Sri BhagavadGita – Its Relevance to Contemporary Life

Dr V R PanchamukhiDr. V.R.Panchamukhi is currently Chancellor, Sri Gurusarvabhouma Sanskrit Vidyapeeth, Mantralaya and also Executive Director , Sri Gurusarvabhouma Samsodhana Mandira, Mantralayam. He has also held positions, such as, Chancellor, Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth (Deemed University), Tirupati, Board Member, TTD Trust Board, Chairman, Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi, Director General, Research and Information System for Developing Countries, New Delhi, among others. He is a well known scholar in two disciplines, viz. Economics and Sanskrit.

Tradionalists consider Bhagavadgita as a a Sastra, providing ways and means of realising Moksha- the final blissful State.

Viewed with a reflective mind set, one realises that Bhagavadgita is a profound Treatise on Management Science, dealing with the issues of Challenges of Managing Oneself. It also contains valuable insights into the issues of the subjects, such as, Human Psychology, Personality Development, Optimum Work Culture and Human Relations, aimed at realising True Happiness, Peace and Harmony at the individual and at the Societal levels.

This Series of Lectures, on “SriBhagavadgita- Its Relevance for Contemporary Life”, delivered by Vachaspati Dr. V.R.Panchamukhi, recorded and telecast, by Sri Venkateshwara Bhakti Channel, (SVBC), Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) is aimed at providing awareness to the public at large, about this practical dimension of the messages of Bhagavdgita.

HH Sri Sri Subudhendra Tirtha, Head Pontiff, Sri Raghavendra Swamy Mutt, has desired that this series of useful lectures, delivered by a Senior Disciple of the Mutt, should be placed on the Mutt’s Website for wider circulation. Hence this placement of the YouTube Links on the Website, with the Blessings of HH Swamiji..

In recent times, there have been many critical and derogatory Comments on the messages of Bhagavadgita. It is hoped that these Lectures would dispel the Critics, and increase respect for the messages of Sri Bhagavadgita and also induce the public at large, to put into practice the messages of Bhagavdgita, for realising a Happier, More Harmonious and More Efficient Order of Life, at the Individual and Societal levels.