Reinterpretation of Amish Tripathi's Shiva Triology with Selected Verses of Bhagwat Gita

Rakhi Deshmukh, Jaya Dwivedi
2017 Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities  
This paper explores the traits of leadership in Shiva Trilogy with special reference to Bhagwat Gita. A review of literature in this field shows that several studies have been done in the area of virtuous leadership development from various perspectives; however very few have been done to integrate the Bhagavad-Gita and any piece of literature like Shiva Trilogy by Amish Tripathi. As a result, this paper not only fills the gap in the literature of virtuous leadership development, but also
more » ... es some significance and insights on virtues and ethical development from the ancient Indian philosophical perspective. Unlike most of the outside-in western concepts unify with virtues, this research provides an inside-out approach to leadership where Shiva sets the traits of virtuous leader and Bhagwat Gita enlightens the path for achieving the same. If the virtues coupled with theoretical foundations are developed by present leaders it will enable them to define their leadership roles in a transformational manner with competence and wisdom, as Lord Shiva does in Shiva Trilogy.
doi:10.21659/rupkatha.v8n4.17 fatcat:75chicdflrbhjc35apbhdtn7je