Nec­tar from the God’s talk

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In Ma­hab­harata, when Kr­ishna gave the ser­mon to Ar­juna, at the bat­tle­field of Ku­ruk­shetra, The Bha­gavad Gita was born. The text has trav­elled through ages in In­dian mythol­ogy, and taken a fic­tional form in the present Kali Yuga (the age of Kali). Au­thor S. Hari Haran cre­ates char­ac­ters whose quirky jour­ney is de­picted through the lens of The Bha­gavad Gita or God’s in­struc­tion man­ual — as he puts it. Through life’s in­stances, the au­thor picks up ex­am­ples and en­deav­ours to make the reader un­der­stand the sig­nif­i­cance of the teach­ings of this book. Some phrases will re­mind the reader of the say­ings of el­derly such as the need to re­peat God’s name so that the mind doesn’t wan­der when free. At

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