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The Bhagavad Gita

Author: Easwaran Eknath
Publisher: Tomales, CA : Nilgiri Press, 2007.
Series: Classics of Indian spirituality.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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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 scriptures, 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Sacred books
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Easwaran Eknath
ISBN: 9781586380199 1586380192
OCLC Number: 123378852
Language Note: Includes translations from Sanskrit.
Notes: Previously published: c1985.
Includes index.
Description: 294 p. ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Classics of Indian spirituality.
Other Titles: Bhagavadgītā.
Responsibility: introduced & translated by Eknath Easwaran.
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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 scriptures, 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.--From publisher description.

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