A spiritual text is perhaps the last place one would seek for leadership advice. However, the Bhagavad Gita is one of the earliest examples of a leadership text we can find.

The Bhagavad Gita of comprises about 700 verses and is a part of the ancient Indian classic, The Mahabharata. While The Mahabharata centers on the power struggle between two groups of royal cousins and their battle in Kurukshetra in North India.

The Bhagavad Gita presents the counsel of Krishna to Arjuna in the battlefield.

The Bhagavad Gita has largely been studied in the contexts of philosophy, theology and literature. However, if we look closely, the wisdom of the Bhagavad Gita contains numerous leadership lessons, which are relevant to personal and organizational leadership practices.

One reason the Bhagavad Gita is such a powerful text is because it is an action text, and the focus is all on practice. The other reason, as importantly, is if you pick up this text at different points of time in your leadership and life, it will reveal itself to you in different ways. 

After two extremely successful series, we are back with the third series on Leadership Lessons from the Bhagavad Gita. For the second series, we had over 1200 people registered from 23 different countries of the world.

Like in the last two series, Sameer Dua will interpret the Bhagavad Gita from the Generative Leadership lens and draw out powerful practices that have the potential to shift your life and leadership impact.

Why should you attend?

 

  • To get a powerful Generative Leadership perspective to the Bhagavad Gita. These sessions will enable you to become aware of what truly matters to you, and awaken you to your inherent power of creation.
  • The context of these sessions will be your life and your leadership, and not religion at all.
  • Each webinar will be bite-sized and we will discuss one leadership lesson from the Bhagavad Gita each time. You will observe from the lessons that these will be simple, and yet not trivial, seemingly obvious, and yet blind to many.
  • At the end of the webinar, we will convert the leadership lesson into a doable practice so that you can get into action, rather than let this be some session to gain just more knowledge.

How much does it cost?


Nothing. It is absolutely free of cost. There are no hidden charges. All you need to do is register for the program to receive the log-in details. If you do register, then we will expect that you arrive 5 minutes before start, and definitely not after the scheduled time.

Sessions Covered in Series I


Session 1: The Dharma Conversation

Session 2: Blowing of the Conch

Session 3: The Disempowered Leader

Session 4: Get Up and Act

Session 5: When was I less by failing?

Session 6: Change Alone is the Changeless Law

Session 7: You are Perfect

Session 8: The Power to Manifest, Think and Change

Session 9: Dharma and the Body

Session 10: Fighting the Righteous War

Session 11: Your Honour Lies in Actions

Sessions Covered in Series II


Session 1: Wisdom Through Action

Session 2: Expanding your Capacity to Act and to Generate Outcomes

Session 3: Putting Your Attention on Your Attention

Session 4: The Real Meaning of Fruit-of-Action

Session 5: The Two-Fold Path

Session 6: What Game Are You Playing?

Session 7: Going Beyond the Mire of Delusion

Session 8: Being a Leader of Steady Wisdom

Session 9: Moving from Attachment to Commitment

Session 10: Bringing Illumination

The 18 Chapters of the Bhagavad Gita

Chapter 1: The Yoga of Despondency of Arjuna

Chapter 2: The Yoga of Knowledge

Chapter 3: The Yoga of Action

Chapter 4: The Yoga of Renunciation of Action with Knowledge

Chapter 5: The Yoga of Renunciation of Action

Chapter 6: The Yoga of Meditation

Chapter 7: The Yoga of Wisdom and Knowledge

Chapter 8: The Yoga of Imperishable Brahman

Chapter 9: The Yoga of Royal Knowledge and Royal Secret

Chapter 10: The Yoga of Divine Manifestation

Chapter 11: The Yoga of the Vision of the Universal Form

Chapter 12: The Yoga of Devotion

Chapter 13: The Yoga of the Field and the Knower of the Field

Chapter 14: The Yoga of Gunas

Chapter 15: The Yoga of the Supreme Spirit

Chapter 16: The Yoga of Divine and Devilish Estates

Chapter 17: The Yoga of Three Fold Faith

Chapter 18: The Yoga of Liberation Through Renunciation

Program Schedule

This is an on-going session and is held every Thursday 

Timing:

8.30 pm to 9.30 pm Indian Time

4.00 pm to 5.00 pm London Time

11.00 am to 12.00 pm Eastern Time

Sameer Dua -

Webinar Leader

  • Over 26 years of experience in the field of management and leadership education
  • Top 30 Emerging Global Thinkers by Thinkers50
  • Founder, Institute for Generative Leadership, India
  • Founder and Chief Curator, India Business Literature Festival
  • Author of two bestselling books:
  • Declaring Breakdowns
  • Become
  • Leadership faculty member, Naval War College
  • Set up and lead institutions in India and in the UK, and worked with top global universities from the US and the UK.
  • Clients include: Mercedes Benz, John Deere, Siemens, NetApp, T-Systems, BMC Software, Jungheinrich, Elringklinger, Wipro, ResourcePro, Amdocs, Schaeffler, Faurecia, Volvo, Reliance, amongst many others
  • Received the Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Business Tycoon Award 2017 by Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Oldest, leading, largest and apex chamber of commerce and industry of India), Bangalore Chapter
  • Founder and Chief Catalyst, Gift Your Organ Foundation (GYO)
  • Pursuing his Doctor of Philosophy
  • TEDx Speaker

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