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Is there praise of Krishna's Bhagavad Gita in scripture?

Yes, Bhagavad Gita Mahatamya is found in Padma Purana’s Uttar-Khanda. It contains dedicated chapter in praise of each chapter of BG. Related: Is it necessary to read the Mahatmya in Bhagavad-Gita?
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If reincarnation is false, doesn't that make the whole argument of Bhagavad Gita invalid?

There are several slokas in the Bhagavad Gita, which may be useful even for one who does not believe in reincarnation. The below slokas are some examples (a very small sample) that may be used for ...
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Is there any evidence that Krishna means supreme RigVedic deities like Indra when he talks about "devatas conferring limited benefits"?

There is proof as according to these commentaries: Those who desire wealth? children? the (small) Siddhis? etc.? are deprived of discrimination. They devote themselves to other minor gods such as ...
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On the nature of Krishna

Krishna is the Supreme lord of the universe - He is without birth and death, of radiant splendour, the Creator of the universe and the Lord of all! Indeed, he who is the invisible cause of all, who ...
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Is this shloka a misintrepretetion of BG 4:7 or it is present in any sacred text?

It's possible it appears elsewhere, but I found it in the Adbhuta Ramayana: यदा यदा हि धर्म्मस्य ग्लानिर्भवति सुव्रत । अभ्युत्थानमधर्मस्य तदा प्रकृति सम्भवः ।। 18 ।। yada yada hi dharmmasya ...
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Difference between Atman, Chetna and Chaitanya?

Chetana means consciousness. Chaitanya = chetanasya bhAvana shyaN, meaning 'the feeling of consciousness'. To be more precise, Chetana + 'ya' = Chaitanya. shyaN is a formal way of referring to the ya ...
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Doesn't the concept of Karma Yoga contradict modern Psychology?

Swami Vivekananda's view points can give one a great clarity on Karma Yoga Modern psychology might have overlooked some of important criterion To work properly, therefore, you have first to give up ...
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Is there any reference that Krishna was connected to Brahman while speaking Gita?

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Is there any reference that Krishna was connected to Brahman while speaking Gita?

According to Vedas Sri Rudra (Lord Shiva) is Lord of Liberation, none other Lord Shiva (Sri Rudram) is referred as Lord of Liberation, no one else is mentioned anywhere in Vedas at all other than Lord ...
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Why did Vishnu incarnate as Buddha after delivering Gita?

𝗙𝗿𝗼𝗺 𝗩𝗲𝗱𝗶𝗰 𝘀𝗰𝗿𝗶𝗽𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗲𝘀 🍁Buddha in Dashavatara list in Narada Purana...👇 निर्गुणाय निरीहाय नीतिज्ञायाक्रियात्मने । बुद्धाय कल्किरूपाय क्षेत्रज्ञायाक्षराय च ॥ ३२-३६ (Narada Purana -...
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Can anyone share Dhyanmantra for Krishna?

Note: This is primary version of answer, under construction and will be updated with more information All of these are taken from the Vṛhattantrasāra For the 10-lettered mantra Remember Govinda ...
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Can anyone share Dhyanmantra for Krishna?

Hindupedia gives Dhyana Shlokas/Mantras for a variety of deities. For Shri Krishna (actually for Bala Krishna or child Krishna) we get the following: Lord Krishna Balam neelambhudhabham navamani ...
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Difference between astika and nastika

In his Introduction (under the heading The Six Systems of Philosophy) to his translation of the Brahma Sutras, Swami Vireshwarananda writes (https://www.wisdomlib.org/hinduism/book/brahma-sutras/d/...
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what is the meaning of Knowledge and wisdom in Gita chapter 6 verse 8?

The two key words are jnana and vijnana (jñānavijñāna). The word Jnana means scriptural knowledge while Vijnana translated as wisdom means direct experience of the truth according to some commentators....
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Difference between Atman, Chetna and Chaitanya?

The Atman is indicated as something other than the gross, subtle and causal bodies, beyond the five sheaths of matter; a witness to the Waking, dream and deep sleep states of Consciousness and the ...
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should I be totally involved or non-attached?

You should be involved in the action yet renounce the doership. He who seeth inaction in action and action in inaction, he is wise among men; he is a Yogi and performer of all actions.(BG 4.18) ...
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Bhagavad-Gita Adi Shankara Bhashya text

Apart from the gita supersite link given in the other answer, another good resource for the Sanskrit commentaries of Sri Shankara is the advaita sharada website, that includes all prasthAna traya ...
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What are sense objects ? What are their types?

In Ashtavakra Gita, Ashtavakra advises to shun the object of the senses: To be free, shun the experiences of the senses like poison. Turn your attention to forgiveness, sincerity, kindness, ...
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Combining and Splitting Words in Sanskrit

This is a question about Sanskrit so better suited to the Linguistics Stack Exchange but the correct sandhi viccheda is as follows: ममैवांशो = मम + एव + अंशः There is no real ambiguity here, one just ...
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Should a person love only God (Krishna) ? What does Bhagvad Gita say about it?

Should a person love only God? The answer is no. However, if he loves only God then he will be free from suffering. Supreme Bliss experienced by a Yogi In which he (the Yogi) experiences that endless ...
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How did Duryodhana reach heaven despite harassing Draupadi and trying to kill Pandavas in wax palace?

Yes, Duryodhana attained heaven by dying in battle. Om! Having bowed down into Narayana, and to Nara, the foremost of men, as also to the goddess Sarasvati, should the word "Jaya" be ...
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Question about karmyog(need guidance)

You have asked several questions. Questions How to sacrifice all my karma to shri hari? Is it a mental state , if yes please describe? Gita has the answer to your question. There are basically 2 ...
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mindful action is related to the naive notion of morality and ethics

Krishna was not advocating murder. Krishna advocated the path of minimum violence to uphold Dharma. It is not always possible to eschew violence. One can not live life by running away from evil. There ...
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Do Gods have to take on an avatar form or can they materialize as themselves?

First- Are avatars of Gods/Deities (like Vishnu) divine? The answer lies in multiple scriptures and all agree with each other on this matter Shrimad Bhagvad Gita Chapter 18 Verse 66 is as follows- ...
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What do Adi Shankara thinks about Bhagavad Gita?

Enough to give Bhashya (commentary) by extracting it from Itihasa and linking them with his Upanishad and Brahma Sutras Bhashya and consequently converting it into a Rahasya literate transmitted from ...
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What do Adi Shankara thinks about Bhagavad Gita?

Sri Adi Shankara has written a commentary on the Bhagavad Gita. The commentary, along with translation, may be found here. In his introduction to the commentary on Gita, Shankara states this - The ...
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Can bad things happen to a devotee of god?

Yes, bad things do happen even to devotees of Ishwara/God. Here are some examples - Arjuna lost his son Abhimanyu in war. Bhishma had to endure the bed of arrows. Pandavas faced exile, humiliations....
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