The Bhagavad-Gita

The Bhagavad-Gita

Read the Bhagavad Gita, then write an essay of 750 to 1000 words addressing the questions below:

1.    In refusing to fight, what is Arjuna calling into question?

2.    What is Arjuna’s duty according to the Vedic ideal?

3.    What does Arjuna see as the only alternative to fighting?

4.    What path does Krishna show him?

5.    What does Krishna put forth as the key to liberation from rebirth?

6.    How does Krishna upholds the Vedic view of supporting the world while also accommodating the world-denying view?