||followed by MVS511-DE (4 credits) Bhagavad-Gita-2 Chapters 4-6 (Nov 18- Feb 9th (with a break between Dec. 22-Dec. 30))
The Principles of Dharma, the Eternal Nature of Life, and Effortlessness of Transcending as the Basis of Right Action.
This course studies Maharishi’s translation and commentary on the Bhagavad-Gita, a work that sequentially unfolds profound principles of the development of human consciousness, its relationship to knowledge, and its application to improve the quality of individual and collective life. The Bhagavad-Gita is a textbook for Maharishi Vedic Science, containing the essence of the detailed knowledge of consciousness contained in the Vedic Literature. Course topics include the scope, structure, and dynamics of human behavior; the higher states of consciousness; collective consciousness; and the solution to the fundamental dilemma at the basis of human suffering.