Bhagavad Gita (Classics of Indian Spirituality), The

In the Bhagavad Gita, Prince Arjuna asks direct, uncompromising  questions of his spiritual guide on the eve of a great battle. In  this best-selling and expanded edition of the most famous --and popular -- of Indian scriptures, Eknath Easwaran contextualizes the book culturally and historically and explains the key concepts of Hindu religious thought and the technical vocabulary of yoga. Chapter introductions, notes, and a glossary help readers understand the book's message. Most importantly, this translation uses simple, clear language to impart the poetry, universality, and timelessness of the Gita's teachings.


Reviewed: 2016-01-17
Reading this online using Google Books. One of the most abstract of spiritual books, Easwaran has done a marvellous job of translating this into the language of the layman. All my previous attempts at digesting this complex work came to nought but now I would say that this should be your "User Manual for Better Living".
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