A Queen Understands Bhagavad Gita!!

Sanmargam

…like how!!!

There lived a Queen who wanted to understand Bhagavad Gita – its essence.

‘How many shloka’s (verses) make up the
Gita?’ She asked a Pundit at her court.

‘700, my lady,’ he said.

She summoned the minister: ‘Kindly get 700 gold coins ready from the treasury. Tomorrow as the venerable Pundit here explains each shloka, he be given a gold coin. That makes it 700 coins.’

700 gold coins for him? The Pundit was elated at his good fortune. He returned home in high spirits and pulled out all his notes for perusal so he may best explain the shloka’s to the Queen.

Next day he made it to the royal court
at the appointed time. His eyes popped on seeing before him the pile of
glittering gold coins on a plate.

He mentally prayed to Lord Krishna to be on his side and help him out in…

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