Bhagwad Gita versus ‘The Secret’

The following is an excerpt from a samvaad (dialogue) session with Acharya Prashant.

Questioner (Q): The Bhagavad Gita says, “Don’t focus on the outcome of your work,” but the book entitled ‘The Secret’ says, “Visualize a positive outcome of your work.” Which of these is true?

Acharya Prashant (AP): You are comparing fine apples with rotten oranges.

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Author and Vedanta Teacher | acharyaprashant.org

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Acharya Prashant

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Author and Vedanta Teacher | acharyaprashant.org

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