APPENDIX B

Bhagavad Gita: On the Same Work Being Mediocre or Excellent

CHAPTER OBJECTIVES

After studying this chapter, you should be able to:

  1. Understand that he same work can be transformed from mediocre to excellent by changing one’s attitude.
  2. Motivation on the basis of impending compensation leads to mediocrity and on the basis of devotion leads to excellence.

The Bhagavad Gita, an Insightful Observation into Human Nature

A little background to the passage that follows: Lord Krishna is considered as lord of incarnation on earth and he is guiding the warrior prince Arjuna. The Lord has taken up the role of being a charioteer of this prince in the Mahabharata war. In due course, it so happens that the lord has to pep up a dejected Arjuna and ...

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