Bhagavad Gita, the Indian epic is all about the intricacies of life. It has the power to change your life forever. It focuses and discusses the different aspects of life, from your actions to the other type of results they can yield. The fact may surprise you, but the 5000 years old epic is still relevant in this age of Artificial Intelligence.
Bhagavad Gita leads you towards living a happy, peaceful, and prosperous life. Reading Geeta can help you get rid of your doubts, dilemmas, problems, etc. and fill your life with positive things.
Bhagavad Gita is a collection of shlokas which were told by Lord Krishna to confused Arjuna during the war of Mahabharata. Lord Krishna was the charioteer of Arjuna at that time, and being a charioteer, he showed him the way to Dharma and rightfulness. That is why; it is said that the lessons of Bhagavad Gita can bring your life to the right track.
Top 10 Powerful Bhagvad Gita Quotes
Out of 18 chapters and 700 shlokas, we have enlisted the 10 best Bhagvad Gita Quotes that can change the course of your life.
1. Destruction of the evil Will Happen
||Paritraanaya sadhunaam vinashaaya chadushkritaam ||
|| Dharma sansthaapanaarthaaya sambhavami yuge yuge ||
In this shloka, Lord Krishna says that I will be born from age to age for the protection of the good, for the destruction of the evil and the establishment of Dharma (righteousness).
2. Soul is Immortal
|| Nainam Chhidranti shastraani nainam dehti paavakam ||
|| na chainam klaidyantyapo na shoshyati maarutah ||
The shloka emphasizes on the immortality of the soul. It can never be cut into pieces from any weapon, nor can be burned by fire. You cannot moisten it with water or wither it with the wind.
3. Desire Results in Anger
||Dhyaayato vishyaanah pumsah sangesteshhupajaayate||
||sangaath samjaayate kamaah kamaath krodho abhijaayate ||
When a person longingly dwells on sense objects, an inclination is generated towards them. The preference further develops into a desire and desire results in anger.
4. God Will Establish Peace, Always!
|| Yada yadda hi dharmasya glanir bhavti bharatah||
||Abhyuthanamdharmasya tadatmaanam srijamyaham ||
Whenever evil mounts or the operations of the evils increase, and it devastates humanity, God comes into the picture and rescue the evil by killing the evil and reestablishing the peace and serenity. God may appear in different forms, as an incarnation or a devotee.
5. Perform Your Duties!
||Karmanyevadhikaraste maa falesho kadachanah||
||maa karamfalheturbhurma te sangostvakarmani ||
You have all the rights to perform the duties that are prescribed to you, but you are anyhow not entitled to the fruits of your actions. Never be attached to the operation or action and never consider yourself as the cause of the result of your activities.
6. Don’t Desire Lust, Greed & Anger!
||Trividham narkasyedam dwwram naahshanmaatmanah||
||Kaamah krodhastatha lobhastsmaadetattrayam tyajet||
Lust, greed, and anger are the three gateways to the hell that lead towards the self-destruction for the soul. One should abandon all these three things completely to live a good life.
7. Soul is Eternal!
|| Na jayte mriyate va kadachi naayam bhutva bhavita van a bhuyah ||
|| Ajo nitya shaashvatoyam purano na hanyate hanyamaane shareere ||
The soul is neither born, nor does it die. It always exists and never ceases to exist. The soul is eternal, immortal, ageless, and without birth. It does not destroy even after the body is destroyed.
8. Tough Times Come & Go!
|| Matrasparshastru Kaounteya sheetoshnasukhadu khada ||
|| aagmapaayinoanityastanstitikshasva bharat ||
O son of Kunti, the connection between the senses and the sense of objects gives rise to fleeting perceptions between happiness and distress. These perceptions are non-permanent, and they come like summer and winter. O descendant of Bharat, you must learn to tolerate this happiness and distress without being disturbed. It merely means that tough times come and go.
9. Learn to Attain Peace!
|| Appornayaanamchalpratishtham samudramaapah pravishanti yadvat||
||tadvatkama yam pravishanti sarve sa shantimapannauti na kaamkami ||
The oceans remain undisturbed even by the constant flow of waters of rivers merging into it. As the sage continue undisturbed or unmoved even by the flow of desirable objects around him, one must learn to attain peace and should not become a person who runs behind his desires.
||janma karma cha me divyamevam yo veti tattavatah||
|| tyaktavaa deham punarjanam naayti maameti so arjuna ||
Lord Krishna says, “Arjuna, my birth and activities are divine. He who know this is reality is not reborn on leaving his body but comes to me”.
Bhagavad Gita is a lesson for every human being that teaches them to control the materialistic desires and help in reaching the ultimate goal of life.