Our hero (Arjuna) complains about this whole business of getting involved in a ‘war’, and finally gets depressed and throws down his weapon.
The Yoga of Knowledge
Lord Krishna teaches Arjuna about Truth and how he can reveal It and assuage his distress.
The Yoga of Action, Karma Yoga
Lord Krishna tells Arjuna that he should take up the path of action and explains Karma Yoga to him.
The Yoga of Renunciation of Action
Lord Krishna further explains Karma Yoga, what it is and how it works through the renunciation of action.
The Yoga of Renunciation
After giving us a good idea of how to proceed and what can be gained by this practice, Lord Krishna now takes up the subject of renunciation and surprises us with its true meaning.
The Yoga of Meditation
Now that we have understood the teachings to this point, we will learn about authentic yoga meditation, the proper conditions for its practice, and its outcome.
The Yoga of Truth
This chapter reminds us of previous teachings in new words in order to provide us with yet more ways to understand Truth, and how to prove God for ourselves.
The Yoga of the Imperishable
Now that we are convinced that there is something more, and that we want that something more, Lord Krishna reveals the process of how we got here, and how to recapture our imperishable state of Happiness.
The Yoga of the Royal Secret Science
In this chapter, Lord Krishna tells Arjuna who and what he really is, and as we listen in on their conversation, we learn the secret to reaching this liberated state ourselves, and attaining Absolute God/Truth.