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BHAGAVAD GITA Chapters
THREE GUNAS OF PRAKRITI V. 5 – That bind the immortal Self to the body One of the reasons for cremation Sikhism 1) Sattva 2) Rajas 3) Tamas
HOW DO THE THREE GUNAS RELATE TO ARISTOTLE’S VIRTUES
HOW DO THE THREE GUNAS RELATE TO PLATO’S VIRTUES? SOULINTERESTCLASSVIRTUE reasonknowledgephilosopherswisdom justice spirithonorwarriorscourage desirepleasurescommonerstemperance
HOW DO THE 3 GUNAS COMPARE TO WHAT THE BIBLE TEACHES? Anthropology? Salvation? What does the Bible say?
CH. 14, V. 11 Why do you think this text divides people up into these three types of people? Do we?
Are there legitimate Christians who would fit into each of these categories?
When someone says, “The church is full of hypocrites,” which system of thought are they working from?
How do you respond to this accusation?
Just think how bad they would be if they weren’t Christians?
CHAPTER 14, VERSES Caste system Explanation for why social justice not a big issue with Hindus in non- western countries.
CHAPTER 15 : ASHVATTHA TREE Two orders of being (v. 16) Perishable, separate creature Changeless spirit Beyond there is another (v ) Supreme Self Changeless The Way of Devotion – v.19
CHAPTER 16 What is the difference between 1 Corinthians 6:9-20 and what is found in the Gita Ch.16, verses 7-24 ?