Janmashtami (also known as Gokul Ashtami) is celebrated every year to mark the birth of Lord Krishna. Lord Krishna is known to be a preserver of Dharma and the one who destroyed Adharma.
On this day, Krishna’s devotees adorn his idol with flowers. Curd, milk and ‘Maakhan- white butter’ are also offered as a part of the ritual.
Lord Krishna dwells in the hearts of all beings. He epitomizes Universal Knowledge and the essence of all Vedic teachings.
Lord Krishna’s teachings are based on wisdom, love and intellect and are contained in the 700 verses of the Bhagavad Gita. Bhagavad Gita is a form of a guiding light that continues to enlighten people across ages. It helps you to get a better understanding of life and perform the corresponding actions.
His teachings are eternal and continue to be relevant among the previous as well as the coming generations. Here are some inspirational sayings by Lord Krishna on health and life-
- “A man is made by belief. As he believes. So he becomes.”
- “Calmness, gentleness, silence, self-restraint and purity: these are the disciplines of the mind.”
- “Your mind is your greatest friend if you control it. But your mind is your greatest enemy if it controls you.”
- “Little by little, day by day, what is meant for you will find its way.”
- “The soul who meditates on the Self is content to serve the Self and rests satisfied with the Self; there remains nothing more for him to accomplish.”
We should abide by these words of wisdom if we want to live a happy and fulfilling life. Perseverance and hard work remain the key factors if we want to accomplish anything in our lives. Whether it is our work life, personal life, or health, these sayings help us make the best out of any given difficulty or situation.
It is important to work hard towards attaining your goals and stay in the best of health. One should have a fixed workout regime and consume the right diet to keep one’s vitals in check. To stay healthy, you should also curb your cravings to consume unhealthy food. Eat the right food and in the right quantity and also stay hydrated.
Along with good physical health, you should also keep your mental health in check. Keep your stress levels under control to keep your sugar levels in the controlled range. Practice meditation or yoga to stay calm and focused. You can even make use of incense sticks to relax your senses.
If you are able to channelise your energies and actions according to the teachings of Lord Krishna, you can truly live a fulfilling life. His wisdom can pull you through the toughest of times. Live a more powerful and insightful life by getting a better understanding of your own self.