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    Perspectives of the Bhagavad-Gita By Balakrishnan Muniapan School of Business Curtin University of Technology Sarawak‚ MALAYSIA. Abstract Managerial effectiveness is predominately culture specific (Sharma‚ 2001). This means each country and community need to develop their own system of developing managerial effectiveness. Recognizing the important of culture in management practice‚ this paper attempts to explore managerial effectiveness from the perspectives of the Bhagavad-Gita. The Bhagavad-Gita

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    “Those who take shelter in me‚ though they be of lower birth — women‚ vaiśyas [merchants] and śūdras [workers] — can attain the supreme destination.” The Bhagavad Gita told many story about the Hindu history‚ what was most enlightening to me was the tradition of the women‚ and how they were viewed. The women were viewed as many other early societies dated back as far as Mesopotamian time and even as now. The women were looked at as lower breeds of human‚ more so like slaves. The women of the Hindu

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    In the Bhagavad Gita‚ Arjuna ends up in a serious dilemma that leads up to battle and everything that he believes and stands on. He is about to go to war with his family members and friends when he realizes that what they are about to do is wrong‚ no matter if the other side believes it or not‚ it’s just something that he doesn’t feel is right. Arjuna says to Krishna‚ “What joy is there for us Krishna... Evil will haunt us if we kill them.” At this point Arjuna is ready to back out of war as he feels

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    ethical text of ancient India. As an episode in India’s great epic‚ the Mahabharata‚ The Bhagavad Gita now ranks as one of the three principal texts that define and capture the essence of Hinduism; the other two being the Upanishads and the Brahma Sutras. Though this work contains much theology‚ its kernel is ethical and its teaching is set in the context of an ethical problem. The teaching of The Bhagavad Gita is summed up in the maxim "your business is with the deed and not with the result." When

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    Bhagavad Gita In Bhagavad Gita life has been given a sense of duty. Arjuna’s actions define the real perception of life according to Hinduism. Arjuna is ready to take vengeance concerning the injustice done by Dhritarashtra. According to Hinduism‚ people are reborn depending on their karma which is basically the cumulative effect occasioned by our actions. Life is well defined through these characters. For instance‚ Dhritarashtra fits in the very definition of life according to Hinduism. Hinduism

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    The Bhagavad Gita The Bhagavad Gita is a conversation between Arjuna and Krishna. Arjuna is the brother of Yudhishthira and believes that his brother should be king of their kingdom‚ but Dhritarashtra‚ who is the blind king now‚ wants to give the kingdom to his son Duroydhana. Krishma is Arjuna’s charioteer who tries to push Arjuna to fight by telling him what all this means and does. Therefore‚ a battle is brought up‚ Arjuna’s members against Dhritarashtra’s members. When it becomes time to battle

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    The Justification of Warfare in the Bhagavad Gita The Bhagavad Gita‚ translated from Sanskrit as “The Lord’s Song”‚ is the dialogue between Lord Krishna and Prince Arjuna as the charioteer and archer enter battle in the Mahabharata. Arjuna tells Lord Krishna that he feels emotionally conflicted entering into this war since it requires him to kill his own blood‚ and engage in actions that he feels go against his beliefs as a Hindu. At this point‚ the two stop in the middle of the battlefield‚ and

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    The Bhagavad-Gita: The Song of God contains spiritual details that are constructed towards Hinduism. The Bhagavad-Gita is the conversation between a man called Arjuna‚ and God himself in a human form. God in a human form is called Lord Krishna. The teachings of the Bhagavad-Gita primarily focus on the importance of the yoga and the awareness of the many paths to self-awareness and insight. Spiritual self-realization is the theme of The Bhagavad-Gita. The Bhagavad-Gita teaches readers that there is

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    living in a state of ignorance. The Bhagavad Gita (Song of God) is a philosophical discourse on the duties and the meaning of life and death. Many believe this text holds specific instructions on how to please God and stay in his favor. Either argument can be made because the Bhagavad Gita does both; helping one deal with daily life struggles and giving them a better understanding of what is happening‚ while simultaneously pleasing God. But is this all the Bhagavad Gita entail? A text with a bunch of

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    The Bhagavad Gita as translated by Juan Mascaro is a poem based on ancient Sanskrit literature contained in eighteen chapters. The period of time‚ around which it was written‚ although it is merely an educated guess‚ was approximately 500 BCE. "…there are a few archaic words and expressions‚ some of the greatest scholars have considered it pre-Buddhistic‚ i.e. about 500 BC‚" (Bhagavad Gita‚ xxiv). This quote is found in the introduction to the book and further explains that the exact time it was

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    strive to achieve dharma. Dharma is the right thing to do. It is also explained as your moral duty. It is the purpose why you are living. Once you have fully understood the dharma‚ you will understand the Hindu faith. One of the examples in the Bhagavad Gita is when before the war starts;Arjun wants to see who he will be fighting. He saw his relative‚ elders and teachers. Then he has second thoughts not to fight anymore. He thinks that he cannot sacrifice other people just to get his kingdom back.

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    Comparative religion September 20‚ 2010 Bhagavad-Gita Throughout the Bhagavad-Gita‚ one reoccurring theme was detachment through the practice of discipline‚ creates an evenness of mind. To obtain joy you need to let go of the desire of joy itself. The detachment of one’s own desires is called liberation and the only way to get there is through discipline. The verse from the second teaching is important to an overall understanding of the Gitas sense of liberation‚ because it focuses on

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    What is the essence of Bhagavad Gita? One of the main scriptures which explains the true relationship between God and human beings is known to be the Bhagavad Gita. It teaches how to live happily‚ and shows the path for reaching the Divine destination. No one has to be a certain faith in order to truly understand this scripture‚ which is the main reason why it works wonders to better ourselves in this society. The Gita teaches us more than just life lessons‚ it teaches us how to free ourselves

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    Deontology and Bhagavad-Gita Chantel L Green Eastern Gateway Deontology and Bhagavad-Gita Most people reading the Bhagavad-Gita (the Gita) come across the concept of duty as prescribed by Lord Krishna and note the similarity of the same to the concept of duty as prescribed by Immanuel Kant. In fact‚ the surprising point is that both the concepts are quite similar when one reads it cursorily and yet they are distinctly different when one conducts a deeper

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    mean? What makes it possible for a man to be able to find out who he himself is? Must we all be peaceful? Ghandi said‚ “Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.” In the Bhagavad Gita‚ we learn the lesson of finding our inner selves (“twin”) first before answering questions of others. According to the God Krishna‚ our desires are what cause our evil deeds‚ and in order for us to be free‚ we must control our desires. This can

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    Well I would first like to start off by saying that after I let go of my personal beliefs for a moment‚ and actually let myself be open to the ideas of the Bhagavad-Gita I rather enjoyed it and I feel like I actually can see how the “ways of life” (for loss of a better term) that are expressed in this make a lot of sense. I can actually sit and think about what kind of people today would possibly be categorized as Tamasic‚ Rajasic and Sattvic. I also can see some very similar concepts in the book

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    For embracing wisdom needed for reaching the spiritual path‚ one needs understanding of the Bhagavad Gita in totality. It contains everything worth knowable on the path of spirituality and the path that takes one directly to the portals of God Almighty. In the Bhagavad Gita‚ Krishna preaches about the path to enlightenment from the practicing of selfless action. How Krishna presents this is by saying‚ “Be intent in action…not on the

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    5. Bhagavad Gita The story in the Bhagavad Gita with Arjuna and Krishna has many teachings of Krishna about renunciation‚ selfless services‚ and meditation. It’s also important why Arjuna doesn’t want to wage war. There are many things that Krishna tells Arjuna. All of this will be brought up throughout the essay. In the story Arjuna does not want to wage war. His sudden reaction is reasoned by his internal feelings for this war. Arjuna doesn’t understand why he should have his family risk

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    James Kim UGC 111 The Bhagavad Gita’s purpose is to deliver mankind from the shadows of material existence. Each and every one of us has adversities in many ways. We try to exist in the material world but the atmosphere of this material world ceases to exist. Our existence is eternal and is not to be threatened by nonexistence. Lord Krishna says that for the soul there is neither birth nor death at any point. It has not come‚ does not come‚ and will not come into being. It is unborn‚ eternal

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    27 February 2013 The Bhagavad Gita Film Revision The Bhagavad Gita is a classic tale of Indian spirituality in which Arjuna loses his way on the path of life and requires assistance from his spiritual guide‚ Sri Krishna‚ to place him on the path to self-detachment and to do what is right. A short‚ animated film was made to briefly describe the events of the Bhagavad Gita. Although the film was made to teach people about the tale of the Bhagavad Gita‚ it contained flawed historical context and lacked

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