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The Bhagavad Gita
by Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa

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The Bhagavad Gita by Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Overview

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 realizes that the true battle is for his own soul. Juan M 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 realizes that the true battle is for his own soul. Juan Mascaró'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 discusses concepts such as dehin, prakriti and karma.

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Krishna Dvaipāyana Vyāsa, also known as Vyāsa or Veda-Vyāsa (वेदवयास, the one who classified the Vedas into four parts) is a central and revered figure in most Hindu traditions. He is traditonally regarded as the author of the Mahābhārata, although it is also widely held that he only composed the core of the epic, the Bhārata. A significant portion of the epic later was only added in later centuri

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Original Title भगवद्गीता [Bhagavadgītā] ISBN 0140449183 (ISBN13: 9780140449181 ) Edition Language English Characters Arjuna, Krishna, Sanjaya, King Dhrtarastra, Dhrstadyumna...more , Dronacharya...less setting India (681)