Audio CDs

Verses – from 1 to 18 (# 145 to 158)

The Chapter 4 of the Bhagavad Gita opens with a glorification of the Gita. It goes on to describe the metaphysics of Incarnation and its purpose on earth. The chapter elaborates on Self Knowledge and glorifies its results. It discusses the superiority of knowledge over other tools for liberation and concludes by discussing who qualifies for it and who does not.

Code: CD1 Chapter - 4 Author: Swamini Pramananda

Verses – from 1 to 19 (# 425-432)

The Chapter 14 of the Bhagavad Gita begins with a discussion on the nature of Creation. It analyses the three gunas, qualities and presents Self Knowledge as the means to transcend the gunas. The chapter concludes with the characteristics of one who has transcended the three gunas and reiterates the means to reach the goal.

Code: CD1 Chapter - 14 Author: Swamini Pramananda

Verses – from 1 to 2 + Introduction (# 355-376)

The chapter 13 of the Bhagavad Gita discusses elaborately six important topics: Kshetra, field of knowledge; Kshetrajna, the knower of the field of knowledge; Gnanam, Knowledge; Gneyam, to be known; Purusa, the Actionless Self, and Prakriti, nature. The section concludes with sadhana, means and the phalam, result.

Code: CD1 Chapter - 13 Author: Swamini Pramananda

Verses – from 1 to 20 (# 439-452)

The chapter 15 of the Bhagavad Gita begins with a description of samsara, the human life of struggle and afflictions. The means to free oneself from samsara being the Knowledge of the self as Brahman, the next section elaborates on Brahman as the soul, the creation and the Creator. The chapter concludes with showing the resulting freedom from unhappiness , for one who has this knowledge of Brahman.

Code: CD1 Chapter - 15 Author: Swamini Pramananda

Verses – from 1 to 22 (# 465-472)

The chapter 17 of the Bhagavad Gita opens with Arjuna’s question in which he asks if setting aside the scriptures, if one worships God led by their faith alone, is their destination going to be satvic, rajasic or tamasic? The text presents in details the three fold qualities with reference to faith, food, rituals, penance, and charity. The chapter concludes with giving the significance of Om Tat Sat.

Code: CD1 Chapter - 17 Author: Swamini Pramananda