Bhagavadgita

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Sir Edwin Arnold
Courier Dover Publications, 1899 - Philosophy - 97 pages
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The Bhagavadgita is part of the great Indian epic the Mahabharata, and it is one of the major religious documents of the world, occupying in Hinduism a position not unlike the Sermon on the Mount in Christianity. One of the most celebrated treasures of world literature as well, it is in the form of a poetic dialogue between the epic's hero, Arjuna, and his friend Krishna, believed to be an incarnation of God.
The dialogue, which takes place on the eve of an historic battle, probes the nature of God and what man should do to reach him. As the Bhagavadgita unfolds, this majestic poem provides a fascinating synopsis of the religious thought and experience of India through the ages. This edition offers the classic English verse translation by Sir Edwin Arnold (1832-1904), long admired for its evocation of the true feeling of the original poetry.
Dover (1993) republication of a standard edition. Explanatory footnotes.
  

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i thought it will bd knowledge shared by krishna to arjuna as name suggests bhagwad gita bt its d worst and not3rd 4th grade book written by somesir edwin idiot total nonsense like an essay , away from story only impressive cover page total waist of time money . Read full review

Contents

The Distress of Arjuna
1
The Book of Doctrines
6
Virtue in Work
15
The Religion of Knowledge
20
Religion by Renouncing Fruit of Works
25
Religion by SelfRestraint
29
Religion by Discernment
35
Religion by Devotion to the One Supreme God
39
The Manifesting of the One and Manifold
53
The Religion of Faith
65
Religion by Separation of Matter and Spirit
68
Religion by Separation from the Qualities
73
Religion by Attaining the Supreme
77
The Separateness of the Divine and Undivine
81
Religion by the Threefold Kinds of Faith
85
Religion by Deliverance and Renunciation
89

Religion by the Kingly Knowledge and the Kingly Mystery
43
Religion by the Heavenly Perfections
48

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