Bhagvad Gita elucidates are: 1. To see more full color pages inside this book, go to: our-spiritual-journey. Our Most Dear Friend combines text with beautiful paintings and superb photography. To see more full color pages inside this book, go to: our-spiritual-journey. During our stay, I sat for hours surrounded by towering snowy peaks in crystal-clear air, with no other humans around, trying to read this early edition of Bhagavad-gita As It Is, by His Divine Grace A. Here is the essence of this divine classic, presented to inform, enliven, and broaden the vision of children everywhere. It is a little heavy stuff and may need considerable and sustained effort.
As a photographer, she traveled with and photographed Bhaktivedanta Swami and his students in India, Europe and the United States. The Universe comes from the Supreme, subsists in the Supreme, and will go back to the Supreme. It begins in long-ago India when Arjuna Pandava is about to fight a war and asks Lord Krishna for aid and advice. From deep inside his backpack John pulled out a blue paperback with a line drawing of a regal, four-armed person on the cover. It includes the original Sanskrit text, Roman transliteration, English equivalents, translation, and elaborate explications.
In 1971 she traveled to India, where she met Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, read his Bhagavad-gita As It Is and eventually became his student. Visakha also assists her husband, John Griesser, in making documentary films. Because of this it is in bondage. Bruce and I are embarking on my for children by starting off with one of the most ancient religious texts of all times, the Bhagavad-gita. Because the battlefield setting is usually interpreted as an allegory for the ethical and moral struggles of life, the Bhagavad Gita serves an ultimate guide to self-realization. This little book, for those with eyes to see and ears to hear, contains the essence of all great teachings! My other ideas include checking out more books about India from the library, spending a week eating vegetarian, and breaking out our cards on a daily basis for three consecutive weeks. The Bhagavad Gita is Krishna's counsel to Arjuna to fulfill his duty and achieve the Dharma.
Ilene Cooper My kids love it!!! The principle by which the Soul all actions happening in the body to itself is called Ahamkara. And the Gita opened me to the thought that I could improve my character as well as the quality of my life through knowledge. I noticed that after reading this book, my kids are showing more love towards the whole creation. I understood little but I was intrigued. The idea of tolerating dualities and remaining equipoised in their midst enticed me, as did the concept of an eternal spiritual presence within all living beings. I just love this book and I recommend this to everybody.
Over the years, as I continued studying Bhagavad-gita and practicing its precepts, my respect for its wisdom, relevance, and comprehensiveness grew. Best wishes to you and your family Shashi Kumar. Highly recommended for school and community multicultural picturebook collections. The Universe exists because of the creative power of the Supreme called Maya. This is a captivating, relevant, and inspiring book for ages 4 and up.
I am a Hindu and I have been reading it for two decades and I still feel that I am a fresher. Gradually Bhagavad-gita revolutionized my life. Order your copy of Our Most Dear Friendhere:. In the words of The Bible-You shall know the truth and the truth shall set you free. Libraries serving an Indian population will want this; others may find that it adds diversity to their collection.
Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. As always, I welcome your thoughts and suggestions, especially if you are Hindu! Kindly try the link that follows for some understanding on Hinduism. Once the soul realises its distinction it becomes free and escapes this cycle of birth and death. This book is designed in such a way that it would capture every one's attention with great illustrations. These montages can be quite dramatic, as in a tableau that traces the ages of man, beginning with a newborn and ending with a pile of bones.