The original bhagavad gita has 746 slokas (700 + 46 )bhagavad gita addresses many dimensions of life however, quality of our action and the devotion to the supreme god is the primary theme of bhagavad gita. The bhagavad gita – bioscience and psychology is a prestigious book on god and his tenets this book draws the link between science and spirituality, explaining how certain changes in the body played an important role in the actions of the characters in the mahabharata. World-wide ethics chapter five deontology itself that s soldier who must report to your post at 1:00 for guard duty the fact that is known as “deontology,” and in the study of ethics it is the main alternative to theories the bhagavad gita the military model of duty is celebrated in the bhagavad gita, a scripture from ancient. War deontology i: origin of the thought when i first picked up the bhagavad gita, my first reaction was: this sounds like war propganda i put it jump to content war deontology is the combination of the two words war and deontology ontology is the branch of metaphysics dealing with the nature of being. The bhagavad-gita: a philosophic–religious text the bhagavad-gita is one of many holy texts of hinduism it is a part of the sixth book––'bhismaparvam'––from the mahabharata.
The hindu text bhagavad-gita 's notion of duty and kant's notion of duty it is commonly argued that they are similar in their deontological nature where one is asked to perform one's duty for the sake of duty only i consider three related questions from gita 's and. The same seems to be true of the hindu ethics of the bhagavad gita it contains a famous scene where the god krishna appears to the hero arjuna on the field of battle, telling him why he ought to do his duty and slay his enemies, even if some of them are his kin. Among the hindu commentators are aurobindo, prabhupāda, sivananda and yogananda, besides other non-hindu commentators despite centuries of study, bhagavad-gītā remains very hard to understand.
Krsna and adharmic behavior in the bhagavad-gita if i had not adopted such deceitful ways in battle therefore the main objections to my thesis would rely on passages that suggest that krsna is a deontologist. This paper examines the often-mentioned similarity in comparative moral philosophy between the hindu text bhagavad-gita’s notion of duty and kant’s notion of duty it is commonly argued that they are similar in their deontological nature where one is asked to perform one’s duty for the sake of duty only. Should we be concerned primarily with duties (deontology) or the effects of our actions (consequentialism) course readings include the mahabharata, the law code of manu, gandhi's commentary on the bhagavad gita, br ambedkar's annihilation of caste, and vd savarkar's hindutva: who is a hindu. View notes - vyasa bhagavad gita oct 20 from philosophy 1000 at york university krishna responds with deontology-outcomes are not determinate of why something should be done-smart choices have to do. Sign in now to see your channels and recommendations sign in watch queue queue.
Other texts such as the bhagavad gita or the vedanta sutras are considered shruti or vedic by some hindu denominations but not universally within hinduism the bhakti movement, and gaudiya vaishnavism in particular extended the term veda to include the sanskrit epics and vaishnavite devotional texts such as the pancaratra. Hindu philosophy the compound “hindu philosophy” is ambiguous the bhagavad gīt s first solution to the problem of the conflict of dharma and mokṣa involves doing one’s duty with a strong deontological consciousness, which attends to duty for duty’s sake, and not for its rewards. Deontology and teleology in the bhagavad gita what does the bhagavad gita say about god's commands in war in the gita, in the structure of poetry and creative imagery, the divine actually speaks out the commands. Phl101_bhagavad_gita_doc reason & reality phil: 101 summer 2012 class notes on the bhagavad gita 1 the gita and indian culture: the gita is one of the most important and widely read texts on the hindu view of life.
Deontology and bhagavad-gita chantel l green eastern gateway deontology and bhagavad-gita most people reading the bhagavad-gita (the gita) come across the concept of duty as prescribed by lord krishna and note the similarity of the same to the concept of duty as prescribed by immanuel kant in fact, the surprising point is that both the. In philosophy, moral responsibility is the status of morally deserving praise, blame, reward, or punishment for an act or omission, in accordance with one's moral obligations   deciding what (if anything) counts as morally obligatory is a principal concern of ethics. Using hermeneutics as a method to make interpretation and associations, evaluation of conflict of interest has been made from 18 chapters of prabhupada’s srimad bhagavad gita finally, a prescriptive deontology has been presented to bring out a relevant perspective.
In kantian ethics, the necessity of god arises for the protection of moral law but hi gita the moral laws emerge from the godly existence kant’s ethics is not very much related to religion while the ethics of gita is religious and intellectual. Dd kosambi, the indian marxist historian, once dismissed the bhagavad gita as “700 fratricidal verses” and while this text has been extolled by champions of nonviolence such as thoreau and gandhi, kosambi does have a point: krishna – god himself who has taken on human form – urges arjuna, the reluctant warrior, to fight in.
It critically examines the bhagavad-gita in terms of its liberal, humanist and inclusive appeal, bringing out its significance for the present times and novel applications. In order to motivate his discussion of sensitivity to consequences, sen discusses the debate between krishna and arjuna from the religio-philosophical hindu text the bhagavad gita—or simply gita according to sen, arjuna represents a sensitivity to consequences while krishna is an archetypal deontologist. This paper identifies the different normative ethical arguments stated and suggested by arjuna and krishna in the gītā , analyzes those arguments, examines the interrelations between those arguments, and demonstrates that, contrary to a common view, both arjuna and krishna advance ethical theories. Reason & reality phil: 101 summer 2012 class notes on the bhagavad gita 1 the gita and indian culture: the gita is one of the most important and widely read texts on the hindu view of life it shares the most features of indian culture1.