The Bhagavad Gita (Paperback)

The Bhagavad Gita By Anonymous, Juan Mascaró (Translated by), Simon Brodbeck (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Anonymous, Juan Mascaró (Translated by), Simon Brodbeck (Introduction by)
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The eighteen chapters of The Bhagavad Gita (c. 500 b.c.), the glory of Sanskrit literature, encompass the whole spiritual struggle of a human soul. Its three central themes—love, light, and life—arise from the symphonic vision of God in all things and of all things in God.

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About the Author

Juan Mascaró taught at Oxford University, Parameshvara College at Jaffna, the University of Barcelona, and Cambridge University. He also translated The Dhammapada and The Upanishads for Penguin Classics. He died in 1987.


Simon Brodbeck studied at the Universities of Cambridge and London and completed a Ph.D. thesis on The Bhagavad Gita at the School of Oriental and African Studies.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780140449181
ISBN-10: 0140449183
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Publication Date: February 25th, 2003
Pages: 160
Language: English
Series: Penguin Classics