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The Bhagavad Gita: A Verse Translation

Geoffrey Parrinder


ISBN: 9781851689880
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A beautiful gift edition of the best known and most widely read Hindu scripture in the Western world
The Bhagavad Gita: A Verse Translation
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ISBN: 9781851689880
ANNOTATION:
A beautiful gift edition of the best known and most widely read Hindu scripture in the Western world

Annotation

A beautiful gift edition of the best known and most widely read Hindu scripture in the Western world

Publisher Description

The Bhagavad Gita is one of the most widely read Hindu scriptures in the Western world. Taking the form of a dialogue between the warrior Arjuna and the divine Krishna on the eve of battle, it is concerned with the most profound aspects of social and religious duty, and the relationship of human beings to God. In its eighteen short chapters it explores the spiritual struggle of the human soul and the search for both the true self and eternal life, culminating in an unparalleled vision of God the omnipotent.

Author Biography

Parrinder is Emeritus Professor of the Comparative Study of Religions at Kings College, London

Long Description

The Bhagavad Gita is one of the most widely read Hindu scriptures in the Western world. Taking the form of a dialogue between the warrior Arjuna and the divine Krishna on the eve of battle, it is concerned with the most profound aspects of social and religious duty, and the relationship of human beings to God. In its eighteen short chapters it explores the spiritual struggle of the human soul and the search for both the true self and eternal life, culminating in an unparalleled vision of God the omnipotent.

Promotional "Headline"

'As with so many of his books, Parrinder's translation (and brief commentary) on the Gita has stood the test of time ... the beginner will find this book the best translation, and even adepts cannot help but benefit from Parrinder's work. 'Martin Forward, Epworth Review

Product Details

Publisher
ONEWorld Publications
Edition Description
Revised
Language
English
Translator
Geoffrey Parrinder
ISBN-10
1851689885
ISBN-13
9781851689880
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
Residence
US
Author
Geoffrey Parrinder
Year
2013
Publication Date
2013-07-04
Pages
148
Short Title
BHAGAVAD GITA
Subtitle
A Verse Translation
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Audience
General/Trade