Bhagavad Gita (a Handbook for Students)

Bhagavad Gita a Handbook for Students A handbook on Bhagvad Gita for students Simple description of Bhagvad Gita shlokas Chakravarti Rajagopalachari popularly known as Rajaji or C R was a great patriot astute politician incisive thinke

A handbook on Bhagvad Gita for students Simple description of Bhagvad Gita shlokas.Chakravarti Rajagopalachari, popularly known as Rajaji or C.R was a great patriot, astute politician, incisive thinker, great visionary and one of the greatest statesmen of all time He was a close associate of Mahatma Gandhi, hailed as conscience keeper of the Mahatma As an ardent freA handbook on Bhagvad Gita for students Simple description of Bhagvad Gita shlokas.Chakravarti Rajagopalachari, popularly known as Rajaji or C.R was a great patriot, astute politician, incisive thinker, great visionary and one of the greatest statesmen of all time He was a close associate of Mahatma Gandhi, hailed as conscience keeper of the Mahatma As an ardent freedom fighter, as Chief Minister of Madras, as Governor of West Bengal, as Home Minister of India and as the first Indian Governor General of India, he rendered yeoman service to the nation and left an indelible impression on our contemporary life Rajaji was closely associated with Kulapati Munshiji and he was among the distinguished founder members of the Bhavan The Bhavan had the privilege of publishing 18 books see page ii authored by him so far, the copyright of which he gifted to the Bhayan All of Rajaji s works, especially on Marcus Aurelius, the Bhagavad Gita and Upanishads are popular In Mahabharata and Ramayana he has displayed his inimitable flair for story telling and the applying moral of stories to the needs of modern times In the present book Kural are given selections from the living vers of the immortal Tamil Poet Saint Tiru Valluar The selection are made with the acumen native to Rajaji and are explained in the English which is his own They are sure to enrich the reader s mind Rajaji passed away in 1972 at the age of 94.

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  1. Chakravarti Rajagopalachari, informally called Rajaji or C.R was an Indian lawyer, independence activist, politician, writer and statesman Rajagopalachari was the last Governor General of India He also served as leader of the Indian National Congress, Premier of the Madras Presidency, Governor of West Bengal, Minister for Home Affairs of the Indian Union and Chief Minister of Madras state Rajagopalachari found the Swatantra Party and was one of the first recipients of India s highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna He vehemently opposed the use of nuclear weapons and was a proponent of world peace and disarmament During his lifetime, he also acquired the nickname Mango of Salem.

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  1. Simple yet brilliant C Rajagopalachari wrote this for beginners I still consider myself to be one Nevertheless what sets apart this book is moderation in the presentation of themes and classification of verses themwise instead of chapter wise classification done in the regular presentation This eases the clutter and one sees the relationship between verses from different chapters and the theme attached to them The author has written few but brief commentaries that are neither naive nor to preach [...]


  2. My quest to grasp the essence of the Bhagavad Gita continues I hoped to find the answer in this version because I have great faith in the simple yet profound prose of C.Rajagopalachari The quest, however, is still on.



  3. This was a new experience to me reading the shlokas English translation and knowing about the Hindu scriptures and teachings Reading this, I realized where most of the teachings from parents, grandparents and sometimes also from teachers came from There are many things to learn from it and some others that didn t resonate with me To understand the context in which it was written and its purpose, one reading is definitely not enough There are quite a few things that I couldn t grasp or understan [...]


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