Bhagavad Gita

Bhagavad Gita

Bhagavad Gita is an ancient Indian text that is vital to Hindu tradition, literature, and philosophy. This Bhagavad Gita course is an engaging and informative learning experience, brought to you remotely by OCHS online. Within this course, you will study the main themes of Krishna’s teachings and the principles, ideas, and theories within the 18 chapters, or 700 verses, of Bhagavad Gita.

During this course, students will dissect and interpret the Gita chapter-by-chapter in order to understand the main themes it pursues and identify the significance of this famous scripture. Each session will review different verses and chapters, clarify Sanskrit terms, and look at traditional commentaries on the Gita.

An English translation of the Gita is provided throughout the Bhagavad Gita course so that students can participate in discussions and analyses of the selected verses. This encourages students to reflect on the contemporary significance of these teachings and their influence on the modern world and Hindu culture.

To enroll on this Bhagavad Gita course, or to learn more about the course, keep reading. If you would like to see related course offerings from OCHS online, click here.

Start Date: 17 July 2022

Course Duration: Seven Weeks

Optional Assessment: Essay

Tutor: Dr Layne Little

Course Creator: Dr Nick Sutton

153 pages

5hr 14 min

Five Zoom sessions on various topics. Meet tutors and students from other courses and explore other areas of Hindu studies. Recordings available.

Pathway(s): Sacred Texts, Yoga Studies