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"The most important, the most influential, and the most luminous of all Hindu scriptures." --R.C. Zaehner

The Bhagavad Gita (in Sanskrit, "Song of the Lord") is the most famous poem in all of Hindu literature and part of the Mahabharata, the Indian epic masterpeice.  The Gita consists of a dialogue between Lord Krishna and Prince Arjuna on the morning of a climactic battle.  Krishna provides Prince Arjuna with the spiritual means to understand his own nature so that he can take action and prevail.

Of course the larger canvas painted in the poetry is that of the moral universe of Hinduism.  As Eknath Easwaran, one of the world's premier teachers of meditation and spirituality, notes "The Gita does not present a system of philosophy.  It offers something to every seeker after God, of whatever temperament, by whatever path.  The reason for this universal appeal is that it is basically practical: it is a handbook for self-realization and a guide to action."

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Eknath Easwaran is the founder of the Blue Mountain Center of Meditation in northern California and the author of such notable books on meditation as Your Life is Your Message and Take Your Time.

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ISBN:
9780375705557
Translator:
Easwaran, Eknath
Publisher:
Vintage
Translator:
Easwaran, Eknath
Author:
Easwaran, Eknath
Location:
New York
Subject:
Hinduism
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Bhagavadgita
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Hinduism - General
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Hinduism - Sacred Writings
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Religion Eastern-Hinduism-Sacred Writings
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Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage Spiritual Classics
Series Volume:
034
Publication Date:
20000425
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8.05x5.22x.66 in. .40 lbs.

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