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Bhagavad Gita by Eknath Easwaran
Come and read the 𝕾𝖍𝖗𝖎𝖒𝖆𝖙 𝕭𝖍𝖆𝖌𝖆𝖛𝖆𝖉 𝕲𝖎𝖙𝖆, the most precious document of God's word and 𝕤𝕡𝕚𝕣𝕚𝕥𝕦𝕒𝕝 𝕚𝕟𝕤𝕥𝕣𝕦𝕔𝕥𝕚𝕠𝕟𝕤 given to the struggling seeker 𝘼𝙧𝙟𝙪𝙣 who is a faithful representative of each of us. Here 𝙴𝚔𝚗𝚊𝚝𝚑 𝙴𝚊𝚜𝚠𝚊𝚛𝚊𝚗 has done remarkable work in clarifying even the deeper secrets the Gita offers. In the words of eminent writers, this book is 𝕃𝕚𝕜𝕖 𝕒 𝕋𝕙𝕠𝕦𝕤𝕒𝕟𝕕 𝕊𝕦𝕟𝕤! ➥ Easwaran's 55-page introduction places the Bhagavad Gita in its historical setting, and brings out the 𝚞𝚗𝚒𝚟𝚎𝚛𝚜𝚊𝚕𝚒𝚝𝚢 𝚊𝚗𝚍 𝚝𝚒𝚖𝚎𝚕𝚎𝚜𝚜𝚗𝚎𝚜𝚜 of its teachings. Chapter introductions clarify key concepts, and notes and a glossary explain Sanskrit terms. ✤ 𝗔𝗯𝗼𝘂𝘁 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗔𝘂𝘁𝗵𝗼𝗿 ✤ Easwaran grew up in the Hindu tradition in India, and learned Sanskrit from a young age. He was a professor of English literature and he was recognized as an authority on the Indian classics and world mysticism. ✱ 𝗜𝗻𝘁𝗿𝗼𝗱𝘂𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 ✱ The Bhagavad Gita opens, dramatically, on a battlefield, as the warrior 𝘼𝙧𝙟𝙪𝙣𝙖 turns in anguish to his spiritual guide, Sri Krishna, for answers to the fundamental questions of life. “𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘣𝘢𝘵𝘵𝘭𝘦𝘧𝘪𝘦𝘭𝘥 𝘪𝘴 𝘢 𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘧𝘦𝘤𝘵 𝘣𝘢𝘤𝘬𝘥𝘳𝘰𝘱, 𝘣𝘶𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘎𝘪𝘵𝘢’𝘴 𝘴𝘶𝘣𝘫𝘦𝘤𝘵 𝘪𝘴 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘸𝘢𝘳 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘯, 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘴𝘵𝘳𝘶𝘨𝘨𝘭𝘦 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘴𝘦𝘭𝘧-𝘮𝘢𝘴𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘺 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘦𝘷𝘦𝘳𝘺 𝘩𝘶𝘮𝘢𝘯 𝘣𝘦𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘮𝘶𝘴𝘵 𝘸𝘢𝘨𝘦 𝘪𝘧 𝘩𝘦 𝘰𝘳 𝘴𝘩𝘦 𝘪𝘴 𝘵𝘰 𝘦𝘮𝘦𝘳𝘨𝘦 𝘧𝘳𝘰𝘮 𝘭𝘪𝘧𝘦 𝘷𝘪𝘤𝘵𝘰𝘳𝘪𝘰𝘶𝘴.” ➥ Arjuna’s struggle in the Bhagavad Gita is acutely modern. He has lost his way on the battlefield of life and turns to find the path again by asking direct, uncompromising questions of his spiritual guide, Sri Krishna, the Lord himself. 𝕂𝕣𝕚𝕤𝕙𝕟𝕒 replies in 700 verses of sublime instruction on 𝕝𝕚𝕧𝕚𝕟𝕘 𝕒𝕟𝕕 𝕕𝕪𝕚𝕟𝕘, 𝕝𝕠𝕧𝕚𝕟𝕘 𝕒𝕟𝕕 𝕨𝕠𝕣𝕜𝕚𝕟𝕘, 𝕒𝕟𝕕 𝕥𝕙𝕖 𝕟𝕒𝕥𝕦𝕣𝕖 𝕠𝕗 𝕥𝕙𝕖 𝕤𝕠𝕦𝕝. Easwaran shows Gita’s relevance to us today as we strive, like Arjuna, to do what is right.
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