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Sure, it has some problems, as some other reviewers point out, but overall, this is my favorite version of the Gita.
This particularly volume is not as rich with respect to imagery as many of bxrbara others. Not Enabled Word Wise: This can produce a significant distortion and misunderstanding of the meaning of the text.
Dec 08, Jeanna rated it it was ok Recommends it for: I picked this up because harbara is one of the essential texts of Hindu culture and I enjoy learning the history barbata culture and religions. Emily Yancey rated it really liked it Jun 28, Lists with This Book. If you want a copy of the Gita to keep by your bedside or table, or to skim through when you’re feeling contemplative, then this edition is the one for you.
I liked the preface, which notes the difficulty in translating this text from Sanskrit. The Bhagavad-Gita has been an essential text of Hindu culture in India since the time of its composition in the first century A. May we not, at last, these many centuries after our close examination of Hinduism began, let the tradition speak bahgavad itself, with its own symbols and references?
Get it and read it if only to understand a part I wanted to sample a taste of Hindu theology and philosophy and this book did the trick. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.
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Eliot; most recently, it formed the core of Peter Brook’s celebrated production of the Mahabharata. Return to Book Page. At last, a translation of the Gita that is formatted so that you know where you are in the story and outside the story.
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Bhagavad Gita by Barbara Stoler Miller
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Emily rated it really liked it Jul 09, As part of her research, Miller frequently traveled to India. Krishna’s counsel in time of war’. An very good contemporary translation but deviates considerably from any classical Indian tradition. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.
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