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The Bhagavad Gita : a new translation

Author: George Thompson
Publisher: New York : North Point Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The Bhagavad Gita, a small section of the massive Sanskrit epic the Mahabharata, is one of the central texts of Indian culture and philosophy, and one of the great works of world literature. It has been translated into English many times since 1785, and has had a profound influence in America, beginning with the transcendentalists and continuing today. It is taught in introductory world literature, religion, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Sacred works
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Thompson
ISBN: 9780865477445 0865477442
OCLC Number: 180751478
Description: xlvii, 106 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Bhagavadgītā.
Responsibility: George Thompson.
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