Bhagavad Gita, Sri Ramakrishna, Swami Vivekananda

Bhagavad Gita Course (Karma, Jnana, Bhakti)



Online Training: Bhagavad Gita (according to Gandhi and comments by Mahadev Desai and Swami Sivananda) Yoga Philosophy

Bhagavad Gita Course (Yoga Philosophy) according to Gandhi, comments Sivananda) in Spanish

The main objective of the Course taught by the Gita Institute is know the deep wisdom of the Bhagavad Gita (which contains the essence of the Yoga Philosophy), studying the main Paths of Yoga:

  1. The Yoga of Selfless Action (Karma Yoga): hands to work
  2. The Yoga of Devotion (Bhakti Yoga): Heart to feel
  3. The Yoga of Knowledge (Jnana Yoga): brain to conceive

Structure of the Bhagavad Gita: Karma, Bhakti, Jnana

The course is based on Mahatma Gandhi's version of the Bhagavad Gita (“The Bhagavad Gita According to Gandhi) with comments by him and Mahadev Desai; This is one of the most affordable, understandable and educational versions. In addition, Swami Sivananda's comments have been incorporated. This version has been translated into Spanish by Pedro Nonell.

The course is aimed at any seeker who wishes to develop the path of Self-Knowledge and improve as a human being thanks to the teachings of the Bhagavad Gita (Yoga Philosophy), as well as yoga teachers and practitioners who also seek to incorporate the ethical-spiritual dimension. In their yoga practices, beyond the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali.

If you want a more in-depth study of the Bhagavad Gita, we recommend the following advanced courses:

  1. Karma Yoga (Selfless Action)
  2. Bhakti Yoga (Devotional Path)
  3. Dhyana Yoga (Path of Meditation)
  4. Jnana Yoga (Path of Knowledge)
  5. Realization of the Bhagavad Gita
  6. Master in Bhagavad Gita, Science and Yoga Philosophy

Yoga Shastra: Yoga Sutras of Patanjali and Bhagavad Gita

  1. Training duration: 3 months / 11 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System)
  2. Fees: 248 Euros
  3. Admission Form (Word)

Bhagavad Gita in Spanish Curso Bhagavad Gita (Karma Jnana Bhakti) Bhagavad Gita in Portuguese Curso Bagavadeguitá (Carma Jnana Bhakti).

  1. Open start date (individualized training)
  2. Language: course available in English and/or Spanish
  3. Course coordinator: Pedro Nonell
    1. My mission in relation to the Bhagavad Gita
  4. PDF Catalog of the Course: Bhagavad Gita
  5. Modality: one-on-one online training (continuous enrollment), the student / seeker can start it whenever they want and at their own pace from home
  6. If you have a yoga center we can teach it together in blended mode
  7. How to study the Bhagavad Gita online (PDF)

Telugu recognition Pedro Nonell translation Bhagavad Gita

The Course: Bhagavad Gita is made up of Three modules:

The Course: Bhagavad Gita is made up of three modules

module 1- Karma Yoga (“hands to work”)

module 1- Karma Yoga (hands to work) Action. Bhagavad Gita Course

The main objective of this module is to know the fundamentals and importance of Karma Yoga, the Yoga of Action (selfless): “work (act) but do not get attached to the results.” The easiest yoga that most people can follow, the path of the majority of humanity. The previous step to Bhakti and Jnana Yoga.

As well as knowing the Yoga of Meditation (Dhyana Yoga), the path that through meditation leads to the direct perception of Atman (the inner self).

Gandhi said that work without expecting the fruits of action was the central teaching of the Bhagavad Gita.

Swami Vivekananda stated that Karma Yoga is the purification of the mind through work. For him, the first 6 chapters of the Bhagavad Gita make up Karma Yoga (“Hands to work”). He considered Buddha to be one of the greatest Karma Yogis in history.

For Swami Vivekananda, the Buddha was the Karma Yogi ideal. Gita

Subjects of the Karma Yoga (Bhagavad Gita) module:
Subjects of the module Karma Yoga / Selfless Action (Course Master Bhagavad Gita)

1- Introduction to the Bhagavad Gita

Subject Structure: Introduction to the Bhagavad Gita (Yoga Philosophy)

Liberation through Karma Yoga (Philosophy Bhagavad Gita)

2- Chapter I- The Yoga of the Despondency of Arjuna

Outline of Chapter I Yoga Despondency of Arjuna. Karma Yoga Course (Bhagavad Gita)

Bhagavad Gita (Yoga Philosophy) I 32. The Yoga of the Despondency of Arjuna

3- Bhagavad Gita: The Path of Wisdom

Subject Structure- Bhagavad Gita: The Path of Wisdom.

Albert Einstein, Pralaya Universe heat death (Bhagavad Gita)

4- Chapter II- Sankhya Yoga.

Outline of Chapter II Sankhya Philosophy. Karma Yoga Course (Bhagavad Gita)

Bhagavad Gita II-38 Yoga of equanimity: assume pleasure and pain equally

5- The life of Gandhi and Sri Swami Sivananda. Introduction to the four Paths of Yoga

Scheme Gandhi and Swami Sivananda. Paths of Yoga (Bhagavad Gita)

Detachment from the fruit of actions (Gandhi) Bhagavad Gita, Yoga Philosophy

Bhagavad Gita (Yoga Philosophy) Sri Swami Sivananda Vedas Upanishads Vedanta

6- Chapter III- The Yoga of Action (Karma)

7- Chapter IV - The Yoga of Knowledge, Action, and Renunciation (Jnana Karma Sannyasa).

Outline of Chapter IV Yoga of Knowledge (Jnana) Bhagavad Gita Course

Bhagavad Gita IV-7-8 When evil increases, the Lord incarnates to restore the Dharma

8- Chapter V - The Yoga of Renunciation of Action

Outline of Chapter V Yoga Renunciation of action Sannyasa (Bhagavad Gita, Karma)

Bhagavad Gita V-2. Karmayoga (Action) is better than Sannyasa (renunciation)

9- Chapter VI - The Yoga of Meditation (Dhyana)

Outline of Chapter VI Yoga Meditation (Dhyana) Course Karma Bhagavad Gita

Bhagavad Gita VI-13-14. Yogi firm in Brahmacharya, fixing his eyes on his nose

module 2- Bhakti Yoga (Heart to feel)

module 2- Bhakti Yoga (Heart to feel) Devotion, love. Bhagavad Gita Course

The main objective of this module is to know the pillars and importance of Bhakti, the Yoga of Devotion to the Lord, the path of love: “Heart to feel”, the easiest and most natural of all Yogas and the one that most people follow. The Bhakta Yogi not only loves the Lord, but also all of His creation.

When an Incarnation comes, a tidal wave of spirituality breaks over the world (Sri Ramakrishna)

For Swami Vivekananda:

Jnana (Knowledge) is one wing, Bhakti (Love) is the other and Yoga is the tail that maintains the balance of the bird

Subjects of the module Bhakti Yoga:
Subjects of the module Bhakti Yoga / Devotion (Course Master Bhagavad Gita)

10- Chapter VII - The Yoga of Knowledge and Realization of Brahman

Content - Chapter VII Yoga of Knowledge and Realization of Brahman (Jananvijnana)

Bhagavad Gita VII-11 I am the strength, disunited from desire and passion

11- Chapter VIII- The Yoga of the Imperishable Parabrahman

Bhagavad Gita: Outline of Chapter VIII-Yoga of the Imperishable Parabrahman

Bhagavad Gita VII-3 The Supreme is Brahman, Karma creative process all beings are created

12- Chapter IX- The Yoga of Royal and Discriminatory Knowledge

Bhagavad Gita: Outline of Chapter IX- Yoga of Royal and Discriminatory Knowledge

Bhagavad Gita IX-2 Knowledge: King of Sciences, Philosophy, essence of Dharma

13- Chapter X- The Yoga of Divine Manifestations

Bhagavad Gita: Outline of Chapter X- Yoga of Divine Manifestations

Bhagavad Gita X-11: destroy ignorance with knowledge (Jnana Philosophy)

14- Chapter XI- The Yoga of the Universal Form of the Lord.

Bhagavad Gita: Outline of Chapter XI- Yoga of the Universal Form of the Lord

Karma + Bhakti Yoga: Philosophy and essence of the entire teaching of the Bhagavad Gita XI-55

15- Chapter XII- The Yoga of Devotion (Bhakti)

Bhagavad Gita: Outline of Chapter XII- Yoga of Devotion (Bhakti Philosophy)

module 3- Jnana Yoga (“brain to conceive”)

module 3- Jnana Yoga / Knowledge (“brain to conceive”). Bhagavad Gita Course

The main objective of this module is to know the pillars and importance of the Yoga of Knowledge: Jnana Yoga, the path of the highest philosophy (“Brain to conceive”), the most complete path and the culmination of the other three yogas: Karma, Dhyana and Bhakti Yoga: “Unity in Diversity (All is One)”

For Swami Vivekananda:

«Jnana Yoga is the highest philosophy. The Jnani Yogi has to go through the hardest of all renunciations understanding that any type of manifestation of power in nature does not belong to nature but to the soul. Thus wisdom is achieved by contemplating the One Being in all beings. When the Jnani attains it, through devotion (Bhakti) he selflessly dedicates himself for the good of humanity»

For Sri Ramakrishna Paramahansa:

Bhagavad Gita Sri Ramakrishna Path love Bhakti (Yoga Philosophy)

Subjects of the module Jnana Yoga:
Subjects of the module Jnana Yoga / Knowledge (Course Master Bhagavad Gita)

16- Introduction to Sri Ramakrishna and Swami Vivekananda.


17- Chapter XIII- The Yoga of the Distinction between the Field and the Knower of the Field

Content - Chapter XIII- The Yoga of the Distinction between the Field and the Knower of the Field (Jnana Philosophy, Bhagavad Gita)

Liberation from pride, Nonviolence (Ahimsa, Yoga Philosophy) Bhagavad Gita

Bhagavad Gita XIII-30. When the Yogi sees diversity based on unity

18- Chapter XIV- The Yoga of the Differentiation of the three Gunas

Content - Chapter XIV- Yoga Differentiation Three Gunas (Jnana Philosophy, Bhagavad Gita)

Gunas (Sattva, Rajas and Tamas) and opposite pairs. Bhagavad Gita Book IV-25

19- Influence of the Bhagavad Gita to the West

20- Chapter XV- The Yoga of the Supreme Being

Content - Chapter XV Yoga Supreme Being Purushottama (Jnana Philosophy, Bhagavad Gita)

Indestructible tree ashvattha that has its root above and its branches below. Bhagavad Gita

21- Chapter XVI- The Yoga of Divine and Demoniacal Inheritance.

Content - Chapter XVI Yoga Divine Inheritance Demoniacal (Jnana Philosophy, Bhagavad Gita)

Why call it the universe and not God, Parabrahman, Allah..? Bhagavad Gita

22- Chapter XVII- The Yoga of the threefold Faith

Content - Chapter XVII- The Yoga of the threefold Faith (Jnana Philosophy, Bhagavad Gita)

Threefold is the faith of men: Sattvik (pure), rajasic (passionate) or Tamasic (dark). Bhagavad Gita

23- Chapter XVIII- The Yoga of Liberation through Renunciation

Content - Chapter XVIII Moksha Sannyasa Yoga (Jnana Philosophy, Bhagavad Gita)

By the grace of Vyasa I heard this Supreme Yoga. Bhagavad Gita XVIII 74-75

(Final of the Bhagavad Gita)

Study process of each chapter of the Bhagavad Gita:
Study process of the Subjects (chapters) of the Bhagavad Gita (Gandhi). Courses and Master

  1. Introduction and summary of chapter
  2. Chapter reading (Gita according to Gandhi)
    1. Analysis of the Comments by Gandhi, Mahadev Desai and Swami Sivananda
    2. Identification of key chapter themes
  3. Reading of the versified adaptation of the Bhagavad Gita
  4. Exercises

Poadcast When to start studying the Bhagavad Gita (Yoga Philosophy)? Pedro Nonell


The final exam is based on in-depth research work on the Bhagavad Gita, especially valuing that its results can benefit the yogic community and/or humanity. This course is recommended for all those who truly wish to delve deeper into the infinite wisdom of the Bhagavad Gita, particularly for yoga teachers.

Title: the student-seeker who passes the exercises and obtains a favorable report from his teacher will receive the: “Course: Bhagavad Gita (according to Gandhi)” issued by the Gita Institute and EENI Global Business School.

ECTS credits may be validated if the student wishes to enroll in advanced courses or in the Master in Bhagavad Gita and science of Yoga.

Courses objective: make accessible the Knowledge of the Bhagavad Gita (Yoga Philosophy)

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