Janamasthmi 2018: 10 teachings of Lord Krishna that will help you to attain peace
Janamasthmi 2018 is around the corner. It would be celebrated on September 2 in most of the cities of India. Janamasthmi celebrates the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna, the eight avataar of Lord Vishnu. Janamasthmi 2018 will be celebrated on the 8th day of Krishna Paksha of the month of Shravan in Hindu calendar. His devotees observe fast until midnight when Krishna is believed to have been born. Lord Krishna was Arjun’s mentor. He had taught him some very important life lessons.
With the advent of time, the essence of his teachings is fading away. As Janamasthmi 2018 is around the corner, we bring to a bucket list of life lessons taught by Lord Krishna.
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Here are 10 teachings of Lord Krishna that will help you to attain peace in life
1. Always think with a Calm Mind
Lord Krishna says the mind is restless and difficult to restrain. But you can keep it calm by continuous spiritual practice. The first step towards gaining clarity about any situation is to keep your mind calm and clear. Although the process takes a lot of effort, it is not impossible. One way is meditation and another way is distancing yourself from the situation not physically but mentally.
2. Be Ready for Change
Change is permanent in this world. There would times when you will feel lethargic and bored. At that time, change your direction, give yourself a new challenge. This will give you a boost. To break the monotony and to boost your creativity changing your direction is important.
3. Set your Standards High
Once you have decided on your course of action, set your standards high. Benchmark your success and then create newer highs. The greatest achievers keep pushing themselves for gaining a greater level of mastery.
4. Treat everyone equally
To make your life easy, treat everyone equal. Lord Krishna says to treat everyone with the same lens of impartiality. You should not discriminate against people on the grounds of their caste, creed, and color.
5. Add ‘Me time’ to De-Stress
Stress is common in this era. People have become intolerant. Lord Krishna says people who distance themselves from comparison and envy are dear to him. If you want to de-stress yourself, then you should invest more in Me time.
6 Never Give up on what you love
Whether its a person or a dream, one should never give up on the things that he or she loves. Lord Krishna had a deep love for flute and he never gave up on it.
7 Unconditional love is the key
Lord Krishna says unconditional love is the key to ultimate peace. Set yourself free. Love people with a pure heart and things will automatically happen.
8 Keep a Smile
Happiness comes from within your circumstances doesn’t define you. So always keep smiling. Happiness is a journey it is not a destination
9 Value for your friends
He valued his friendship. His love for Sudhama was pure. He never differentiated between poor and rich. Lord Krishna says that you should always value your friendship.
10 Help people to evolve with your knowledge
You should always help others to evolve with the help of your knowledge. Don’t give up on people easily. Give them space, they might surprise you from their change.
There is so much that you can learn from Lord Krishna. His teachings can help you to attain peace and can make your life easy. There are so many other lessons too, so if you want to add something, feel free post a comment in the comment section below.