Ashtavakra Gita is a discourse by H. H. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on the dialogue that had taken place between King Janak and Ashtavakra, a great sage of his times. H. H. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has elaborated on the verses of Ashatavakra and presented them in a very manner that is not only very simple to understand but also applicable in our day to day lives with clarity and power that are rarely matched. Ashtavakra Gita is many times referred to as the highest knowledge on the planet. It is not meant for those who have never done any spiritual practice or meditated in life. The other great knowledge is The Bhagwad Gita was given amidst a great war, in time of strife and upheavelment. But Ashtavakra Gita was given in peace, in the serene environment of a royal palace.