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Beyond good and evil. The battle of 1000 me’s with the Real ‘I’ – by Meena Kaushik

I have grown up hearing the story, watching movies and TV shows, based on the great Indian epic The Mahabharata. For years it has remained just a story of war between good and evil, and right and wrong within me. My true journey and exploration began when I attended the course on the Bhagavad Gita with Ravi Ravindra at the Ecumenical Centre in Bangalore a few years…

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The Bhagavad Gita. A guide to navigating the battle of Life. – A Review by Vinita Kaushik Kapur.

Sacred texts often suffer deification, an action that is a prelude to the loss of true meaning. Ravi Ravindra (Professor Emeritus, Dalhousie U.); Science and the Sacred; Heart Without Measure, etc., has brought the Bhagavad Gita out of that context.  As one reads his commentary, it becomes clear that one is listening to insights that are the result of actual struggle and practice on the way of the Gita. Ravindra…

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Gurdjieff Work and the Teaching of Krishna – Ravi Ravindra

Ravi Ravindra [This article was published in Gurdjieff:Essays and Reflections on the Man and his Teaching, ed. J. Needleman andG. Baker (New York: Continuum, 1996). Also published in R. Ravindra; Spiritual Roots of Yoga]  “If I were to cease working,” says Krishna in the Bhagavad Gita (3.24), “all these worlds would perish”. He advises his friend and disciple, Arjuna, to act on his own level…

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The Bhagavad Gita in a nutshell​

Bhagavad means ‘blessed’ and Gita means ‘song’. Thus Bhagavad Gita is ‘The Song of the Blessed One’, referring to Krishna, an incarnation of the Highest Divinity. The title is also written as Bhagavadgītā when the two words are compounded. What interests us here is the transformational teaching of the Bhagavad Gita, its yoga, by which warriors may be internally integrated and discover their right relation…

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