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The Gita for the Twenty-First Century

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Item Code: IDF995
Author: Satya P. Agarwal
Publisher: New Age Books
Language: English
Edition: 2003
ISBN: 8178221535
Pages: 185
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 8.5" X 5.5"
weight of the book: 295 gms
From the Back of the Book

This latest version of Bhagavad-Gita explains how the message of social service has been derived from this universal scripture. Written in a simple style, it will enable common people to obtain a clear understanding of the teachings of the Gita so that they can work efficiently for the good of the society.

Keeping in mind the inter-connected nature of the various chapters of the Gita, ample cross-references are given in this book to help the readers identify the main points of this scripture's basic message. Furthermore, a ten-point summary of this message is also made an integral part of the last chapter, in response to the feedback received from readers who had gone through an earlier draft of this book.

About the Author

Dr. Satya P. Agarwal is a Social Scientist. His academic honours include five gold medals and numerous merit scholarships and research fellowships at various universities.

The Governor of the State of Maryland conferred upon him " The Governor's Citation", in recognition of his pioneering books as also his contribution to social service.

He is author of several books besides the present one which are widely acclaimed and appreciated by the discerning readers.

Other honours conferred on him include: (i) Kunti Goyal International Award (ii) Special Award of Manas Sangam and (iii) International Tulasi Award.

Foreword ix
Preface Xiii
Acknowledgements Xix
1 Crisis-The Starting Point 1
2 Facing the Crisis-No Escapism 11
3 Broadening of Goals to Include Good of All 21
4 God's Incarnations to Update Dharma 33
5 Practising Equal Vision 43
6 Rising to Spiritual Perfection 51
7-8 Broad-mindedness and Multiple Choices 61
9 Seeing God in All 69
10 Viewing Capabilities as God-given 77
11 Divine Eyes-Cosmic Vision 85
12 Choices in God's Worship 95
13 Looking for Unity in Diversity 103
14 Ethical Ladder 111
15 Emulating God who Looks after All 119
16 Never to succumb to Evil 127
17 Applying the test of Relevance 135
18 Call to Action for the Good of All 143
Notes 159
Index 165
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