Phulgenda Sinha pretty much decimates the Bhagavad Gita, cutting it down from verses to just Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra is similarly culled. The Gita as it was: Rediscovering the Original Bhagavadgita. Front Cover. Phulgenda Sinha. Open Court, – Religion – pages. The Gita as it was: rediscovering the original Bhagavadgita. Front Cover. Phulgenda Sinha. Open Court, – Religion – pages.

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The Gita as It Was: Rediscovering the Original Bhagavadgita

Even in Rgveda, which is dated about to B. The original Gita had 84 verses and began at verse 28 of chapter 1 and covers the first three chapters; the last 15 chapters of Gita and few verses in the first three chapters were introduced to create a link with Vedanta and monotheism; the original Gita was altered during the time of Brahmanical revivalism around A.

The author also states that the Sankhya Karika of Kapila and Sknha Sutra of Patanjalai were interpolated to fit the interpolations in the Gita. This assertion is also incorrect since monotheism is dominantly expressed through the key concepts of Atman and Brahman in several early Upanishads which precedes Bhagavad-Gita and New Testament The claims that Shankara borrowed monotheism from New Testament are preposterous.


I feel like this gitaa will make me sound like a loon in my classes.

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Anusha marked it as to-read Jan 26, Authorisation – Present. Anonymous 29 August at They all put the date of Gita as between B.

Vedanta is still a non-major player in Gita. Is Ashtanga hatha or raja yoga 1 Krishnamacharya’s 32 headstands 1 Krishnamacharya’s Advanced asana 2 Krishnamacharya’s Ashtanga Primary series 1 krishnamacharya’s Biography 1 Krishnamacharya’s certification 1 Krishnamacharya’s daughter 1 Krishnamacharya’s early Mysore practice.

Rasa marked it as to-read Apr 02, David Melik rated it really liked it Nov 02, Why would Patanjali keep Samkhya’s phulgensa categories and then go ahead and add a 26th. Aaditya marked it as to-read Jun 10, He is the supporter of all beings and is beyond sensual pleasure.

Grace rated it it was ok Nov 28, In this book he postulates that the success of Sankhya and Yoga philosophies in the teachings of Buddhism and Jainism caused fear among Vedic Brahmans that the Vedic practices will be forgotten and lost.

The Gita As It Was

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Before attempting anything you see on this blog please read Yoga Oh that was the Elaide book that came, yeah looked heavier haven’t ordered it yet, no wonder you put it to one side.

Great stuff isn’t it Maya, think he gets a bit carried away at times but it’s fun all the same and I think the central premiss holds up.


Should be coming soon, love that it sounds like a novel, the other book was boring me a little. Grimmly 14 September at sinba In other words the author s who redacted Gita also interpolated the two philosophical systems.

The Gita as It Was: Rediscovering the Original Bhagavadgita by Phulgenda Sinha

Mohhan 1 Abernathy butter 1 aches and pains 1 Achieving full lotus. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at http: Paperbackpages. The Gita presented the essence of all the masters of Indian culture in the form of a song of God that became very popular with masses in India.

I’m about halfway through reading this and am totally into it. Grimmly 27 September at Beatrice marked it as to-read Mar 01, It’s as if he’s saying here’s all you need to know about yoga Ur-zababa rated it it was amazing Nov 15, Yinzadi marked it as to-read Aug 23, To ask other readers questions about The Gita as It Wasplease sign up.

Grimm have a great weekend with Richard. Want to Read saving…. Was never comfortable with ishvaraprandhana either.