Writing: Bhagavad Gita

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ASSIGNMENT – BHAGAVADGITA CHAPTER 14 Name: B.V.S.Kedarnath Goud Roll No: ME13B011 INTRODUCTION OF GITA: Bhagavad Gita means “The Song of God”. It was spoken on the battlefield of Kurukshetra by Lord Krishna to Arjuna. It is dialogue of 700 verses between Krishna and Arjuna discussing the five topics of Jiva, Atman, Prakriti, Kala and Karma. The Gita is considered the essence of all Vedic wisdom. Also known as the ‘Gitopanishad’, it is accepted as the chief of 108 Upanishads. Gita is universally accepted as scripture not from a religious point of view, but as guide in our day-to-day life. Its intention is not to cater a side of our nature or a part of our expectations, but whole of what we need and what we are. This special feature makes it a little difficult for the people to understand its significance and message. It is not possible to believe that its meaning is completely grasped as it becomes novelty after novelty as we go deeper into it. The more we read it, the fresher does it appear like the sunrise every morning. After seeing the futility of the war, Arjuna was overwhelmed with sorrow as he has to fight against his own siblings, his blood relations. When he is on the verge of withdrawal from the war, Krishna, the charioteer of Arjuna, sings ‘Gita’ to Arjuna and convinces him to participate in the war. Bhagavad Gita consists of eighteen chapters which contain a total of 700 verses. It deals with

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