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The Bhagavad Gita, “The Song of the Lord,” is probably the best known of all the Indian scriptures, and Easwarans clear, accessible translation is the best-selling edition. The Gita opens dramatically, with prince Arjuna collapsing in anguish on the brink of a war that he doesnt want to fight. Arjuna has lost his way on the battlefield of life, and turns to his spiritual guide, Sri Krishna, the Lord himself. Krishna replies in 700 verses of sublime instruction on living and dying, loving and working, and the nature of the soul.

This book includes an extensive and very readable introduction, which places the Gita in its historical setting, explains the key concepts, and brings out the universality of its teachings. Individual chapter introductions prepare the reader for the main themes, and notes, a Sanskrit glossary, and an index are included.

Although the battlefield is a perfect backdrop, for Easwaran the Gitas subject is the war within, the struggle for self-mastery that every human being must wage. Arjunas dilemma is acutely modern, and the Gitas message remains as relevant for us now as it was for ancient India.

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In the Bhagavad Gita, Prince Arjuna asks direct, uncompromising  questions of his spiritual guide on the eve of a great battle. In  this expanded edition of the most famous —and popular — of Indian  criptures, Eknath Easwaran contextualizes
the book culturally and historically and explains the key concepts of Hindu religious thought and the technical vocabulary of yoga. Chapter introductions, notes, and a glossary help readers understand the books message. Most importantly, this translation uses simple, clear language to impart the poetry, universality, and timelessness of the Gitas teachings.

Synopsis:

In the Bhagavad Gita, Prince Arjuna asks direct, uncompromising  questions of his spiritual guide on the eve of a great battle. In  this expanded edition of the most famous —and popular — of Indian  criptures, Eknath Easwaran contextualizes
the book culturally and historically and explains the key concepts of Hindu religious thought and the technical vocabulary of yoga. Chapter introductions, notes, and a glossary help readers understand the book’s message. Most importantly, this translation uses simple, clear language to impart the poetry, universality, and timelessness of the Gita’s teachings.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781586380199
Author:
Easwaran, Eknath
Publisher:
Nilgiri Press
Subject:
Eastern
Subject:
Hinduism
Subject:
Hinduism - General
Subject:
Spiritual life -- Hinduism.
Subject:
Hinduism - Sacred Writings
Subject:
Religion Eastern-Hinduism-Sacred Writings
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Second Edition
Series:
Classic of Indian Spirituality
Publication Date:
20070531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
296
Dimensions:
8.13 x 5 in 12 oz

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In the Bhagavad Gita, Prince Arjuna asks direct, uncompromising  questions of his spiritual guide on the eve of a great battle. In  this expanded edition of the most famous —and popular — of Indian  criptures, Eknath Easwaran contextualizes
the book culturally and historically and explains the key concepts of Hindu religious thought and the technical vocabulary of yoga. Chapter introductions, notes, and a glossary help readers understand the books message. Most importantly, this translation uses simple, clear language to impart the poetry, universality, and timelessness of the Gitas teachings.
"Synopsis" by ,
In the Bhagavad Gita, Prince Arjuna asks direct, uncompromising  questions of his spiritual guide on the eve of a great battle. In  this expanded edition of the most famous —and popular — of Indian  criptures, Eknath Easwaran contextualizes
the book culturally and historically and explains the key concepts of Hindu religious thought and the technical vocabulary of yoga. Chapter introductions, notes, and a glossary help readers understand the book’s message. Most importantly, this translation uses simple, clear language to impart the poetry, universality, and timelessness of the Gita’s teachings.
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