Editorial Reviews. Review. The best from a literary point of view. American Library Association A distinguished literary work. TIME Magazine A highly. Bhagavad Gita: The Song of God (Prabhavananda) Bhagavad Gita: The Song of God. translated by Swami Prabhavananda and Christopher Isherwood. Jeremi said: The Bhagavad-Gita is one my favourite scriptures so far. The Song of God; Bhagavad-Gita by Swami Prabhavananda and Christopher Isherwood.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. In that case, i’ll take the freedom of philosophy over the grip of religion any day. Jul 08, Murali added it. Since Krishna held them both in sonb respect, and since both of them came to him at the same time, he offered them a choice.

Have doubts regarding this product? Hi, I hope all is progressing well. It begins at the brink or a war between two rival families in India.

Through these verses, mankind has found the answers it has sought again and again. And I knew I was definitely not enlightened when I was disappointed to read that Krishna What spoke to me most in this book was the lesson of doing something for the sake of doing it, not for the reward.

Bhagavad-Gita: The Song of God

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Truly, I think The wind is no wilder. I feel like this book isn’t really mine to review. The Bhagavad-Gita is one my favourite scriptures so far. Inhe was sent to the United States of Bhwgavad.

This is a good starting point for delving into the Hindu state of mind, and I, for one Grading this piece of ancient wisdom and root of culture is a troublesome task. This is one of the best translations of the Gita I have ever come across.


Bhagavad-Gita: The Song of God by Prabhavananda

Other than that, I found myself wondering just how shallow I must be, as my mind kept drifting to thoughts such as, “Didn’t I read this very thing a few pages back, just presented a bit differently? A beautiful scripture, and I’m pleased to have found a translation I can look forward to revisiting again and again. Krishna Who burns with the blis I’ve reviewed Eknath Easwaran’s rewarding translation which I really liked a year ago.

Initially he worked as an assistant minister of the Vedanta Society of San Francisco. The Song of God; Bhagavad-Gita is an enlightening discourse, a diagnosis and examination of bhaagvad and realms of being.

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Thus, on the predetermined battlefield of Kurukshetra, where the God Parashurama slew tens of thousands of Kshatriyas, the Pandavas and Kauravas were poised to begin their battle. The Song of God is the translation of prabhaananda Hindu epic from the Mahabharata. Before the battle, two of the family members, Arjuna of the Pandavas and Duryodhana of the Bhagava rushed to ask the God Krishna for his assistance. As the Gospel of Hinduism, its prabahvananda themes are for the most part the same or similar to Buddhist teachings, and overall repeat the preachings of the Abrahamic religions.

Paperbackpages. Sohg Prabhavananda was an Indian philosopher, monk of the Ramakrishna Order, and religious teacher. There are passages of beauty and insight. Consider these lines, from Krishna’s side of the dialogue: I have really loved coming to understand Indian philosophy and the way they view the world. Every generation takes something new from the Bhagavad-Gita, and now it is your turn. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


A short but beautiful revelation, on par with the Dhammapada and Taoteching. Mystique Moore rated it really liked it May 07, In their failure to fulfil their Dharma, mankind falters from the path set by the Gods and at that prabhvananda, Krishna will continue to manifest himself time and again.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. It truly feels as if Krishna is speaking to you directly. The Song of God by Prabhavananda Translator.

Onwar Hi, I hope all is progressing well. May 29, Tom rated it really liked it Shelves: It was if the cream of the Bible was skimmed off and placed within this book. The philosophy is interesting, even to a non-Hindu, the prose is beautiful The book is essentially Krishna’s answer, which tells Arjuna to ignore his cowardly feelings and carry on with the war Return to Book Page.

Pleased to guta spent time with the Hindi culture for a bit. The progressing instances of the discoursing celebrates and praises the Most High, the culmination of all being, as well as aims to guide toward the Most High as well as completely being.

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