- Author : Bibek Debroy
- Release Date : 01 December 2005
- Publisher : Penguin Books India
- Genre : Hindu hymns, Sanskrit
- Pages : 364
- ISBN 13 : 0144000687
Download or read book entitled The Bhagavad Gita written by Bibek Debroy and published by Penguin Books India online. This book was released on 01 December 2005 with total pages 364. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A masterful translation of the Bhagavad Gita, along with the Sanskrit original. A faithful rendition of the 2000 year old Song Celestial, Bibek Debroys translation resonates with the spirit of the original while using modern idiom and language. He captures, verse by verse, the essence of this ancient philosophical poem which debates eternal questions of right and wrong, action and consequence, and the conflicting nature of duty and love. The text stands by itself, complete and without interpolation, juxtaposed with the Sanskrit for easy reference, interpretation and explanation are tucked away as notes at the end. Authentic and readily accessible to the scholar and the non initiate, this edition of the Gita is essential reading for anybody who wishes to grasp the core of Indian philosophy and religion.