The Bhagavad Gita: Revised Edition
Winthrop Sargeant, Christopher Key Chapple
SUNY Press, 1984 - Religion - 739 pages
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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The Language of the Bhagavad Gītā
The Setting of the Bhagavad Gītā
List of Abbreviations Used in the Vocabularies
Epithets Used in the Bhagavad Gītā
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2nd sg 3rd pi 3rd sg abandoned action aham nom Arjuna spoke asmi ist sg atman attain austerity battle Bhagavad Gita Bhisma Bhlma Blessed Lord spoke Brahman BV cpd cause chariot Descendant of Bharata desire divine Drona Drupada dual Duryodhana epithet of Arjuna eternal evil gerund gods gunas Hastinapura highest idam imperative act imperishable indic inst intelligence Jbhu jndnam Jsthd Jvid karma Kauravas kdunteya King knowledge Krishna Kunti Kuru mam acc material nature mind Pandava Pandava Princes Pandu participle pass passive perfect act prakrti Prtha rajas rajasic rhythmic filler sacrifice Sahadeva Sanskrit sarvam sattva sattvic Satyaki senses Sons of Pandu stanza steadfast supreme tad(n tamas tamasic tathd thee thou art thou shalt thought TP cpd tvam ucyate unmanifest uvdca 3rd sg Vedas Vedic viddhi Vvac warrior worship yad(n yd sg Yoga yogin Yudhisthira
Page xv - CHAP. 15. OF THE MAN CHRIST JESUS, THE MEDIATOR BETWEEN GOD AND MEN. But if, as is much more probable and credible, it must needs be that all men, so long as they are mortal, are also miserable, we must seek an intermediate who is not only man, but also God, that, by the interposition of His blessed mortality, He may bring men out of their mortal misery to a blessed immortality. In this intermediate two things are requisite, that He become mortal, and that He do not continue mortal. He did become...
Page xi - ... the totality of existence is enfolded within each region of space (and time). So, whatever part, element, or aspect we may abstract in thought, this still enfolds the whole and is therefore intrinsically related to the totality from which it has been abstracted.
Page xix - ... on earth. Love all God's creation, both the whole and every grain of sand. Love every leaf, every ray of light. Love the animals, love the plants, love each separate thing. If thou love each thing thou wilt perceive the mystery of God in all; and when once thou...