The Bhagavad Gita a great poem attributed to Rsi Vedavyasa expounds Vedanta philosophy in the dynamic setting of battlefield where Lord Krsna reveals the teaching of Vedanta to the Warrior prince Arjuna.
The essence of Gita is to make one realise Tat Tvam Asi. We are really the atman or Divinity with an outer covering of the physical body inside which is subtle body consisting of the mind and the intellect.Tat Tvam Asi is a great Upanisadic sentence exhorting us to realise our own divine identity. To realise our own divine identity. To realise one`s own divine status, to realise the same divine status in all forms manifest in the universe is to realise the oneness of all beings.
About the Author:
Dr. Pathikonda Viswambara Nath was born at Hospet, Ballery District, Karnataka State, India.He got his M.B.B.S. Degree in 1964 from Mysore University. He went to U.K in 1969 and is now settled as a General Medical Practitioner at Stanley, Country Durham.His interest in the Gita increased on reading books on the Gita by Sh. Swamy Vidyaprakashananda and late Swami Chinmayananda. The two books gave him courage to fave the problems in his life. He considered both the Swamijis as his gurus. Dr. Nath was awarded the title "MBE" (Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) by her Majesty, The Queen of Britain for his services to the community on June 13, 1998.