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Unit 1

Introduction: Relevance of Bhagavad Gita today – Background of Mahabharatha.

Arjuna Vishada Yoga: Arjuna’s Anguish and Confusion – Symbolism of Arjuna’s Chariot.

Sankhya Yoga: Importance of Self-knowledge – Deathlessness: Indestructibility of Consciousness – Being Established in Wisdom – Qualities of a Sthita-prajna.

Unit 2

Karma Yoga: Yoga of Action – Living in the Present – Dedicated Action without Anxiety over Results – Concept of Swadharma.

Dhyana Yoga: Tuning the Mind – Quantity, Quality and Direction of Thoughts – Reaching Inner Silence.

Unit 3

Bhakti Yoga: Yoga of Devotion – Form and Formless Aspects of the Divine – Inner Qualities of a True Devotee.

Gunatraya Vibhaga Yoga: Dynamics of the Three Gunas: Tamas, Rajas, Sattva – Going Beyond the Three Gunas – Description of a Gunatheetha.

Text Books

  1. Swami Chinmayananda, “The Holy Geeta”, Central Chinmaya Mission Trust, 2002.
  2. Swami Chinmayananda, “A Manual of Self Unfoldment”, Central Chinmaya Mission Trust, 2001.


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