Thursday, June 11, 2009
Srimad Bhagavad Gita - Malayalam
Srimad Bhagavad Gita in Malayalam with Geeta Dhyanam and Geeta Mahatmyam. Bhagavad Gita is the most popular Hindu scripture. It is said in Gita Mahatmya that Gita is the essence of Vedas.
सर्वोपनिषदो गावो दोग्धा गोपालनन्दनः ।
पार्थो वत्सः सुधीर्भोक्ता दुग्धं गीतामृतं महत् ॥
"All the Upanishads are the cows, the one who milks the cows is Krishna, Arjuna (Partha) is the calf. Men of purified intellect are the beneficiaries; the cow's milk is the great nectar of the Gita".
Famous Quotes on Bhagavad Gita
Adi Sankara: From a clear knowledge of the Bhagavad-Gita all the goals of human existence become fulfilled. Bhagavad-Gita is the manifest quintessence of all the teachings of the Vedic scriptures.
Aldous Huxley: The Bhagavad-Gita is the most systematic statement of spiritual evolution of endowing value to mankind. It is one of the most clear and comprehensive summaries of perennial philosophy ever revealed; hence its enduring value is subject not only to India but to all of humanity.
Carl Jung: The idea that man is like unto an inverted tree seems to have been current in by gone ages. The link with Vedic conceptions is provided by Plato in his Timaeus in which it states..." behold we are not an earthly but a heavenly plant." This correlation can be discerned by what Krishna expresses in chapter 15 of Bhagavad-Gita.
Sri Aurobindo: The Bhagavad-Gita is a true scripture of the human race a living creation rather than a book, with a new message for every age and a new meaning for every civilization.
Source of sanskrit e-text :www.sanskritdocumetns.or g
Note: Sanskrit Gita text was converted into Malayalam using girgit (girgit.chitthajagat.in/ ). It took me 8-10 hours to correct the errors in the converted text. Still, it was much easier than typing the whole Gita anew.