and the Bhagavad Gita are two most important source books of Vedanta. It is a remarkable
achievement of intellectual imaginationit would not be
incorrect to call it inspirationthat the rule of law in science was anticipated in
the ancient Hindu scriptures. The God of Vedanta is not an anthropomorphic creation with
human capriciousness and desire for power-a conception against which the veriest tyro in
modern science can launch a successful attack.
sovereignty is explained in the Bhagavad Gita in language, which anticipates and meets the
difficulties that modern science raises against religious cosmology.
According to the Bhagavad Gita, the sovereignty of God is
exercised in and through the unchangeable law of cause and effect, that is, through what
we call thelaws of nature. All this world is pervaded by Me in form unmanifest; all beings
abide in Me, but I stand apart from them.