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The Bhagavad Gita

Author: Juan Mascaró
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2003, ©1962.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Bhagavad Gita is an intensely spiritual work that forms the cornerstone of the Hindu faith, and is also one of the masterpieces of Sanskrit poetry. It describes how, at the beginning of a mighty battle between the Pandava and Kaurava armies, the god Krishna gives spiritual enlightenment to the warrior, Arjuna, who realized that the true battle is for his own soul." "Juan Mascaro's translation of The Bhagavad  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Quick Ref. Collection
Sacred books
Translations
Translations into English
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Juan Mascaró
ISBN: 0140449183 9780140449181
OCLC Number: 50937475
Notes: The translation originally published: Harmondsworth : Penguin, 1962.- "Reprinted with new chronology, introduction and further reading"--Title page verso.
Description: lxiii, 85 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: The Bhagavad Gita 1.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Bhagavadgītā.
Responsibility: translated from the Sanskrit by Juan Mascaró with an introduction by Simon Brodbeck.

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"The Bhagavad Gita is an intensely spiritual work that forms the cornerstone of the Hindu faith, and is also one of the masterpieces of Sanskrit poetry. It describes how, at the beginning of a mighty battle between the Pandava and Kaurava armies, the god Krishna gives spiritual enlightenment to the warrior, Arjuna, who realized that the true battle is for his own soul." "Juan Mascaro's translation of The Bhagavad Gita captures the extraordinary aural qualities of the original Sanskrit. This edition features a new introduction by Simon Brodbeck, which discussed concepts such as dehin, prakriti and karma."--BOOK JACKET.

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