Bhagavad Gita: The Beloved Lord's Secret Love Song

Paperback | August 24, 2010

byGraham M. Schweig

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“[It] will remain the standard text of this marvelous Song for years to come, if indeed it is ever superseded.”
—Huston Smith, author of The World’s Religions<_o3a_p>

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Graham M. Schweig’s translation of the Bhagavad Gita—the “Bible of India”—is an elegant, highly accessible version of one of the most important sacred scriptures in world religion. This beautiful translation of the famous conversation between the Hindu god Krishna and the young prince Arjuna includes a glossary, a pronunciation guide, and expert commentary for greater ease of understanding.<_o3a_p>

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“[It] will remain the standard text of this marvelous Song for years to come, if indeed it is ever superseded.”—Huston Smith, author of The World’s Religions Graham M. Schweig’s translation of the Bhagavad Gita—the “Bible of India”—is an elegant, highly accessible version of one of the most important sacred scriptures in world religion...

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The Bhagavad Gita is often regarded as the Bible of India. With a gripping story and deeply compelling message, it is unquestionably one of the most popular sacred texts of Asia and, along with the Bible and the Qur'an, one of the most important holy scriptures in the world. Part of an ancient Hindu epic poem, the dialogue of the Bhaga...

Graham M. Schweig is the author and translator ofDance of Divine Love: The Råsa Lîlå of Krishna. After completing graduate work at the University of Chicago and Harvard University, he became associate professor of religious studies at Christopher Newport University and visiting associate professor of Sanskrit at the University of Virgi...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 9.25 × 5.38 × 0.92 inPublished:August 24, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061997307

ISBN - 13:9780061997303

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“Extremely reader friendly, particularly if you have little or no prior exposure to the Gita. ”