The Bhagavad Gita: A New Translation (Hardcover)
ITEM#: 13927109This new verse translation of the classic Sanskrit text combines the skills of leading Hinduist Gavin Flood with the stylistic verve of award-winning poet and translator Charles Martin. The result is a living, vivid work that avoids dull pedantry and remains true to the extraordinarily influential original. A devotional, literary, and philosophical masterpiece of unsurpassed beauty and imaginative relevance, The Bhagavad Gita has inspired, among others, Mahatma Gandhi, J. Robert Oppenheimer, T. S. Eliot, Christopher Isherwood, and Aldous Huxley. Its universal themeslife and death, war and peace, sacrificeresonate in a West increasingly interested in Eastern religious experiences and the Hindu diaspora.
|Genre||RELIGION / Hinduism / Sacred Writings|
|Publisher Date||2012-04-02 00:00:00.0|
|Publisher||W W Norton & Co Inc|
|Unit weight||0.8 lb|
|Subtitle||A New Translation|
|Country of Origin||United States|
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