Five People Who Might Get Offended When First Reading The Bhagavad-Gita

Krishna's Mercy

[Bhagavad-gita As It Is]“My dear Arjuna, a man who does not follow this prescribed Vedic system of sacrifice certainly leads a life of sin, for a person delighting only in the senses lives in vain.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 3.16)

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I want people to read the Bhagavad-gita. From the very beginning there are profound truths, explanations of issues that no one ever revealed before, at least in my experience. Death bewilders us all, how something so full of life in a split second vanishes. The change is sudden, and it is understandable to lament.

“As the embodied soul continually passes, in this body, from boyhood to youth to old age, the soul similarly passes into another body at death. The self-realized soul is not bewildered by such a change.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 2.13)

Shri Krishna says that the dhira person is not bewildered by the event…

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