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Similarities between the Bhagavad Gita and the Bible

There are several similarities in expression and meaning between Bhagavad Gita and New Testament. Quite often Bhagavad Gita is spoken as the Bible of the Hindus. A book called “The Unknown Life of Christ” published in the 19th century indicates that Jesus had spent his life in the Himalayas where he might have come in contact with Buddhists and Hindu Saints. But scholars have refuted the findings in the book.

The similarities in the Holy Scriptures of different religions in the world are natural because great thinkers and seers, born in different ages, see the truth through their intuition, in the same manner and so their language and thought coincides.

Detailed below are some of the similarities between Bhagavad Gita and Bible pointed out by Dr. Lorinser.

Bhagavad Gita: I am exceedingly dear to the wise man; he also is dear to me. (Ch. VII. 17)
New Testament, Bible: He that loveth me shall be loved by my father and I will love him. (John XIV. 21)

Bhagavad Gita: I am the way, supporter…

Being good does not mean you should be a fool or scapegoat

Concentrating and meditating on god means, we are connecting with our true self.

Honesty, doing one’s duty to the best ability, contentment and elevating oneself to the path of self-realization should be the principles in life.

Disappointments and frustration creep in life when we see life as a mad race.

Greediness and dissatisfaction can be put to an end only through the unfathomable wealth within us. That wealth is God.

Uncontrolled emotions are a major cause of our suffering. Emotions need to be channelized by becoming friends with people who are happy and positive, by being compassionate, by being in the company of wise people and keeping away from evil and negative people.

When you shelter and water negative feelings and hatred in your mind, you are sheltering a poisonous snake and it will destroy you at any moment.

Include contemplation in daily routine to escape from infinite misery and unending ignorance.

To be cheerful make the mind stable by avoiding the extremes. Have a ba…

Hindu Calendar Today – November 4, 2017 – Tithi, Vrat, Good - Auspicious Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festivals

Tithi in Hindu Calendar, Today, on Saturday, November 4, 2017 – Purnima Tithi or the full moon day inHindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Purnima Tithi or the full moon day till 11:24 AM on November 4.Then onward it isKrishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon till 9:30 AM on November 5. All time based on India Standard Time.
How is November 4, 2017, as per Hindu Panchang? – There is no good and auspicious time on the day. Nakshatra – Ashwini or Ashwathy Nakshatra till 4:24 AM on November 4. Then onward it is Bharani Nakshatram till 3:18 AM on November 5.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Ashwini or Ashwathy Nakshatram till 3:29 AM on November 4. Then onward it is Bharani Nakshatram till 1:06 AM on November 5.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Mesha Rashi till 8:57 AM on November 5.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Mesha Rashi till 6:28 AM on November 5.
Festivals, Vra…