The Bhagavad Gita

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Penguin, 25 de febr. 2003 - 160 pàgines
The eighteen chapters of The Bhagavad Gita (c. 500 b.c.), the glory of Sanskrit literature, encompass the whole spiritual struggle of a human soul. Its three central themes—love, light, and life—arise from the symphonic vision of God in all things and of all things in God.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
 

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Review: The Bhagavad Gita

Revisió d'Usuari  - Caroline - Goodreads

This was a fantastic read! It's short and quick. I read a translation by Eknath Easwaran that was very approachable. But for the relative ease, this work has a lot of fascinating insights. I found ... Llegeix la ressenya completa

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Revisió d'Usuari  - Himanshu Chawale - Goodreads

We are kept from our goal, not by obstacles, but by a clear path to a lesser goal. Llegeix la ressenya completa

Continguts

Acknowledgements
vii
Further Reading
xxxi
A Note on the Translation
lxiii
Copyright

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Sobre l'autor (2003)

Juan Mascaró taught at Oxford University, Parameshvara College at Jaffna, the University of Barcelona, and Cambridge University. He also translated The Dhammapada and The Upanishads for Penguin Classics. He died in 1987.

 

Simon Brodbeck studied at the Universities of Cambridge and London and completed a Ph.D. thesis on The Bhagavad Gita at the School of Oriental and African Studies.

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