Religious Roles in Bhagavad Gita
The Bhagavad Gita is a religious text which helps to understand the Hinduism religion. This text does not have any author because in Hinduism, there are many Gods. The Bhagavad Gita helps to understand the roles in religion and why it is important to follow. Moreover, it helps to make a connection between God and a human.
In the Bhagavad Gita, there was war between Kauravas and Pandavas, and Pandavas won in the end. The lord Krishna taught three paths to Arjuna. It teaches the paths of life which helps a person to have good life. The three paths to liberation in the Bhagavad Gita are ‘karma-yoga’, ‘Jnana-yoga’, and ‘ Bhakti-yoga’.The path ‘karma-yoga’ means the path of action. A word Karma stands for ‘ action’. This path teaches doing positive actions in life. What a person do in his life, he/she will have to face in their next life. Positive sacrifice will help to attain good life after death. There are stages of rebirth in life. Life is a cycle of rebirth (sansara). If a person do wrong things, she/ he will have to suffer in their life. The only way to escape from the stages of rebirth is liberation (mokhsa).
This can attain by diverting mind from the world. The goal for this path is to follow and do positive actions. Furthermore, please to God for a better life. This path was taught by lord Krishna to Arjuna when Arjuna was depressed about that he had to fight with his family and teachers. Then lord Krishna explains to him about the importance of doing action.You should perform enjoined action, for action is better than non-action; even the minimum of bodily subsistence would be impossible without action. The entire world is bound by actions; the only exception is action undertaken for sacrificial purposes. Therefore, Son of Kunti, free from attachment, you should perform that kind of action. 15Additionally, lord Krishna said by doing the actions, person can make the God happy and then the God will make him happy. This path of action teaches human to do work for themselves to achieve gift from God.The second path of ‘Jnana-yoga’ means the path of knowledge. The person whose knowledge is comprehensive should not agitate those dullards whose knowledge is not so great- those who are deluded by the constituents of material nature and attached to the actions of the constituents.
The path of ‘Bhakti-yoga’ means the path of devotion. This path teaches to worship the God. Lord Krishna said that I love a person who is beloved to me and me for him, and his devotion is faithful towards me.
Howevr, a person who keep uttering a word ‘Om’ with keep me in his mind until his death can have desirable aim. People can get rid from the stages of rebirth if they meet God. Lord Krishna also said:It is the supreme person, Partha, to be attained by exclusive devotion; beings exist within it; this whole universe is displayed on it.
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