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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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Seriously I was interested and involved all the way through. This definition by adults was so broad that I would end up with a foggy image, a cloud, often painted with fear, other times with confusion, creating a distance between the One and me. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Create lists, bibliographies and sto,er It is worth reading as it helps you understand a culture very different from ours.

Kaleb Shulda-haddad rated it really liked it Feb 02, Open Preview See a Problem? Jul 29, Ingrid rated it liked it.

The Bhagavad-Gita by Barbara Stoler Miller

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Return to Book Page. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. All of these are later debates in Hindu theology which ought to not have any effect on the core and fairly straightfoward meaning of the Gita itself. It’s so awesome how it builds up from a philosophical discourse on a classic ethical dilemma to a terrifying, primal theophany.


I am not a fan of Indian literature but I can say that this is one good book that tells you values of Hinduism.

Product details File Size: 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.

It’s very thought provoking.

Bhagavad Gita

Dawn rated it really liked it Aug 21, One of the great classics of world literature, it has inspired such diverse thinkers as Henry Milller Thoreau, Mahatma Gandhi, and T. One of the great classics of world literature, it has inspired such diverse thinkers as Henry David Thoreau, Mahatma Gandhi, and T.

bahgavad Miller proceeded to earn a Ph. Kindle Editionpages. Lockwood Arthur F. Better enjoyed with a class or discussion group. Seems like Krishna – who is “the discipline incarnated” – wants people to be emotionless cogs in the machine of the universe. Jun 02, Stacy Curro rated it really liked it.

Barbara Stoler Miller

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If you want a somewhat annotated but not fully academic version, then the Easwaran and Radhakrishan versions are what I would recommend to you. Discipline of Mind and Spirit. May we not, at last, these many centuries after our close examination of Hinduism began, let the tradition speak for itself, with its own symbols and references?

Dec 08, Jeanna rated it it was ok Recommends it for: Beyond Bumper Sticker Ethics: The state of mind required is not one stkler hatred rather it is about balance duty and mastering the roller coaster A book like any sacred book: A good introduction to Eastern Religious Philosophy.

Nov 17, Carina rated it it was amazing. 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. Also the quality of result of t It was interesting to get the details on this philosophy.