Teachings and Mythology of the Bhagavad Gita Part 2

The story of the Bhagavad Gita

September 10, 2013    BY Rolf Sovik

Rolf introduces The Bhagavad Gita as a small but important part of The Mahabharata, an enormous epic in which rivalry unfolds between two sets of cousins—heirs to the royal throne. This rivalry leads to the great battlefield in which The Bhagavad Gita, a dialogue between Krishna and the warrior-prince Arjuna, takes place.

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Rolf Sovik
President and Spiritual Director of the Himalayan Institute and a clinical psychologist in private practice, Rolf Sovik has studied yoga in the United States, India, and Nepal. He holds degrees in philosophy, music, Eastern studies, and clinical psychology. Former Co-Director of the Himalayan Institute of Buffalo, NY he began his practice of yoga in 1972, and was initiated as a pandit in the Himalayan tradition in 1987. He is the author of Moving Inward, co-author of the award-winning Yoga:... Read more>>