International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 3, Issue 2, Part F (2017)
Conceptual input of science for peace and sustainable development through Bhagavad-Gita’s teachings
Dr. Prem Shankar Srivastava
This article focuses on conceptual input of Science for Peace and Sustainable Development based on insights from the Bhagavad-Gita. Its teachings based on spiritual consciousness and philosophical approach is essential for sustainable development in all countries whether in developed or in developing countries. In this paper an attempt has been made to recognize, comprehend, find out, analyze, synthesize, evaluate and critically examine along with to develop positive attitude, appreciate, and take interest in the dominant factors responsible for strengthening Science for Peace and Sustainable Development based on the Bhagavad-Gita’ Teachings. The Bhagavad-Gita, a part of Indian epic- the Mahabharata, is a well-known Indian spiritual scripture and philosophical text which is a true guide for all human beings and its teachings are universal, starts from Eleventh verse of the Second Chapter and ends Sixty sixth verse of Eighteenth Chapter. In this article, the author employs a qualitative methodology which is the interpretation of ancient or classical literature, the Bhagavad-Gita and its Teachings in relation to Science for Peace and sustainable development. In a nutshell, the Bhagavad-Gita’s Teachings recommends programme learning approach which is a scientific approach which is exploring the inner world of ‘self” and realization of ‘God’, which establishes the identity of the individual soul with Supreme soul to lead to supreme bliss in order to gain the highest knowledge and wisdom in terms of peace and sustainable development. This article is expected to provide spirit-centered and philosophical approach to Science for Peace and sustainable development based on ancient Indian spiritual literature.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Prem Shankar Srivastava. Conceptual input of science for peace and sustainable development through Bhagavad-Gita’s teachings. International Journal of Applied Research. 2017; 3(2): 377-380.