The Bhagavad Gita: Twenty-Fifth-Anniversary Edition (Excelsior Editions) (Paperback)

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The Bhagavad Gita: Twenty-Fifth-Anniversary Edition (Excelsior Editions) (Paperback)

By Winthrop Sargeant (Translator), Huston Smith (Foreword by), Christopher Key Chapple (Editor)


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For years, this edition of the Bhagavad Gītā has allowed all those with a lively interest in this spiritual classic to come into direct contact with the richness and resonance of the original text. Winthrop Sargeant's interlinear edition provides a word-for-word English translation along with the devanagari characters and the transliterated Sanskrit. Detailed grammatical commentary and page-by-page vocabularies are included, and a complete translation of each section is printed at the bottom of each page, allowing readers to turn the pages and appreciate the work in Sargeant's translation as well. Discussions of the language and setting of the Gītā are provided and, in this new edition, editor Christopher Key Chapple offers guidance on how to get the most out of this interlinear edition. Long a favorite of spiritual seekers and scholars, teachers and students, and lovers of world literature, Sargeant's edition endures as a great resource for twenty-first-century readers.

Product Details ISBN: 9781438428420
ISBN-10: 1438428421
Publisher: Excelsior Editions/State University of New Yo
Publication Date: April 1st, 2009
Pages: 771
Language: English
Series: Excelsior Editions