Hindu produced many philosophical works, among which Bhagavad Gita is considered the most sacred and philosophical books. Not only by Hindus, but the Bhagavad Gita are popular religions around the world.
If you are interested in reading the book, you must know how to start reading Bhagavad Gita? The relevance of history and story behind it:
Bhagavad-Gita is a part of the Hindu epic Mahabharata Bhishma Parva written by Krishnadwaipayan Byashdeb. Written in Sanskrit, meaning Srimad Bhagavad-Gita is the Song of God.
Mahabharata story mainly revolves around the battle of Kurukshetra, where the Kauravas and Pandavas fought for the throne of Hastinapur. Before starting the battle, Arjuna, one of the Pandava brothers was glum as he fought his brothers.
He could not accept the fact that he will be responsible for the killing of all sects, siblings, and relatives. Krishna, who was described as an avatar (incarnation) of God, preach Arjuna philosophy of life and encouraged him to get prepared for battle.
On the whole conversation between Arjuna and Krishna, the philosophical aspects of one's life, his actions, denial, and knowledge have been clearly explained. Hindus believe that if anyone read the Bhagavad-Gita he gets released from all pain, sorrow, and mourning.
The main theme of the contents of the Bhagavad-Gita is the description of five simple concepts of Truth.
1. Ishwara (The Controller)
2. Jiva (Living beings, soul)
3. Prakriti (nature, matter)
4. Karma (Action)
5. Kala (Time)