It is important to understand what choices we need to make so that we may enter a domain of eternal bliss. This material world has many options for us. However only deep intelligence can instruct us as to what needs to be done so that we attain the path of ever-lasting happiness. Karma keeps us busy all the while. However only Grace can take us out of the wheel of Karma. The means to attaining such Grace also become of paramount importance
Without a guru there can be no spiritual progress. This is one of the fundamental precepts of the spiritual framework. More importantly one needs a teacher who may hand-hold us to our destination, What is the subject that is to be learnt?. How is that relevant to our spiritual progress and what is the guarantee of a specific spiritual system that promises us to grant us the keys to an eternal abode. All this one ought to know and assimilate if one is serious with regards to undertaking the spiritual journey.
It is important to understand, how the Ramayana began. One should understand the greatness of the work, the greatness of the one, who has authored this scripture. One should know about the spiritual masters who have been the driving force behind this work , that continues to maintain the balance of the world even today and shall continue to do so for eternity.
Vedanta is the scientific approach to understand life's purpose. If one is to look at Vedanta with a view to designing one's life-goals, a time shall come soon, when the true purpose and methodology to attain that purpose shall be well within our grasp. Vedanta can unravel the many mysteries of life that life keeps presenting before us from time to time.
The fact of life is that it is intriguing. We simply live our lives without understanding what life is and where it is heading to. Unless we pose some serious questions to ourselves and take a position about life, life shall continue in endless, fruitless cycle. The fearful aspect of life is inarguably death. What causes fear when we die. How do we get rid of this fear, as we prepare to die. We need answers to this questions, failing which the concept of life shall remain mystified.
The Gita is a scripture that every follower of Sanatana Dharma swears by. It is the summum bonum of creation and divine edict. It is the originator of all philosophies of the world. Life itself is a mere reflection of this great scripture. To seek the Gita, is to become capable of solving the mystery of life.