The Bhagavad Gita: Or, the Sacred Lay; A Sanskrit Philosophical Poem
Publish date: July 27th 2001
Pages no: 216
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
, Asian Literature
, Indian Literature
The poetry is very beautiful. I have to admit that I liked the bits that were not philosophical more than the bits that were philosophical, but it is quite interesting.It serves as a good introduction to Hindu beliefs and is very very pretty. I am not sure that in the end it is not self contradict...
Incredible!An absolute Life-transformer!
A philosophical treatise presented as a discourse between Arjuna, a reluctant archer or the brink of war, and his chariotman, who turns out to be Krishna. Krishna gets most of the air time. The Bhagavad Gita was probably a separate discourse that was interpolated into the Mahabharata. On the positiv...
I'm rather fond of Eknath Easwaran's translations of ancient Indian texts.
Only gave it four because I haven't finished it yet.