Bhagwad Gita is not a Message. Not a book. It is a Process.

Unlike popular belief and suggestions by the great "thinkers" and intellectuals, Bhagwad Gita is not a message.  It is certainly not a book.  It is a process.  A process of raising consciousness.If it was a book, it would have been very easy.  Krishna would have thrust the book into Arjun's hands at night and asked him to read and come prepared to fight the Mahabharat in the morning.  Why fret?  Why spend time in "Viraat Roop" etc?If it was a message, then Sanjay heard it first hand.  Dhri … [Read more...]

Did Krishna really exist?

Was Krishna real or not.  Did he walk this earth?  Well some people are doing some research and here is an interesting video based on research on one guy - Prof Achar.ALso read through the detailed research articles by another person, Mr. Ramesh Panchwagh, which differ slightly from Prof. Achar's work, but in many dates they are same.Astronomical Proof of the Mahabharata War and Shri Krishna: Part I Astronomical Proof of the Mahabharata War and Shri Krishna: Part II … [Read more...]

Drona and Eklavya story: Its NOT about Casteism at all!

A lot is said about how Eklavya - a tribal warrior - was deprived off of his archery ability by a Brahmin, Dronacharya.  It is showcased as an example of Caste system.  However, the details from Mahabharat suggest something totally different. Balaji V. sums it up very well, when he talks of how Dronacharya probably foresaw his role in the future and his loyalties. It is no secret that one of Krishna's secret work prior to Mahabharat was to create a "balance of power" between Kauravas and P … [Read more...]

Bhagwad Gita is not about "Doing Good"!

Religion is predicated on Belief.  Dharma is predicated on Search.Former assumes and takes a stance.  One that has to be defended, come hell or high water.  And they come.  The higher the water, the deeper the hell, the more tenacious is the defense of Belief.  An Arbitrary belief - never experienced, never lived.Search doesn't look for arbitrary sign posts.  It seeks the finale.  Either you get there or you are moving.  There is no make-believe ends to this journey.Morals are the only way … [Read more...]

Discussion on Bhagwad Gita: Chapter 1; Verse 19 through 25

स घोषो धार्तराष्ट्राणां हृदयानि व्यदारयत्। नभश्च पृथिवीं चैव तुमुलो व्यनुनादयन्॥१-१९॥Hindiशंखों की उस महाध्वनि से आकाश और पृथिवि गूँजने लगीं तथा धृतराष्ट्र के पुत्रों के हृदय भिन्न गये।brajbhasha / ब्रजभाषाघन घोष तुमुल नभ धरनी कौ, निज नाद सों ऐसौ गुंजाय रहे. धृतराष्ट्र के पुत्रं कौ हिरदय , व्याकुल हुई के घबराय रहेThe Sky and the Earth resonated with the Great sound that emanated from the conchs of the Pandav warriors as it pierced the hearts of the sons of Dhritrashtraअथ व्यवस्थिता … [Read more...]