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Song of God : Bhagavad-gita (44 Edition)

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The Bhagavad-Gita is the Gospel of Hinduism, and one of the great religious classics of the world. Its simple, vivid message is a daily inspiration in the lives of millions throughout the world and has been so for countless generations.

Here is a distinguished translation that can be read by every person, not as an archaic monument to an ancient culture, but as a living contemporary message that touches the most urgent personal and social problems.

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This timeless epic of Hindu faith is the source of daily inspiration for millions of people throughout the world. Its simple, vivid message is translated into clear, accessible English by the acclaimed novelist Christopher Isherwood and his teacher Swami Prabhavananda.

Synopsis:

The timeless epic of Hindu faith contains a simple, vivid message of daily inspiration for millions throughout the world. This powerful, beautiful scripture is translated into clear, meaningful English which can be read as a living contemporary message that touches the most urgent personal and social problems. (July)

Table of Contents

Bhagavad-Gita Translators' Preface

Introduction by Aldous Huxley

Gita and Mahabharata

Bhagavad-Gita

I. The Sorrow of Arjuna

II. The Yoga of Knowledge

III. Karma Yoga

IV. Renunciation Through Knowledge

V. The Yoga of Renunciation

VI. The Yoga of Meditation

VII. Knowledge and Experience

VIII. The Way to Eternal Brahman

IX. The Yoga of Mysticism

X. Divine Glory

XI. The Vision of God in His Universal Form

XII. The Yoga of Devotion

XIII. The Field and Its Knower

XIV. The Three Gunas

XV. Devotion to the Supreme Spirit

XVI. Divine and Demonic Tendencies

XVII. Three Kinds of Faith

XVIII. The Yoga of Renunciation

Appendix I

The Cosmology of the Gita

Appendix II

The Gita and War

Product Details

ISBN:
9780451528445
Translator:
Prabhavananda, Swami
Translator:
Isherwood, Christopher
Translator:
Prabhavananda, Swami
Translator:
Isherwood, Christopher
Introduction:
Huxley, Aldous
Author:
Huxley, Aldous
Author:
Prabhavananda, Swami
Author:
Isherwood, Christopher
Author:
Anonymous
Introduction:
Huxley, Aldous
Publisher:
Signet Classics
Subject:
Hinduism
Subject:
Hinduism - General
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
General Religion
Subject:
Hinduism - Sacred Writings
Subject:
Religion Eastern-Hinduism-Sacred Writings
Edition Description:
MM Picture Book
Series:
Signet Classics (Hardcover)
Publication Date:
20020731
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
6.96x4.24x.41 in. .17 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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"Synopsis" by , This timeless epic of Hindu faith is the source of daily inspiration for millions of people throughout the world. Its simple, vivid message is translated into clear, accessible English by the acclaimed novelist Christopher Isherwood and his teacher Swami Prabhavananda.
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