Yoga of the Bhagavad Gita

Spiritual evolution or downfall

The following is an excerpt of the commentary on the Bhagavad Gita by Radhikaji from her forthcoming book to be published in 2017. Chapter 2 Verses 55-68 is covered in this article. Verse 55-57: Stithaprajna, One established in the Self In verse 54, Arjuna wants to know how to recognize a person...

Hypocrisy, fatalism and escapism in Yoga

The following is an excerpt of the commentary on the Bhagavad Gita by Radhikaji from her forthcoming book to be published in 2017. Chapter 2 Verse 69 - Chapter 3 Verse 6 are covered in this article. Verse 69: Rogi, Bhogi and Yogi This mysterious verse, is very deep and meaningful with  many...

Misunderstandings on the spiritual path

The following is an excerpt of the commentary on the Bhagavad Gita by Radhikaji from her forthcoming book to be published in 2017. Chapter 3 Verses 7-19 are covered in this article. Verses 7-9 Life is an offering Working joyfully is a yajna or offering. The word yajna is often translated as...

Authenticity and Hypocrisy in Yoga

The following is an excerpt of the commentary on the Bhagavad Gita by Radhikaji from her forthcoming book to be published in 2017. Chapter 3 Verses 20-35 are covered in this article.  Verses 20-24: Why we need good role models Young people these days seek role models in film stars or pop...

Managing desire or kama in yoga meditation

The following is an excerpt of the commentary on the Bhagavad Gita by Radhikaji from her forthcoming book to be published in 2017. Chapter 3 Verse 36 - Chapter 4 Verse 8 are covered in this article. Verses 36-40: Understanding Desire or kama Desire is is not the enemy as in something really...

Law of Karma and Non-attachment

The following is an excerpt of the commentary on the Bhagavad Gita by Radhikaji from her forthcoming book to be published in 2017. Chapter 4 Verses 9-18 are covered in this article. Verse 9-10: Manifestation vs Creation In the preceding verses, Sri Krishna spoke of the lineage...

How to recognize and approach a wise One

The following is an excerpt of the commentary on the Bhagavad Gita by Radhikaji from her forthcoming book to be published in 2017. Chapter 4 Verses 19-34 are covered in this article. Verses 19-23: Who is a wise person? Who is a pandit, a wise person? There are a lot of Brahmins in India...

Tantra and accepting your darker side

The following is an excerpt of the commentary on the Bhagavad Gita by Radhikaji from her forthcoming book to be published in 2017. Chapter 4 Verse 35 - Chapter 5 Verse 5 are covered in this article. Verses 35-37: The Virtuous vs the Wicked Many times, seekers have experience guilt...

What is Enlightenment?

The following is an excerpt of the commentary on the Bhagavad Gita by Radhikaji from her forthcoming book to be published in 2017. Chapter 5 Verses 6-13 are covered in this article. Verses 6: All paths lead to the Highest In this verse the Bhagavad Gita uses the term sannyasa in the sense of...

The Breathless state and Ajna Chakra

The following is an excerpt of the commentary on the Bhagavad Gita by Radhikaji from her forthcoming book to be published in 2017. This article summarizes verses 14-29 from Chapter 5 of the Bhagavad Gita. Verses 14-17: Light of Consciousness How does illumination take place? Knowledge is compared...

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