Assignment for 10/29 class

posted Oct 22, 2017, 6:57 PM by Venu Vennam
Dear Students,
  Here is the assignment which is due next class on 10/29.

This assignment is  no less than a page in an essay format. Following questions are just a guide. I encourage you to expand on your answers. This assignment must written in our own words. You may read, refer or quote from various sources but the essay must be your own writing based on your understanding.

The best reference to describe the war scene is Chapter 1 of the Bhagavad Gita

 

 

This assignment may be written by hand or typed. Please remember to put your name on it. It is due on the day of the next Balvihar class I.e. On October 29.

 

Note: You may be picked to read it out loud in the class.

 

 

 

 

PLEASE DO NOT COPY AND PASTE FROM OTHER SOURCES AS YOUR OWN WORK. PLAGIARISM IS UNETHICAL AND ILLEGAL. IF YOU DO USE OTHER SOURCES TO GIVE MORE SUPPORT TO YOUR WRITING PLEASE GIVE CREDIT TO THE SOURCE FROM WHERE YOU QUOTED . THANK YOU.

 

 

Historical Aspect of Bhagavad Gita

 

1.     What does the word “ Bhagavad Gita” mean?

2.     Bhagavad Gita is in the Mahabharata. What section of the Mahabharata contains the Bhagavad Gita?

3.     In which historical period was  Bhagavad Gita written?

4.     Which language is it written in?

5.     How many verses and chapters in the Bhagavad Gita?

6.     Describe what happened before the war and the reason for the war.

7.     Describe the characters mentioned in the Bhagavad Gita?

8.     Describe in more detail the character of Krishna and Arjuna.

9.     What was  Krishna’s role and what was Arjuna’s role in the Great War.

10.  Depict the scene on the battle field at the time dialogue between Krishna and Arjuna takes place. 

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