The Bhagavad Gita: Revised Edition

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Winthrop Sargeant, Christopher Key Chapple
SUNY Press, 1984 - Religion - 739 pages
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It is now possible for anyone with a lively interest in the Gita to come into direct contact with the richness and resonance of the original text. This revised edition provides an inter-linear word-for-word translation along with the devanagari characters and their transliteration. To aid in understanding, a detailed grammatical commentary and page-by-page vocabularies are included as well as a complete prose translation.
 

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Contents

The Language of the Bhagavad Gītā
3
The Setting of the Bhagavad Gītā
9
List of Abbreviations Used in the Vocabularies
35
Epithets Used in the Bhagavad Gītā
37
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