Gita for Children
Volume 2 Issue 18 Oct 2004 Serial Articles

That is why Gandhi always used to declare, “There is a Moral Law that governs the Universe.”

We must be moral because that is the only way we can be true to our real nature. We all have come from God; how then can we afford to be immoral? As Swami asks, “How can you don the form of a human and be a cheat or inhuman?” Whether we like it or not, mankind can no longer afford to run away from morality as it appears to be doing at present. This is precisely where the Gita becomes relevant. It teaches man how to follow Dharma in life, and that is what makes the Gita so very important.

Notwithstanding all this, people who try to conduct classes of this nature do face some problems. After a while students readily agree that morality is needed in Society, but when it comes to their own lives, they are not ready to stop being selfish. They give many interesting arguments like:

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