Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot is a world famous absurd drama. On the other hand, Srimad Bhagavad Gita is a religious discourse given by Lord Krishna to his favourite disciple Arjuna in the battlefield of Kurukshetra around 5,000 years back. It is a prime Hindu scripture, containing 700 Sanskrit shlokas which lay out the ideal code of conduct for the man to live his life on Earth. The objective of this paper is to detect and underline the similarities between the teachings of Bhagavad Gita and Beckett’s Waiting for Godot.
Key words: Waiting for Godot, absurd drama, Srimad Bhagavad Gita, Krishna.