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  • Rabindranath Tagore

    Rabindranath Tagore was born May 7,1861. He was a Bengali poet, writer, composer, philosopher, social reformer and painter.[2] He reshaped Bengali literature and music, as well as Indian art with Contextual Modernism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Author of the 'profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse' of Gitanjali, in 1913 he became the first non-European and lyricist to win the Nobel Prize in Literature. Tagore's poetic songs were viewed as spiritual and mercurial; however, his 'elegant prose and magical poetry' remain largely unknown outside Bengal. He is sometimes referred to as 'the Bard of Bengal'. 'Darshan' is considered one of his iconic, seminal...read more

  • Veda Vyas

    Krishna Dvaipāyana, also known as and Veda Vyāsa 'the one who classified the Vedas'), is a rishi (sage). He is best known as the author of the Mahabharata, one of the two most important epics of Hinduism. He is also credited as the traditional compiler of the Vedas, as well as the writer of other important works including the Puranas. As per the Mahabharata, Vyasa is the son of rishi Parashara and a fisherwoman named Kali (Satyavati), who later marries king Shantanu of Kuru. Throughout the epic, Vyasa appears occasionally helping the Kuru kingdom. His spiritual career includes compiling many texts and spreading the knowledge through his disciples. The festival of Guru Purnima is...read more

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    The Gita is talk between prince Arjuna and his and charioteer Krishna. At the start of the Dharma Yudhha (righteous war) between the Pandavas and Kauravas, Arjuna is filled with great moral dilemma and despair about the violence and death the war will cause in the battle against his own kin. He wonders if he should renounce and seeks Krishna's counsel, whose answers constitute the Bhagavad Gita. Krishna counsels Arjuna to 'fulfill his Kshatriya (warrior) duty to uphold the Dharma' through 'selfless action'.The Krishna–Arjuna dialogues cover a broad range of spiritual topics, touching upon ethical dilemmas and philosophical issues that go far beyond the war Arjuna faces. According to...read more

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    This Hindi language edition of the Bhagavad Gita is a talk between prince Arjuna and his and charioteer Krishna. At the start of a war between the Pandavas and Kauravas, Arjuna is filled with great despair about the violence the war will cause in the battle against his own kin. He wonders if he should renounce and seeks Krishna's counsel, whose answers constitute the Gita. Krishna counsels Arjuna to 'fulfill his duty to uphold the Dharma' through 'selfless action'.The Krishna–Arjuna dialogues cover a broad range of spiritual topics, touching upon philosophical issues that go far beyond the war According to some, Bhagavad Gita was written by Lord Ganesha which was told to him by...read more