The Bhagavad Gita
For the final session of this course we will be studying the final chapter, chapter eighteen of the Bhagavad Gita.
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For the final session of this course we will be studying the final chapter, chapter eighteen of theBhagavad Gita.When reading and pondering on this text, please consider the following questions:
- In this translation, the terms Substance, Force and Darkness are used to translated the threegunas’strands, threads’, that go up to make creation. The changing state of creation is a function of the constant shifting of these three strands and their relative balance in the mix. How does Krishna describe the way of the path of return in terms of the aids and hindrances of these three strands?
- How does Krishna describe the caste system of Brahmin ‘priests’, Kshatriya ‘royalty and rulers’, Vaisya ‘merchants, artisans and scholars’ and shudra ‘labourers’?
- What is the ultimate secret that Krishna has revealed to Arjuna and to all of us?
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