He found that of the bhagavad gita they knew little—and they cared less.
It is also said in the bhagavad gita that all desire dies "when once the Supreme is seen."
But the bhagavad gita does not teach clearly even this Vedantic doctrine.
In the bhagavad gita hardly any reference is made to this which is so dominant a note in the Christian faith.
It is this dialogue between the hero and the god which constitutes the bhagavad gita.
Kriya Yoga is the real "fire rite" often extolled in the bhagavad gita.
Indeed, the bhagavad gita is unique among the books of India in teaching that action is superior to renunciation.
It is probable that the bhagavad gita was the first to introduce this doctrine of faith.
For that reason, the bhagavad gita is worthy of the name we gave it—the Hindu bible.
The bhagavad gita, however, points out that the methods of yoga are all-embracive.
dialogue between Krishna and Arjuna inserted in Mahabharata, from Sanskrit, "Song of the Sublime One," from Bhaga, a god of wealth, from Sanskrit bhagah, literally "allotter, distributor, master, lord," from bhajati "assigns, allots, apportions, enjoys, loves" (related to Avestan baga, Old Persian baga "master, lord, god") + gita "song," fem. past participle of gayate "sings, calls," from PIE root *gei- "to sing" (cf. Avestan gatha "song," Lithuanian giedoti "to sing").
A portion of the sacred books of Hinduism; the name means “the song of God.” It contains a discussion between the deity Krishna and the Indian hero Arjuna on human nature and human purpose.