We all are ready to celebrate the auspicious occasion of Shree Krishna's Birthday, Janmasthami 2022 on 18 and 19 August. You might be aware of the importance of reading the Bhagavad Gita as it consists Shree Krishna preaching on how to live a life. The Bhagavad Gita is one of the holy books of Hinduism. It was written about five thousand years ago as part of the Mahabharata. It has teachings said to be given by Lord Sri Krishna who is the Supreme God. In the book (Bhagvat Gita), Krishna is talking to Arjuna, an Archer, before the Kurukshetra war begins.
The essence of Bhagavad Gita can be well understood by knowing its five main topics – Isvara (God), Jiva (living entity), Prakriti (Material Nature), Kala (time) and Karma (Action)
Why to read Bhagavad Gita
Srimad Bhagavad Gita teaches you how to handle that knowledge. It not only inculcates in you, the right and unbiased perspective of observing and knowing your own self as well as the entire creation but also teaches you how to handle that knowledge acquired through such observance.
About the Book
It is ‘the Book’ of the absolute truth, the absolute knowledge appended with a detailed manual on how to use that knowledge for your ascension. The entire absolute knowledge is revealed by the Lord in the second chapter only. After that, he takes on the challenge to satisfy the queries of Arjuna and makes sure that there is not even an iota of doubt left, in Arjuna, that remains unanswered. He keeps on delivering until Arjuna is convinced that he is ready to take on the world with the divine knowledge that he has just received.
Here are 10 quotes from Bhagavad Gita by Lord Krishna which helps you to live your life efficiently and you can also shares this with your friends on the occasion of Janmasthami 2022.
- Whatever happened, happened for the good. Whatever is happening, is happening for the good. Whatever will happen, will also happen for the good.
- "The power of God is with you at all times; through the activities of mind, senses, breathing, and emotions; and is constantly doing all the work using you as a mere instrument."
- . Neither in this world nor elsewhere is there any happiness in store for him who always doubts.”
- “The wise man lets go of all results, whether good or bad, and is focused on the action alone.”
- “When a man dwells on the pleasure of sense, the attraction for them arises in him, From attraction arises desire, the lust of possession, and this leads to passion, to anger.
- It us better to live your own destiny imperfectly than to live an imitation of somebody else's life with perfection
- You have the right to work, but never to the fruit of the work. You should never engage in action for the sake of Reward, nor should you long for Inaction.”
- “A gift is pure when it is given from the heart to the right person at the right time and at the right place, and when we expect nothing in return”
- “If you want to be Great, Think Great and Positive.”
- “You have the right to work, but never to the fruit of the work. You should never engage in action for the sake of reward, nor should you long for inaction.”