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Harshit Mahey

The Bhagavadgita in the Mahabharata by J. A. B. van Buitenen


Indian and Hindu Texts

Publisher: University Of Chicago Press (September 15, 1981)
ISBN: 978-0226846620
Paperback:183 pages
About: No other Sanskrit work approaches the Bhagavadgita in the influence it has exerted in the West. Philosophers such as Emerson and the other New England Transcendentalists were deeply affected by its insights, a dozen or more scholars, including Annie Besant and Mahatma Gandhi, have attempted its translation, and thousands of individuals struggling with the problems divided loyalties have found comfort and wisdom in its pages...