In that case, it would have taken 700 minutes or more than 11 hours for a complete exposition of the entire text, by which time the entire battle would have been lost.One can believe that Krishna gave some advice to convince Arjuna to fight, but preaching on the battlefield a philosophy extending over eighteen chapters strains our credulity to the limit.Because these two nuisances were tolerated, the society was weakened and deluged with so many different cults and religions leading to further weaknesses.All leading to the present mess and all the messes of past that we know from history.I count my lucky stars every day that I joined because that great guy I met…well, our paths crossed again on a white water rafting camping trip a few months later and the rest is history.Next month we’ll celebrate our 2 year anniversary AND our daughter’s 1st birthday.Let us look at the arguments advanced by Krishna to convince Arjuna to wage war against his cousins and elders, and take a look at the logical and moral disputations. He says that atman is neither born nor does it die– it is unborn, everlasting, immutable and primeval. Just as a man casts off old clothes and puts on new ones, so does atman cast off an old body and becomes united with a new one.
However Hinduism being the oldest culture and fountainhead of all other religions has to accept the blame of polluting the source.
My friends were dating or married, so I didn’t always want to be the 3rd wheel.
As a member, I met some great people, now dear friends and had the chance to do some really cool things that I wouldn’t have done on my own (or known about).
But despite all these problems and threats, the top two – by a wide margin – would remain casteism and gender discrimination.
This is because all the rest of the problems can be attributed in one way or the other to these two core disgraces of our otherwise glorious culture.