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Exploring the Bhagavad Gitā : philosophy, structure, and meaning /

by Theodor, Ithamar,
Published by : Ashgate Pub., (Farnham, Surrey, England ; | Burlington, VT :) Physical details: x, 160 p. ; 24 cm. ISBN: 9780754666585 (hbk. : alk. paper); 0754666581 (hbk. : alk. paper); 9781409402602 (ebk.); 1409402606 (ebk.). Year: 2010 List(s) this item appears in: Bhagavad-Gita (monographs)
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Setting the scene -- The soul, Dharma, and liberation -- The path of enlightened action : part I -- The supreme person's descent -- The path of enlightened action : part II -- The path of classical yoga -- The vision of the supreme : part I -- Quitting the body, the ephemeral, and eternal worlds -- The vision of the supreme : part II -- Arjuna's change of heart and the divine manifestations -- The cosmic revelation -- Stages of devotion -- The vision of the supreme in the heart -- The three Gunas -- The journey from bondage to liberation -- The divine and the demonic -- The manifestation of the three Gunas in human life -- Summary and conclusion: Taking refuge in Krsna alone.