Summary Of Bhagavad Gita

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Often the picture of a warrior conjures up images of a battered and wounded soldier, breathless and exasperated! The image of a spiritual warrior is somewhat different! A spiritual warrior is always ready and prepared to meet any challenge with alacrity. He has no fear, just love and lightness. Spiritual warriors are balanced - grounded and firm. They never tire because they never get wounded. Unlike the other warrior, this one smiles in the face of uncertainty! The spiritual warrior walks with a pride and confidence - even before he begins, he knows victory is guaranteed. No task is too great or prodigious because he has cultivated such inner self-respect and a big open heart that is willing and generous. He is never distracted or side tracked; lazy or careless. He cannot even…show more content…
The whole Gita is a dialogue between Lord Krishna and Arjuna, the greatest archer ever. They are standing in the middle of a huge battlefield and Arjuna, having won the first choice, chooses to have Lord Krishna by his side and his rival cousin Duroydhana, has accepted what would have been his first choice anyway, the whole army. Arjuna seeing that his enemies are his relatives and loved ones, becomes weak-kneed and refuses to fight! It is then that Lord Krishna begins by giving him knowledge and inspiration of various kinds. One of the last significant statements that is very moving is when Lord Krishna explains, "Whether you kill them in your mind or on the battlefield, it is the same thing." Lord Krishna was urging him to fight, not the violent battle, but the internal one of the web of attachment. Some attachments can be so severe; they take on the form of a 'vein'. The vein channels the blood, the life force, from one organ to another. In the same manner, the 'blood of attachment' affects all those to whom you are attached. If something happens to you, it is as though it is happening to them, such is the influence of the
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