Rays of the One Light: Weekly Commentaries on the Bible and the Bhagavad Gita

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Parallell passages from the Judeo-Christian Bible and the Bhagavad-Gita of India reveal a single unified teaching. East meets West and theological barriers tumble. Two Scriptures become one Truth.

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Rays of the One Light: Weekly Commentaries on the Bible & Bhagavad Gita

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Overview

Parallell passages from the Judeo-Christian Bible and the Bhagavad-Gita of India reveal a single unified teaching. East meets West and theological barriers tumble. Two Scriptures become one Truth.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781565892088
  • Publisher: Crystal Clarity Publishers
  • Publication date: 6/25/2007
  • Edition description: 2nd Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.53 (d)

Table of Contents


Preface     11
At the Heart of Silence-the Eternal Word     13
Did God Create the Universe-or Become It?     16
Is God Present Even There, Where There Is Ignorance?     18
The Infinite Christ     21
The Mystery of Avatara, or Divine Incarnation     26
The Importance of Soul-Receptivity     28
The Law Is Perfected in Love     30
Can Man See God?     32
By Thinking Can We Arrive at Understanding?     35
Dogmatism vs. Common Sense     38
Reason vs. Intuition     40
We Are Children of the Light     43
Deeds vs. Intentions     45
(Palm Sunday) Who Is This Son of Man?     49
(Easter) Resurrection for Every Soul     52
To Each According to His Faith     55
How High Should We Aspire?     58
Perfection Is Self-Transcendence     60
The Secret of Right Action     63
Activity vs. Inner Communion     66
The Best Way to Worship     68
The Inner Kingdom     71
Why Do Devotees Fall?     74
How Devotees Rise     77
The Eternal Now     80
The Redeeming Light     82
Abiding in God     85
Self-Reliance vs. Self-Reliance     88
Self-Effort, Too, Is Needed     91
Do You Need a Guru?     94
How Democratic Is Truth?     97
Does God Hide the Truth?     100
Does Satan Exist?     102
How Should We Meet Our Tests?     105
Who Are True Christians?     109
Ego-Friend or Foe?     112
Truth Invites; It Never Commands     115
Intuition Is Simple: The Intellect Is Complex     118
Many Are the Pathways to Truth     121
In Surrender Lies Victory!     124
Victory Demands the Courage of Conviction     127
First Things First     130
What Is the Best Way to Pray?     133
Why Tell God Anything, When He Knows Everything? Why Offer God Anything, When He Has Everything?     135
Faith Is a Call to Prayer; Prayer Is a Call to Faith     137
The Promise of the Scriptures     140
Reincarnation-the Spiral Staircase     142
The Law of Karma-Bondage, or Soul-Release     144
What Is It, to Fail Spiritually?     147
Living in the Presence of God     150
What Was the Star of Bethlehem?     153
The Divine Ascension     156
The Last Commandment     158
About the Author     163
Further Exploration     167
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