Entrepreneurial Lessons from the Bhagavad Gita

  • Narayana Maharana Assistant Professor, Department of HSS, Parala Maharaja Engineering College, Berhampur, Odisha, India
Keywords: Bhagavad Gita, Management, Entrepreneurship, Spiritualism, India


Bhagavad Gita is also known as “Gitopnisad” incorporates the extract of supreme wisdom in the form of verses in a poetic manner. The spiritual knowledge and the sagacity that has been disseminated to the world through this single scripture are unique and exceptional. It is one of the most popular scriptures that embodies Indian spiritual values and philosophical excellence. Further, it has been a steward of gigantic knowledge not only about the purpose of life, relationships, ethics, and values but also about leadership, management, and entrepreneurship. This paper is intended to draw insights into the extracted lessons that are indispensable for entrepreneurs in the modern business world. An attempt has also been made to bridge contemporary entrepreneurial skills with the ancient day canonical philosophy. As it is very difficult to understand the Sanskrit language of the scripture, an earnest attempt has also been made to make the subject interesting, easy, and plausible to all.