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The Bhagavadgita is part of the great Indian epic the Mahabharata, and it is one of the major religious documents of the world, occupying in Hinduism a position not unlike the Sermon on the Mount in Christianity. One of the most celebrated treasures of world literature as well, it is in the form of a poetic dialogue between the epic's hero, Arjuna, and his friend Krishna, believed to be an incarnation of God.

The dialogue, which takes place on the eve of an historic battle, probes the nature of God and what man should do to reach him. As the Bhagavadgita unfolds, this majestic poem provides a fascinating synopsis of the religious thought and experience of India through the ages. This edition offers the classic English verse translation by Sir Edwin Arnold (1832-1904), long admired for its evocation of the true feeling of the original poetry.

Dover (1993) republication of a standard edition. Explanatory footnotes.

Synopsis:

Part of the great Indian epic the Mahabharata, the Bhagavadgita probes Hindu concepts of the nature of God and what man should do to reach him. Translation by Sir Edwin Arnold. Explanatory footnotes.

Synopsis:

Written in the form of a poetic dialogue, it probes Hindu concepts of the nature of God and what man should do to reach him, providing a fascinating synopsis of the religious thought and experience of India through the ages. This edition offers the classic English verse translation by Sir Edwin Arnold (1832–1904). Explanatory footnotes.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486277820
Translator:
Arnold, Edwin
Author:
Arnold, Edwin
Translator:
Arnold, Sir Edwin
Author:
Arnold, Sir Edwin
Author:
Dover Thrift Editions
Author:
Vyasa
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York, NY
Subject:
Inspirational
Subject:
Comparative Religion
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Eastern
Subject:
Hinduism
Subject:
Buddhism
Subject:
Inspirational and devotional works
Subject:
Buddhism - General
Subject:
Eastern - General
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Hinduism - General
Subject:
Religion Eastern-Buddhism
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Unabridged.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Abridged:
Y
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions
Series Volume:
#11
Publication Date:
19931031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.21 lb
Age Level:
from 14

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Part of the great Indian epic the Mahabharata, the Bhagavadgita probes Hindu concepts of the nature of God and what man should do to reach him. Translation by Sir Edwin Arnold. Explanatory footnotes.

"Synopsis" by ,
Written in the form of a poetic dialogue, it probes Hindu concepts of the nature of God and what man should do to reach him, providing a fascinating synopsis of the religious thought and experience of India through the ages. This edition offers the classic English verse translation by Sir Edwin Arnold (1832–1904). Explanatory footnotes.

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