The Bhagavad Gita has ratings and 12 reviews. David said: I read this in the midst of Bakker’s Prince of Nothing series. The PON series is a philosop. Bhagavad Gita has ratings and 12 reviews. The Bhagavad-Gita has been an essential text of Hindu culture in India since the time of its composition. The Bhagavad-Gita has 37 ratings and 3 reviews. Iffat said: I don’t know what took me so long to discover this gem. Growing up I had been so curious abou.

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I had to read it as part of my Philosophy class. I don’t recommend this book if barbarx want to really know about BG, because the translations of the verses is not good This can produce a significant distortion and misunderstanding of the meaning of the text. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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The Bhagavad Gita

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Cancel Forgot your password? Gregory Brown rated it liked it Jul 14, Ryan rated it it was amazing Jan 14, I picked this up because it is one vhagavad the essential texts of Hindu culture and I enjoy learning the history of culture and religions.

While this is a clear and elegant enough rendering, have we not yet reshaped Hinduism enough in the We Miller’s lyrical rendering of this masterpiece strives for accessibility and achieves it at the expense of specificity. Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: I really connected with the passages and beliefs in here – they made sense and made for good discussion. Select All Clear All Save to: Also as a vipassana meditator it unlocked doors to thoughts and theories I had played with in the past.

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Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Quotes from The Bhagavad Gita. If you want a somewhat annotated but not fully academic version, then the Easwaran and Radhakrishan versions are what I would recommend to you. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The state of mind required is not one of hatred rather it is about balance duty and mastering the roller coaster Tianqi Sun rated it it was amazing May 14, See all bhavavad.


Feb 18, Dan rated it it was amazing. It seems like this took an especially long time to read an average of under 7 pages per day barbaraa, for such a comparatively short book not quite pages, and most of those pages in miler stanzas with lots of blank page-spacebut this is among the many works on my list of “things to go back and read, or read again, that I didn’t read, or didn’t read as closely as I’d have liked, even though I was supposed to, back in college or whenever.

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I thoroughly enjoyed this translation. Basically this translation does a great job at introducing complete novices to the text and helping them understand it. Phantasies of a Love-Thief: The coward is ignoble, shameful, foreign to the ways of heaven. No trivia or quizzes yet.