If the Upanishads are the textbooks of philosophical principles discussing man, world and God, the Geeta is a handbook of instructions as to how every human being can come to live the subtle philosophical principles of Vedanta in the actual work-a-day world.
The Geeta is a bouquet composed of the beautiful flowers of spiritual truths collected from the Upanishads .
Geetam means song . The simplest union of Dhatu (music or swara) and Matu (words or sahitya) is known as Geeta. Geetas are the simplest of Carnatic [[w:Melodies|melodies.