Bhagavad-Gita: Through Modern Times Essay

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Bhagavad-Gita: Through Modern Times
“The soul is not simply the ego, but is in reality identical with Braham, the immortal spirit underlying the entire universe.” (pg. 1011) The depth of the conservation between Arjuna, a common person, and Krishna, incarnation of preserver God, in the literary work Bhagavad-Gita is one of the most important works that modern people today should understand. The “Bhagavad-Gita” gives the knowledge of how to keep an honest way of living while still preserving and reaching the path of emancipation. Emancipation can be reached by the spirit, which we can take this path to live a better life, still in these modern times. Krishna teaches us the involvement of action and rebirth; how actions can keep us out of karma; and how to know actions from right and wrong.
In modern days we always loose the path with God at times. In the Bhagavad-Gita Krishna explains how actions can inevitably cause rebirth or in modern days stay with God. “The world process involves the union between God, and material nature, being substance of universe,” we need to follow God, but in the way we loose sight by all the materialistic things that leads us to look away from God. Krishna teaches is that even though the world changes, one’s act of self-delusion. Every individual is responsible to keep sigh of God through each individual’s morals and soul.
A major point in Buddhism that is mentioned in Bhagavad-Gita is the action of karma. Karma is “the belief that all actions involve inevitable consequences that must be suffered through many lives.” Krishna teaches us through the Gita that the way in which our actions will not cause karma is “if a person were disciplined his senses with no desire for any gains, karma would not affect [your] soul.” If someone does not commit actions with the thought of self-gaining or selfishness, there will not be a repentance.
The final teaching that Krishna taught Arjuna and to us through the Gita that can be influential to modern society is knowing what actions are