‘‘The Blessed Lord said: I am the inflamed Time (Death), the destroyer of
worlds. I have come to destroy all these people. Even without you, all
those warriors arrayed in the opposing armies shall be slain.’’ 11:32
"From a clear knowledge of the Bhagavad-Gita all the goals of human
existence become fulfilled. Bhagavad-Gita is the manifest quintessence of
all the teachings of the Vedic scriptures. "
[ to reveal the science of devotion to God which is the essence of all
[ the primary purpose for descending and incarnating is relieve the world
of any demoniac and negative, undesirable influences that are opposed to
spiritual development, yet simultaneously it is His incomparable intention
to be perpetually within reach of all humanity]
[The secret of karma yoga which is to perform actions without any fruitive
"In order to approach a creation as sublime as the Bhagavad-Gita with full
understanding it is necessary to attune our soul to it."
[The Bhagavad-Gita calls on humanity to dedicate body, mind and soul to
pure duty and not to become mental voluptuaries at the mercy of random
desires and undisciplined impulses]
"The Bhagavad-Gita has a profound influence on the spirit of mankind by
its devotion to God which is manifested by actions."
-Dr. Albert Schweitzer
"In the morning I bathe my intellect in the stupendous and cosmogonal
philosophy of the Bhagavad-Gita, in comparison with which our modern world
and its literature seems puny and trivial."
-Henry David Thoreau
" large, serene, consistent, the voice of an old intelligence which in
another age and climate had pondered and thus disposed of the same
questions which exercise us"
-Ralph Waldo Emerson