Episode 1: Introduction to The Essence of the Bhagavad Gita

Swami Kriyananda

How can we find true happiness? The Bhagavad Gita is an extraordinary scripture that tells us how.

The Bhagavad Gita is a part of the Mahabharata, an allegorical story describing the spiritual path as a battlefield.

Why a battlefield? Peace isn’t something we get simply by not fighting, Swami Kriyananda says — we must win it by conquest.

This video series covers many key points of the Bhagavad Gita and the teachings of Krishna, long revered in India.

The Essence of the Bhagavad Gita

This video series is an explanation of India’s best-loved scripture approached from an entirely fresh perspective — one that combines its deep allegorical meaning with its down-to-earth practicality.