The Literature Times: Welcome to The Literature Times, author. Congratulations on the release of your book. What responses are you getting from your readers? Please share your experience with this book.
Author: Students and parents are appreciating this book. One of the parents told me that the book is written in simple language and the practice sessions are helpful in understanding the concepts. They recommended this book to their children and other parents. This book on 6 essential life management skills from Bhagavad Gita was well appreciated by a librarian. She told me that this book is unique in this category.
The Literature Times: What encourages you to become an Author?
Author: Writing a book gives me an opportunity to put my thoughts in a structured manner. Therefore, I started writing books. This is my second book and I will continue to write books in future.
The Literature Times: What are your favorite topics of writing? Please tell us something about your areas of interest in literature.
Author: I have interest in topics such as education ecosystem, soft skills, and spirituality. Thus, my books are focused on these topics.
The Literature Times: We were hoping you could tell us about some of those writers who had inspired you and whom you follow!
Author: Writings of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, Founder Acharya of International Society for Krishna Consciousness and Dr. T.D. Singh inspires me a lot towards science and spirituality, vedic education system, human values, self-realization, and understanding Krishna
as the supreme personality of Godhead. Their writing inspired me to read Bhagavad Gita which resulted in the writing of this book “6 Essential Life Management Skills from Bhagavad Gita”.
The Literature Times: The titles seem different and catchy; how you decided it? Please let us know the story behind it.
Author: Many people asked me what is there in Bhagavad Gita for students and those who are looking for a good career. Can knowledge of Bhagavad Gita help them in their personal life and professional career? So, this book is an answer to their questions. Bhagavad Gita is the recorded conversation between Arjuna and Lord Krishna which happened approximately 5000 years back in the battlefield of Kururkshetra. Bhagavad Gita has been a great source of timeless wisdom.
Studies show that 85% of Job Success comes from soft skills. Bhagavad Gita can be a great source to learn many soft skills. Skills learned with base from Bhagavad Gita will enable its reader to learn principles of spirituality. The principles of Bhagavad Gita along with these soft skills will be a perfect combinationation for their success in personal and professional life.
This book covers six essential life management skills from Bhagavad Gita with 20+ practice sessions. These skills are:
1. Listening skill: Arjuna was a great listener, he could assimilate 570+ shloka spoken by Lord Krishna and decide. This book provides practice sessions based on conversation between Arjuna and Lord Krishna to learn the basics of Listening skills..
2. Emotional intelligence: Arjuna was overpowered by emotional breakdown, but could easily overcome it by teachings of Lord Krishna. The students and working professionals enhance their emotional intelligence by reading this book.
3. Understanding people: This is a prime factor in dealing with people. We deal with people at home, school, office, and public places. Bhagavad Gita will give perfect guidance in understanding people.
4. Developing divine character: Good Characters are admired everywhere. It helps in building relationships, trust, and increases chances of success.
5. Acquiring the right attitude: Arjuna’s attitude towards life, its purpose, war, and everythings was fine tuned by Lord Krishna. Our attitude towards situations, people, and circumstances defines our success and happiness. Bhagavad Gita can help us build the right attitude.
6. SAP coaching model: Lord Krishna used SAP coaching model to motivate Arjuna to fix his goal and motivated him to strive for it. The book describes the SAP coaching model as used by Lord Krishna and discusses its utility in corporate settings for individual and professional growth.
The Literature Times: What are your achievements so far? Tell us something about your writing career.
Author: I have authored two books till now. My first book was on Education Ecosystem and the current book is focused towards students and working professionals to help them in their personal life and professional career.
The Literature Times: What is your current goal in writing a career? How do you see your future in writing?
Author: I am developing a passion towards sharing knowledge of Bhagavad Gita and therefore writing books will continue in future as well.
The Literature Times: Are there any other books being worked on by you? Please let us know about your future projects.
Author: I plan to write a few more books focused towards deriving knowledge from Bhagavad Gita.
The Literature Times: How you see Indian writing in the 21st century? What changes do you see in the modern way of writing? Do you feel it has been changed by the time?
Author: People love to share knowledge. They share their know-how on various social media platforms. Books are also a medium of sharing knowledge. The availability of self-publication via various platforms are providing opportunities to writers to live their dream of becoming an Author.