The Bhagavad-Gita : Krishna's Counsel in Time of War (Bantam Classics)
Paperback – July 1, 1986
Dialogue between the warrior, Arjuna, and his charioteer, the god Krishna, explores the purpose of war, the importance of duty, and the spiritual nature of existence, in a new edition of the great classic of Hindu literature. Reissue.
The Bhagavad-Gita has been an essential text of Hindu culture in India since the time of its composition in the first century A.D. One of the great classics of world literature, it has inspired such diverse thinkers as Henry David Thoreau, Mahatma Gandhi, and T.S. Eliot; most recently, it formed the core of Peter Brook's celebrated production of the Mahabharata.
- Paperback: 176 pages
- Publisher: Bantam Classics; Reissue edition (July 1, 1986)
- Language: English
- ISBN-13: 978-0553213652
- Product Dimensions: 4.2 x 0.4 x 6.9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 2.4 ounces