Hometown: Where the 'Heart' is ...
April 21, 2014
To further my understanding of this ancient 'love song' from God to mankind, which served to profoundly influence Mahatma Gandhi's approach of 'non-violent' civil disobedience -- to this day, a beacon of guiding light for oppressed + marginalized people throughout the world. When Gandhi was assassinated in 1948, he had 4 possessions: simple white clothing, glasses, sandals and his well-worn copy of the Bhagavad Gita ... 'Not doing the right thing when required, is worse than doing the wrong thing' (2/33)
My 'self-directed' study of the Bhagavad Gita centers on [though isn't limited to] Jack Hawley's work: 'A Walkthrough for Westerners'