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Parasara Gita

Parasara Gita is a text attributed to Sage Parasara, father of Sage Veda Vyasa. This text stresses on the importance of dharma as the means to moksha – escape from the cycle of birth and death.

Parasara Gita states that in order to practice dharma, the mind must be pure and duly strengthened and steadied by association with everything that is good and noble, like good people and good thoughts, surroundings etc.

The text is believed to have been composed around 5th century BC.