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Dharma is the moral law that Hindus follow throughout life Through the teachings of Bhagavad Gita one can find the right way of living and the correct attitude for every situation In Hinduism the sacred song of God was composed about 200 BC and incorporated into the Sanskrit epic Mahabharata It contains a discussion between Krishna and the Indian hero Arjuna on human nature and the purpose of life This song of God is the Bhagavad-Gita Gita According to the Gita Dharma is the purpose of life Hindu Dharma popularly called Hinduism is the religion of over a billion Hindus who mostly live in India but have large populations in many other countries Hindu Dharma is also known as Vaidika Dharma meaning religion of the Vedas the ancient Hindu scriptures The original name of Hindu Dharma is Santana Dharma or universal religion Unlike other religions Hindu Dharma did not originate from a single person a single book or at a single point in time The foundations of this oldest surviving religion were laid by ancient rishis or sages who taught their disciples the eternal principles of life they had discovered through their meditations The rishis did not claim authorship of these spiritual principles Although some names are mentioned in scriptures nobody knows exactly who these people were or when they lived Thus Hindu Dharma is essentially a religion of principles rather than persons Hindu Dharma is analogous to a fruit tree with its roots representing the Vedas and the Upanishads the thick trunk symbolizing the spiritual experiences of numerous sages and saints its branches representing various theological traditions and the fruit itself in different shapes and sizes symbolizing various sects and sub sectsIntroduction According to Gita the path of devotion is the easiest path to finding God With worship and meditation people can find God Along with worship action is required Action is the way of surviving but it should not bind the person
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