Episode 65: The Bhagavad Gita (Part 1)

March 31, 2022 00:59:04
Episode 65: The Bhagavad Gita (Part 1)
Latter-day Contemplation
Episode 65: The Bhagavad Gita (Part 1)

Mar 31 2022 | 00:59:04

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Riley Risto

Show Notes

In this episode, Christopher and Riley discuss one of their favorite religious texts, an excerpt from the Mahabharata, called the Bhagavad Gita. This seminal Hindu work introduces the various forms of Yoga as an allegorical discourse between the warrior prince, Arjuna, and the reincarnated God, Krishna. Contrary to the Western understanding of Yoga, this has less to do with stretching muscles and more to do with stretching the soul. Christopher and Riley share some favorite commonplaces from their reading and offer their interpretations as a starting point for those wanting to explore the beauty and great value of “the Gita.”

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