On the Eternal Wisdom in Bhagavad Gita

Rahul S


Bhagavad Gita is a celestial song that resonates through Ages, imparting timeless truths that echo like a cascade of stars adorning the celestial tapestry. Part of an Epic, Mahabharata, this cosmic symphony imparts teachings that unveil the enigma of existence, much like the twilight whispers of the ancient mystics.

Within its verses lies a grand spectacle of two opposing forces — waging an eternal war upon the cosmic stage. Arjuna, the valiant warrior, stands at the precipice of his soul’s battleground. He seeks guidance from the charioteer — Krishna, who embodies the voice of wisdom. This allegorical dance of light and shadow mirrors the perpetual struggle between the self and the universe, where inner battles are fought and destinies shaped.


Krishna’s exposition of Truth resembles the mesmerizing dance of shadows at dusk, where profound insights are unveiled. At the core of this revelation lies the timeless concept of Dharma, which can be likened to the unwavering flow of a majestic river toward the vast ocean. Dharma, in its essence, represents the path of righteousness and the moral duty that guides individuals to discover their true purpose in life.

Imagine a mighty river coursing through diverse landscapes, overcoming obstacles, and navigating around rocks and boulders on its way to the ocean. In much the same way, every individual possesses an inherent Dharma that propels them through life’s journey. Like the river, it may encounter challenges and trials, yet its purposeful flow remains undeterred, and it persists in harmonizing with the natural course of things.

The river’s flow is not rigid or forced. It adapts to the curves of the terrain, embracing each turn and bend. Similarly, the pursuit of Dharma requires a flexible and open-minded approach. We must acknowledge the various circumstances and responsibilities that we face. That way, we understand the complexities of life and adapt our actions to remain aligned with righteousness while maintaining harmony with the world.

When we resist our inner Dharma, it’s akin to trying to dam the river’s flow artificially. The water may accumulate and create pressure, eventually leading to disruption and chaos. Likewise, when we suppress our true calling and ignore our…