Bhagavad Gita- A holy book of Hindus is a source of great inspiration for all starting from industrial honchos to the layman as well. This ancient book holds some great shlokas that work miraculously and enlightens the life of people with wisdom, career, life and many great things as well. Have you ever got the chance to explore the hidden treasured in ancient scripture Bhagavad Gita? There are a few shlokas in this Bhagavad Gita that offer great lessons for entrepreneurs. The Bhagavad Gita can teach ample lessons of life that include handling crises, the path to success and managing people among others.
Below are a few lessons which all entrepreneurs should learn from the Bhagavad Gita…
1. “KarmanyeVadhikaraste Ma PhaleshuKadachana, Ma Karma PhalaHeturBhurmaTeySangostvaAk- Armani”
The above line says that “Do your Karma”. If you want to attain success in life then you must do your job and detach yourself from the result of the same. You should not focus on the results, just enjoy the process of attaining success.
2. “Vasamsi jirnani yatha vihaya navani grhnati naro ’parani tatha sarirani vihaya jirnany anyani samyati navani dehi”
Be an expert in the art of adapting new things and changes. You must be flexible in your life never restrict yourselves from trying out new things. As a person you will be shedding out the old garments and takes new ones, the same thing is with the soul -it leaves the worn-out bodies and places itself in the new one.
3.“Krodhaadbhavatisammohahsamm-ohaatsmritivibhramah, smritibhramshaadbuddhinaashobu- ddhinaashaatpranashyati”
You must know, how to manage your anger. By managing your anger, you will be able to solve all your problems easily. You must know the fact that from anger comes delusion; from delusion, you will get confused memory and from confused memory, you might receive ruin of reason and because of the same, a man finally fails.
4. “Tasmad asaktah satatam karyam karma samacara, asakto hy acaran karma param apnoti purushah”
It is important to not fall into the trap of luxurious things. You must detach yourself from all types of luxuries and desires. Focus more on doing your duty all the time without attachment. If you do work without attachment then you might get the supreme.
5. “Dhumenavriyate vahnir yathadarso malena ca, yatholbenavrto garbhas tatha tenedam avrtam”
As you know that the fire is covered by smoke, embryo by the amnino and mirror by dust the same as that the knowledge is covered by desire.
The above-stated Bhagavad Gita lessons bring great inspiration and motivation at work. You must take the help of it to attain success. Just have faith in them and implement the same in your daily life.
Shehnaz Ali Siddiqui is a Corporate Communications Expert by profession and writer by Passion. She has experience of many years in the same. Her educational background in Mass communication has given her a broad base from which to approach many topics. She enjoys writing around Public relations, Corporate communications, travel, entrepreneurship, insurance, and finance among others.