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Bhagavad Gita is a symbiosis of a lesson on the Absolute and the science of a yogic living.

Prof. V. Krishnamurthy


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Sat 18 Jul 2020

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM (UTC+5.5)

Event Type: Weekly

Lessons from Bhagavad Gita

The five arguments of Krishna to make Arjuna go back to his duty on the battlefield and the five teachings to all humanity, constitute the 18 chapters of the Bhagavad-Gita. It turns out to be a symbiosis of a lesson on the Absolute and the science of a yogic living towards the utmost spiritual purpose of reaching the Supreme. Almost every idea for the proper purposeful living of life along with the right purpose for the after-life can be found in this unique dialogue between Man and God on the war-field!

The classes will be broadcast live on on Facebook group GITA CLASS PURVA 2020.


Prof. V. Krishnamurthy


V. Krishnamurthy (b.1927) is a former Director of K. K. Birla Academy, New Delhi and a former Dy. Director and Professor of Mathematics at BITS, Pilani for more than two decades. He was trained systematically from boyhood in traditional Hindu fashion by his father, Sri R. Visvanatha Sastrigal, who was a scholarly exponent and a living example of the ideal Hindu way of life. Prof. Krishnamurthy has given numerous lectures, known for their precision, clarity and an irresistible appeal to the modern mind, on ancient scriptures like the Upanishads, Valmiki Ramayana, Shrimad Bhagavatam and Bhagavad Gita to Indian and American audiences. He has to his credit more than a dozen books, covering subjects like Mathematics at all levels, Hinduism for the general reader and Advaita philosophy for the seriously oriented. A good number of writings of his on religion and philosophy are on the web. He lives in Bangalore and can be contacted at