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Leadership Lessons from the Bhagavad Gita #24 – Focus

Chapter 2 Verse 41 व्यवसायात्मिका बुद्धिरेकेह कुरुनन्दन | बहुशाखा ह्यनन्ताश्च बुद्धयोऽव्यवसायिनाम् || 41|| vyavasāyātmikā buddhir ekeha kuru-nandana bahu-śhākhā hyanantāśh cha buddhayo ’vyavasāyinām vyavasāya-ātmikā—resolute; buddhiḥ—intellect; ekā—single; iha—on this path; kuru-nandana—descendent of the Kurus; bahu-śhākhāḥ—many-branched; hi—indeed; anantāḥ—endless; cha—also; buddhayaḥ—intellect; avyavasāyinām—of the irresolute Translation – O descendent of the Kurus, the […]

Leadership Lessons from the Bhagavad Gita 18 – Unique Gifts

Chapter 2 Verses 32 and 33 – यदृच्छया चोपपन्नं स्वर्गद्वारमपावृतम् | सुखिन: क्षत्रिया: पार्थ लभन्ते युद्धमीदृशम् || 32|| yadṛichchhayā chopapannaṁ swarga-dvāram apāvṛitam sukhinaḥ kṣhatriyāḥ pārtha labhante yuddham īdṛiśham yadṛichchhayā—unsought; cha—and; upapannam—come; swarga—celestial abodes; dvāram—door; apāvṛitam—wide open; sukhinaḥ—happy; kṣhatriyāḥ—warriors; pārtha—Arjun, the son of Pritha; labhante—obtain; yuddham—war; īdṛiśham—such Translation :- […]

Leadership Lessons from the Bhagavad Gita 16 – Summary

Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 30 देही नित्यमवध्योऽयं देहे सर्वस्य भारत | तस्मात्सर्वाणि भूतानि न त्वं शोचितुमर्हसि || 30|| dehī nityam avadhyo ’yaṁ dehe sarvasya bhārata tasmāt sarvāṇi bhūtāni na tvaṁ śhochitum arhasi dehī—the soul that dwells within the body; nityam—always; avadhyaḥ—immortal; ayam—this soul; dehe—in the body; sarvasya—of everyone; […]

What makes a leader ?

In the recently concluded T20 match between South Africa and India, the man of the match was Bhuvaneshwar Kumar. He took five wickets and became the first Indian bowler to take 5 wickets in a match in all formats of the game. That’s great and congratulations to him. […]

Leadership Lessons from the Bhagavad Gita 12 – The New

I remember using this verse (verse 22 from chapter 2) during a Bhagvad Gita recitation competition that I participated in at the Ramakrishna Mission in Shillong. वासांसि जीर्णानि यथा विहाय नवानि गृह्णाति नरोऽपराणि | तथा शरीराणि विहाय जीर्णा न्यन्यानि संयाति नवानि देही || 22|| vāsānsi jīrṇāni yathā vihāya […]

I wonder why …

In a country where a lady of foreign origin can marry into the political first family and in a span of 25 years after her husband’s death she becomes richer than the Queen of England……. and no one dare question that. No one has seen her bank balance […]

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