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The Gita addresses a major challenge and sets out to resolve it in the course of its teachings. If we understood the nature of a major challenge and all its factors, it would help us figure out how to face them as we set out to resolve them.
Plenty of research has been done on depression and its dark allies disappointment, despair, dejection and despondence, but here I want to throw light on the subject from the perspective of the Bhagavad Gita and to pinpoint the steps it suggests to work a way out of these dark recesses of our consciousness.
India's Constitution is regarded as one of the sturdiest and most comprehensive in the world, and we are hailed as a truly secular democracy. But a few critical questions need to be posed: Are Indians obsessed with religion? Are politics and religion connected?