Day 3

Bhagavad-Gita Lesson Plan

Discussion of Thought Questions

  1. 1

    In chapter 7, Krishna describes the 8 forms of Prakriti. What are they and how do they combine to create the relative world? What is behind all 8 forms?

    Earth, water, fire, air, ether, mind, ego, intellect. These 8 forms are all part of the prakriti that shapes the world we experience. Behind them is the universal, all-encompassing, divine consciousness from which things are manifested. The forms combine with each other to dance, play, create, take shape and change. Our mind, ego and intellect make meaning and interact with the physical aspects of reality.

  2. 2

    How does the discussion of Prakriti inform the tone of the Bhagavad Gita?

    The discussion of ...

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