Bhagavadgita, the Song
Celestial, is a dialogue in nectarine poetry in which
Bhagavan (Lord) Sri Krishna,
the universal teacher, imparted knowledge of the Self and
various other philosophical doctrines to Arjuna 5000 yrs. ago.
battlefield is the setting and
is the platform for the universal message of this
Divine discourse of eternal relevance handed down for the
wellbeing of humanity cutting across nations, creeds and ages.
summarized essence of the Upanishads, is a thriving
philosophical treatise in 700 slokas systematically divided into
18 chapters each one expounding one specific philosophical
doctrine described as a YOGA. It is an integral part of the
embedded in chapters 25-42 of
compact, independent text and it is that way it became extremely
popular and venerable.
In our relentless struggle for existence even in
critical and challenging situations the Bhagavadgita extends
comfort and courage. It indicates the right path and makes us
tread on it. The enormous influence it exercises on a human
being transformed it into a great moral and ethical force. To
tell us to do our allotted duty without fear or favour and with
purity of mind, speech and body and dedicate the fruits thereof
to God is its message of imperishable significance.
All human beings without any distinction of age,
gender and creed can read
and live it to attain fulfillment in life.
is not a religion - it is wisdom!
laid the path that leads us to an ideal way of life!
is the manual for attaining human excellence!
To those who practice ethical and
spiritual disciplines it is the Kalpataru, the divine tree that
fulfills the wishes!