10 Reasons Why You Should Read The Bhagavad Gita Today

    Bhagavad means “of God” and Gita means “song.” Hence, the Bhagavad Gita literally means “Song of God.” It is a dialogue that took place between the Supreme Lord Shree Krishna and His devotee Arjun, on the verge of the Mahabharat war.

    The perennial wisdom of the Gita has continued to inspire famous thinkers even in modern times, such as Mahatma Gandhi, Robert Oppenheimer, Carl Jung, Herman Hesse, and Aldous Huxley, to name just a few, thus indicating its divine origin.

    Since the Bhagavad Gita encapsulates most of the important aspects of the knowledge of the Vedas, it is also called Gitopanishad, or the Gitā Upaniṣhad.

    Here are 10 Reasons why you must read Holy scriptures Bhagavad Gita

    1. Find Answers To Everything

    It is not just a book of wisdom but is of absolute truth. Every verse of the book shows the reality of life and thus gives us a solution to every problem.

    2. Know Your Potential

    Bhagavad Gita clears our doubts and helps us to focus on our good. It guides us to know ourselves better and accomplish our life goals. When we doubt ourselves we can not acquire success.

    3. Power Of Karma

    Gita explains how our behavior to us or with others will decide what we will get in return. Therefore it motivates us to behave and act wisely, and to be humble with everyone.

    4. Treat Equally

    Shrimad Bhagavad Gita explains that the universe is created and belongs to God. whether it is humans, animals, or nature we all belong to him. Thus it teaches us to treat everybody equally, no matter how successful we become.

    5. Find Peace

    It explains that the main reason for sorrow is our expectations from everybody. We can achieve mental peace by working without expecting anything.

    6. Purpose of Birth

    The holy book helps us to realize every living being has a purpose behind its birth. All of us have to contribute to our family, society, and to the entire universe. It also teaches us how to deal with difficult situations.

    7. Stress-Free Living

    Shri Krishna states that when we remove fear from our life we can get numerous ways to live a stress-free life. He supports actions rather than grief and depression.

    8. Know Dharma

    Dharma is not just about worshiping and visiting different places. Dharma means duty, how sincerely we perform our duties towards our faith and commitment.

     9. Everything Changes

    Change is the law of the universe. Nothing is permanent in this life. Accepting changes makes it easier to deal with tough situations in life.

    10. We Are What We Believe

    Our thoughts define us. we become what we believe and do. If we have a problem, only we can find a solution for it. We have to look within, thus believe yourself, says Bhagavad Gita.

    According to the world-renowned best selling author, Vedic scholar, spiritual teacher from India, Swami Mukundananda, the Gita is not a treatise of metaphysical philosophy, despite the profusion of metaphysical ideas that arise from its pages. Instead, it seeks the highest truth for the highest practical utility, not for intellectual or even spiritual satisfaction, but as the truth that saves and opens to us the passage from our present mortal imperfection to an immortal perfection. We must therefore approach it for help and light in receiving the living message that can benefit human beings attain the highest welfare and spiritual perfection.

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