Famed Hollywood director David Lynch frequently tweets Bhagavad-Gita

via http://www.punjabnewsline.com/content/view/19963/127/ published on October 25, 2009

NEVADA(USA): Oscar nominated David Lynch (Mulholland Dr.) frequently tweets verses from ancient Hindu scripture Bhagavad-Gita.

Here are some examples of Lynch’s tweets: “You have control over action alone, never over its fruits. Live not for the fruits of action, nor attach yourself to inaction”, “These bodies come to an end; But that vast embodied Self is ageless, fathomless, eternal”.


Acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has urged other Hollywood celebrities also to explore Bhagavad-Gita, which considers the nature of action, the religious and social duty, the human relationship to God, the means of liberation, the nature of sacrifice, etc. It would bring meaning to the life of celebrities, Zed, who is president of Universal Society of Hinduism, adds.


David Keith Lynch, 63, whom some bestow “Best of Twitter” title, is a Hollywood filmmaker who maintains a strong cult following and has directed Mulholland Dr., Blue Velvet, The Elephant Man, Wild at Heart, The Straight Story, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me, etc.


Bhagavad-Gita, often considered the epitome of Hinduism, is a philosophical and intensely spiritual poem containing 700 verses in 18 chapters. Twitter is a free micro-blogging and social networking service to send/read text-based posts (tweets) of up to 140 characters. Jack Dorsey is the chairman.

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