[Advaita-l] Gita Jayanti

Dinesh Patel MD dgpatel1 at me.com
Tue Dec 22 07:15:12 CST 2015

Thank you Jaldhar 
I like it
Tell me which book should I buy and read to learn my sanskriti 
I am in vanprasthasan stage but still eager to 
Can some one recommend books
Dinesh Patel MD

> On Dec 21, 2015, at 23:54, "Jaldhar H. Vyas" <jaldhar at braincells.com> wrote:
> Today, Margashirsha Shukla 11 is called Mokshada "the moksha-giving" Ekadashi because it is also Gita Jayanti.  On this day amidst the armies assembled on the battlefield of Kurukshetra, the despondent and confusion-wracked Arjuna was taught the precious key to liberation from the very parabrahman Himself who had taken the mortal form of Krishna Bhagavan and the role of his charioteer.
> Or we could say it was told some time later after the death of Bhishma.  to Dhritarashtra by his minister Sanjaya who had been given the power of divine sight to be able to narrate all the events of the war to his blind lord.
> Or we could say it was told by Bhagavan Vedavyasa to Ganesh Bhagavan who was acting as his scribe for writing down the Mahabharata of which the Gita forms a part.
> Or we could say as Krishna Bhagavan Himself does that this vidya was originally taught by Himself to Vivasvat who taught his son Manu who taught his son Ikshavaku.
>> From all this we can gather that the Gita is for all kinds of people and 
> at all times.  But right now and you are when and for who the message of the Gita is most appropriate. :-)
> -- 
> Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>

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