Essay on My Favourite Book for School Students

Books are, no doubt, our best friend. They are food for thought. They console us in our sorrow and make us forget the worries of life.

Of all the books I have read, I like the Gita most. It is a holy book of the Hindus, but is universally acclaimed. It teaches us the importance of 'Karma'. It is a true guide, and a never-failing friend. I love to read it every morning. It is a store house of knowledge, wisdom and virtue. It teaches me the secret of success in life. It tells me the importance of self-effort, devotion to duty and good actions. It shows me light in the dark hours of life. It gives me peace of mind and true happiness. It says do your duty and let the God give you fruits for that.

It has been translated into many languages. The Hindus believe that if it is read at the time of death, it brings salvation I respect the Gita for its moral philosophy and true guidance.