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While walking in the aisle at Barnes and noble shop near downtown New York, an aura like feel dragged to open a book called “The Bhagavad Gita” by Jack Hawley. In spite of raised in an Orthodox environment, never attempted to refer them in detail. There was this particular incidence when studying in class 5, a Bhagavad Gita competition was announced which made me to just enter and leave the room seeing the huge crowd of other competitors. Scaring was dominant at that time and mind got diverted into other areas.

It happened that while staying at uncle’s place in abroad, his passion towards this spiritual text has opened a channel of thoughts. He was introduced to this text by his teacher in high school who also was a vivid reader of these verses. So it was through him I tasted these quotes. But ended up slipping away through Samsara (Material World) angle of life. However, I do not recollect what made me to read the English translations, but it mesmerized the life like a trance. Since then I started to collect Bhagavad Gita books from various authors and be thankful to have a few precious of it.

Some banter about life experiences as if readily available for quoting ”Life is full of adventuresome”. Similarly, every successful person will have an inspiration ranging from interpersonal characters to famous personalities. It is through them we get nourished. But there are others who regret about not getting the desired goals and are blended with destiny. Here comes the divine song of god chanted by the godly figure in the verses, thus shining us with the right and contend way of living.

“If asked what change did these texts brought?”

Would say nothing except the reactions to the situations are handled better. Perceptions of totality brought a reflection process that in depth opened a clear understanding towards life. Am filled with intellectual desire (Kama) to buy these books and hoping to get the text assimilated in me rather being an academic theorist.

“Life is what we make and break out of it”

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