The Bhagavad Gita

The Bhagavad Gita

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The Bhagavad-Gita has the original Sanskrit text with Roman transliteration, and a lucid English rendition. Concise and to the point commentaries of two hundred twenty seven (227) selected key verses are provided. One hundred thirty three (133) verses are printed in red to enable the first-time readers to study these verses before delving deep into the vast ocean of transcendental knowledge. The teachings of saints and sages of major religious denominations as well as world leaders and scholars have been included. Quotations from the Vedas, Puranas, Upanisads, Smrtis, Ramayana, Mahabharata, Bhakti-sutras, Brahma-sutra, Yoga-surra, as well as other major scriptures of the world such as the Bible, Dhammapad and Koran have been incorporated to underline the basic unity of all religious thoughts and to promote the universal brotherhood of mankind. Epilogue, references, Sanskrit transliteration and pronunciation guide, glossary and index are provided. A guide to meditation, beautiful pictures and Gita Calisa are included for daily Sadhana.



About the Author



Dr. Ramananda prasad, Engineering Graduate, IIT, Kharagur India; M.S., University of Toronto; Ph.D., University of Illinois, has published several papers in the Journals of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Dr. Prasad founded the American Gita Society, with an aim to serve the humanity through the teachings of the Bhagavad- Gita and other scriptures, and to establish harmony between all cultures, races, religions and faiths of the world through the immortal teachings of all great masters, and major scriptuees.


The Gita is a doctrine of universal truth, the Sanatana dharma, commonly knoum as Hinduism. It has the capacity to come down to the level of the reader and raise him to peace of mind.


The originality of the author/compiler lies in providing a suitable gloss all the important stanzas. While doing this, he has drawn upon authentic sources of Indian philosophy and history, and has juxtaposed quotes from the teachings of other religions.

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About the Book



The Bhagavad-Gita has the original Sanskrit text with Roman transliteration, and a lucid English rendition. Concise and to the point commentaries of two hundred twenty seven (227) selected key verses are provided. One hundred thirty three (133) verses are printed in red to enable the first-time readers to study these verses before delving deep into the vast ocean of transcendental knowledge. The teachings of saints and sages of major religious denominations as well as world leaders and scholars have been included. Quotations from the Vedas, Puranas, Upanisads, Smrtis, Ramayana, Mahabharata, Bhakti-sutras, Brahma-sutra, Yoga-surra, as well as other major scriptures of the world such as the Bible, Dhammapad and Koran have been incorporated to underline the basic unity of all religious thoughts and to promote the universal brotherhood of mankind. Epilogue, references, Sanskrit transliteration and pronunciation guide, glossary and index are provided. A guide to meditation, beautiful pictures and Gita Calisa are included for daily Sadhana.



About the Author



Dr. Ramananda prasad, Engineering Graduate, IIT, Kharagur India; M.S., University of Toronto; Ph.D., University of Illinois, has published several papers in the Journals of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Dr. Prasad founded the American Gita Society, with an aim to serve the humanity through the teachings of the Bhagavad- Gita and other scriptures, and to establish harmony between all cultures, races, religions and faiths of the world through the immortal teachings of all great masters, and major scriptuees.


The Gita is a doctrine of universal truth, the Sanatana dharma, commonly knoum as Hinduism. It has the capacity to come down to the level of the reader and raise him to peace of mind.


The originality of the author/compiler lies in providing a suitable gloss all the important stanzas. While doing this, he has drawn upon authentic sources of Indian philosophy and history, and has juxtaposed quotes from the teachings of other religions.

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