The Foolish Path

"On this path effort never goes to waste,

and there is no failure.

Even a little effort toward spiritual awareness

will protect you from the greatest fear."

Bhagavad Gita, 2:401

 

At the beginning of the Bhagavad Gita, Arjuna requests Krishna – now acting as his charioteer – take him to the middle of the battlefield, right between the two warring factions. Once there, Arjuna lays down his weapons, ready to concede defeat before the battle has begun. I don’t know if there is a filmed version of the Bhagavad Gita, but I always envision this scene

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