Krishna’s Philosophy of Life - Your Business is Your Deeds… (380 words)

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Soumen De of the University of Evansville writes, "Though this work contains much theology, its kernel is ethical and its teaching is set in the context of an ethical problem.
The teaching of The Bhagavad Gita is summed up in the maxim "your business is with the deed and not with the result."

Find at least two passages in which Krishna explains to Arjuna this philosophy of life, and how to cope with it.

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“Thinking of objects, attachment to them is formed in a man.
From attachment longing, and from longing anger grows.
From anger comes delusion, and from delusion loss of memory.
From loss of memory comes the ruin of understanding, and from
            the ruin of understanding he persists.” (Bhagavad Gita 2:62-63)

Krishna’s philosophy of life is that one should not be attached to things nor the fruits of his/hers actions. Instead, it is the action itself that is important. This philosophy relates to the journey of a soul. The soul cannot be bound to a body through which it transits nor can it be associated with the actions of the body. It lives forever and the time is the greatest....

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