The Ashtavakra Gita or Song of Ashtavakra is a classical text in the Advaita Vedanta tradition in the form of a dialogue between the sage Ashtavakra and Janaka, king of Mithila.
Ashtavakra Gita is a discourse on the dialogue that had taken place between King Janak and Ashtavakra, a great sage of his times. Elaboration on the verses of Ashatavakra and presents them in a manner which 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 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 are The Bhagwad Gita was given admist a great war, in time of strife and upheavelment. But Ashtavakra Gita was given in peace, in the serene environment of a royal palace.