About Gita Acharan

Bhagavad Gita is a conversation between Lord Krishna and Warrior Arjun. The Gita is Lord's guidance to humanity to be joyful and attain moksha (salvation) which is the ultimate freedom from all the polarities of the physical world. He shows many paths which can be adopted based on one's nature and conditioning.

 

This website is an attempt to interpret the Gita using the context of present times. Siva Prasad is an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer. This website is the result of understanding the Gita by observing self and lives of people for more than 25 years, being in public life.

 

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Krishna spoke about treating gold, stone and a handful of soil as equal (6.8), further he said that he who has equal regard for the patrons, strangers, relatives, friends, enemies, meditators, hateful beings, righteous and ungodly, is the best (6.9).

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This book is compilation of weekly articles on the Bhgavad Gita. Each article is independent containing interpretation of varius aspects of the Gita and the seeker can pick any article randomly.


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114. Avoiding Extremes (8-5-22)

Krishna spoke about treating gold, stone and a handful of soil as equal (6.8), further he said that he who has equal regard for the patrons, strangers, relatives, friends, enemies, meditators, hateful beings, righteous and ungodly, is the best (6.9).

113. Accepting Situations As They Are (1-5-2022)

Krishna says, "The Yogi, who is satisfied with jnana and vijnana (jnana-vijnana-triptha-atma), who remains unshaken, who has conquered the senses, to whom a lump of earth, stone and gold are the same, is said to be realised one" (6.8).

112. Beware of Enemy Within (24-04-2022)

After declaring that one is responsible for lifting up or degrading oneself (6.5), Krishna gives a path to discharge this responsibility when he says, "For him who has conquered his self, the self is his bandu (friend/relative) but for him who has not conquered his self, the self verily hostile like the enemy" (6.6).

111. Befriending Self (17-04-2022)

Krishna says, "Let man lift himself by himself, let him not lower himself; his self alone is his bandhu (friend/relative), his self alone is his enemy"(6.5). Like friendship, there are many dimensions to this existential verse.

110. Tranquility of transcending polarities (10-04-2022)

Krishna says, "Know yoga to be that which scriptures call sanyasa (renunciation); nobody becomes a yogi without renouncing sankalp (motive/will)" (6.2).

109. A Sanyasi renounces karma-phal (03-04-2022)

Life presents many ups and downs and it's all about how we handle them. It is natural that when one is going through a rough phase.


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