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Song Celestial or Bhagavad-gita : From the Mahabharata (Hardcover)

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First published in 1909, this book presents an English translation of chapters 25-42 of the Bhishma Parva from the epic Sanskrit poem Mahabharata — better known as the Bhagavad-Gita, reckoned as one of the "Five Jewels" of Devanagari literature. The plot consists of a dialogue between Prince Arjuna and Krishna, the Supreme Deity, in a war-chariot prior to a great battle. The conversation that takes place unfolds a philosophical system which remains the prevailing Brahmanic belief, blending the doctrines of Kapila, Patanjali, and the Vedas. Building on a number of preceding translations, this highly-regarded poetic interpretation provides a major work of literature in an accessible popular form.

Number of Pages: 125
Genre: Literary Collections, Literary Criticism
Series Title: Routledge Revivals
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Language: English
Street Date: December 26, 2016
TCIN: 51632138
UPC: 9781138289673
Item Number (DPCI): 248-26-8009
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