Author: Ramananda Prasad
Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8120813901
This volume has the original Sanskrit text with Roman transliteration, and a lucid English rendition. A guide to meditation, beautiful pictures and Gita Calisa are included for daily Sadhana.
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 fist-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-surtras, Brahma-sutra, Yoga-sutra, 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.
The Gita is a doctrine of universal truth, he Sanatana dharma, commonly known as Hinduism. It has the capacity to come down to the level of the reader and raise him to peace of mind.
-The Adyar Library Bulletin-1996
K K Raja
The originality of the author/compiler lies in providing a suitable gloss on 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.
Vol: 102, December 1997
Dr Narendranath B Patil, Mumbai
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Message of Solace in the Gita
List of Abbreviations
Path of Karma-Yoga
Path of Renunciation with Knowledge
Path of Renunciation
Path of Meditation
Knowledge of the Absolute
The Eternal Brahma
Supreme Knowledge and the Big Mystery
Manifestation of the Absolute
Vision of the Cosmic Form
Path of Devotion
Creation and the Creator
Three Gunas of Nature
The Supreme Person
Divine and the Demonic Qualities
Moksa Through Renunciation