The Bhagavad Gita has ratings and 12 reviews. David said: I read this in the midst of Bakker’s Prince of Nothing series. The PON series is a philosop. Bhagavad Gita has ratings and 12 reviews. The Bhagavad-Gita has been an essential text of Hindu culture in India since the time of its composition. The Bhagavad-Gita has 37 ratings and 3 reviews. Iffat said: I don’t know what took me so long to discover this gem. Growing up I had been so curious abou.
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Nov 23, Pratap rated it it was ok. In my case, I delivered care with unconditional love and compassion and now I mourn in the same fashion.
It is a good introductory version of the Gita. Sabrina rated it liked it May 27, He asks men to abstain from emotions, relinquish fruits of actions, but still act on “sacred duty”and treat the acting as a sacrifice in his name.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. My only complaint, and it really isn’t much of a complaint, but Oppenheimer’s personal translation of “Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds” has such great impact. One of the great classics of world literature, it has inspired such diverse thinkers as Henry David Thoreau, Mahatma Gandhi, and T.
Ahh this book is so refreshing and I feel nourished just reading it. Marg rated it really liked it Jul 30, The story itself is an examination of the true self and one’s place among the Universe.
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She was the president of the Association for Asian Studies in If you want to go deeper into the Gita and the philosophy of Hinduism, then there are other versions of the book which, as a student interested in religion and religious history, I have read, but those those versions are of a more academic bhgaavad.
I don’t like to rate books that can be viewed as religious texts, so I give them all 3 stars as a rule. Some people have a problem with this translation saying it lacks poetry, but there is a strong underlying rhythm in the almost blank verse translation by Miller. Remember me on this computer.
This is a disappointment, after enjoying some of Stoler Miller’s other works, like her translations of the Gitagovinda and Abhijnanasakuntalam. Bhagavax create a new list with a milleer name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items.
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The coward is ignoble, shameful, foreign to the ways of heaven. She was one of three children. I have read quite a number of editions, and sadly do not remember which were the most interesting to me bhsgavad why. Return to Book Page. Jeff rated it liked it Jan 10, I would like to note that this version is not modified in any way or concepts changed to suit the modern or non-Indian reader.
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Books by Barbara Stoler Miller. Home About Help Search. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Other editions – View all The Bhagavad-Gita: A simple English translation of Bhagavad Gita Her translation of the Barbaea Gita was extremely successful and she helped popularize Indian literature in the U. I thoroughly enjoyed this translation.