The Bhagavad Gita

Pages: 160
Subject: Religion: Hinduism
Imprint: Oneworld

The Bhagavad Gita

A Verse Translation

Geoffrey Parrinder

A beautiful gift edition of the best known and most widely read Hindu scripture in the Western world

The Book

The Bhagavad Gita is one of the most widely read Hindu scriptures in the Western world. Taking the form of a dialogue between the warrior Arjuna and the divine Krishna on the eve of battle, it is concerned with the most profound aspects of social and religious duty, and the relationship of human beings to God. In its eighteen short chapters it explores the spiritual struggle of the human soul and the search for both the true self and eternal life, culminating in an unparalleled vision of God the omnipotent.

Additional Information

Subject Religion: Hinduism
Pages 160
Imprint Oneworld


About the Author

Geoffrey Parrinder (1910-2005) was Professor in the Comparative Study of Religions at the University of London. He was a prolific writer and his work on Indian religions, Islam and comparative themes helped promote better understanding and closer collaboration between members of different faiths and cultures.

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