Widely referred as a work of spiritual and philosophic genius, Bhagavad-gita excels in providing reasonable, satisfying responses to life’s biggest issues: Who am I? Why do I exist? What is the Universe? What is God?
For some, the elegant, highly readable Gita translation contained herein will be their first encounter with the text, while others may already have a frequently read version waiting at home. In either case, this comprehensive guide, with its systematic analysis of major themes and its hundreds of Gita references, represents a one-of-a-kind companion for beginners, advanced students and experienced scholars alike. With encyclopedic knowledge and an insider’s understanding of the text, the author guides us in simple accessible prose to the very heart of the Gita’s sublime conclusions. Thus, this comprehensive guide not only constitutes a first-rate book of reference, but also proves a thoroughly engaging and illuminating read.