What is equanimity? How to have a devoted mind? || Acharya Prashant, on Bhagavad Gita (2020)

October 17, 2020 | Acharya Prashant

Equanimity does not really mean giving equal importance or equal value to heat and cold, to happiness and sorrow. It is not about looking at day and night equally; it is not about looking at friend and foe equally.

It is about —not looking at these pairs of opposites at all. That’s equanimity.

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Acharya Prashant is an emerging champion of socio-spiritual awakening in the world today. An alumnus of IIT-Delhi and IIM-Ahmedabad, and a former Civil Services officer, Acharya Prashant is an acclaimed Speaker, Vedanta Teacher and author of over 50 books. Apart from that he wears various hats: a veganism promoter, an environmental activist, a science activist, a campaigner against superstition, and a champion of essential human freedom. Know More