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Bhagavad Gita As It Is by A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

By A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

The Bhagavad-gita is a must-read for somebody drawn to the that means of existence. one of many world's best-known literatures, it is usually thought of the essence of all knowledge. it is a dialog among the army hero Arjuna and his friend/advisor/charioteer Krishna, spoken in advance of the apocalyptic conflict of Kurukshetra. matters they speak about comprise the eternality of the self, future, the resource of our being, and the way to accomplish lasting peace and happiness.

The translation and remark by means of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada—the 20th century's greatest Vedic pupil and instructor of Krishna consciousness—make Krishna's teachings within the Gita obtainable to the western reader. Prabhupada's faithfulness to the unique Sanskrit textual content, together with his straightforwardness, readability and wit, make "Bhagavad-gita because it Is" actual to its title.

Since its ebook in 1970, Bhagavad-gita because it Is has develop into the main extensively learn variation of the Gita within the world.

Translation and statement via His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada.

Overview of the Gita

The Gita is a talk among Krishna and His pricey buddy Arjuna. on the final second prior to coming into a conflict among brothers and neighbors, the good warrior Arjuna starts off to ask yourself: Why may still he struggle? what's the that means of his lifestyles? the place is he going after death?

In reaction, Krishna brings His good friend from perplexity to non secular enlightenment, and every one among us is invited to stroll an identical path.

Bhagavad-gita is wisdom of 5 uncomplicated truths and the connection of every fact to the opposite: those 5 truths are Krishna, or God, the person soul, the fabric global, motion during this global, and time. The Gita lucidly explains the character of attention, the self, and the universe. it's the essence of India's non secular knowledge, the solutions to questions posed via philosophers for hundreds of years.

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