Bagvagita and the legend of Baggervance

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Bagvagita and the legend of Baggervance

Postby chris98e » Wed Feb 20, 2013 1:53 am

Has anyone read the Bagvagita and watch the movie the legend of Baggervance? And if so how closely do the two compare with eacher other?
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Re: Bagvagita and the legend of Baggervance

Postby chris98e » Wed Feb 20, 2013 3:29 am

Someone once told me that the movie legend of Baggervance was based on the Hindu book the Bagvagita. Is that true?
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Re: Bagvagita and the legend of Baggervance

Postby tiltbillings » Wed Feb 20, 2013 3:32 am

    The plot is roughly based on the Hindu sacred text the Bhagavad Gita, where the Warrior/Hero Arjuna (R. Junuh) refuses to fight. The god Krishna appears as Bhagavan (Bagger Vance) to help him to follow his path as the warrior and hero that he was meant to be. This relationship was fully explained by Steven J. Rosen in his book Gita on the Green, for which Steven Pressfield wrote the foreword.[7]
    -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Legend_of_Bagger_Vance
This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond.
SN I, 38.

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.

dheamhan a fhios agam

"We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts." -- Jack Johnson


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