The An ancient Indian scripture, known as the Chhandogya Upanishad, refers to a similar incident when it describes a group of people who do not know a particular tract of land very well, but wander about and pass over a hidden hoard of gold, time and again, without ever finding it. The Upanishad makes the point that we have a much greater treasure hidden within ourselves, our own divinity, of which we are all too often completely ignorant.
In this amazing book, The Mine Field, Swami Venkatesananda discusses the thirteenth chapter of the Bhagavad Gita. The subject of the chapter is ‘the field’ and ‘the knower of the field’.
by Swami Venkatesananda