The Bhagavad Gita: A Verse Translation

The Bhagavad Gita: A Verse Translation

by Geoffrey Parrinder
     
 

The Bhagavad Gita is one of the most widely read Hindu scriptures in the Western world. Taking the form of a dialogue between the warrior Arjuna and the divine Krishna on the eve of battle, it is concerned with the most profound aspects of social and religious duty, and the relationship of human beings to God. In its eighteen short chapters it explores the

Overview


The Bhagavad Gita is one of the most widely read Hindu scriptures in the Western world. Taking the form of a dialogue between the warrior Arjuna and the divine Krishna on the eve of battle, it is concerned with the most profound aspects of social and religious duty, and the relationship of human beings to God. In its eighteen short chapters it explores the spiritual struggle of the human soul and the search for both the true self and eternal life, culminating in an unparalleled vision of God the omnipotent.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781851689880
Publisher:
Oneworld Publications
Publication date:
07/30/2013
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
757,004
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author


Geoffrey Parrinder (1910–2005) was a professor of comparative religion at the University of London. A prolific writer, he helped promote better understanding between different faiths.

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