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The Bhagavad Gita : the song of God retold in simplified English

Author: Edward Viljoen
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Essentials, [2019]
Series: The essential wisdom library
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"The Bhagavad Gita: The Song of God Retold in Simplified English is the latest title in the Essential Wisdom Library. This unique edition of the timeless epic is designed to be accessible for readers without any prior experience of Hinduism. Not simply a translation of the original, Viljoen has simplified and restated the Gita's complex ideas, so that a first-time reader can fully appreciate the scope and beauty of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Paraphrases
Paraphrases, English
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Viljoen
ISBN: 9781250204714 1250204712
OCLC Number: 1107130775
Description: 126 pages
Contents: What you should know about the Bhagavad Gita --
Bhagavad Gita's cast of characters --
The Bhagavad Gita: a paraphrase --
The backstory from the Mahabharata --
A book of war for times of peace --
The path of devotion: Bhakti yoga --
Hindu spiritual worldview --
I accept it all as intended for me.
Series Title: The essential wisdom library
Other Titles: Bhagavadgītā.
Responsibility: Edward Viljoen.

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An approachable retelling of the Bhagavad Gita for the modern reader - using contemporary language to bring this inspiring work to life.  Read more...

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