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The Bhagavad-Gita for the Modern Reader

History, interpretations and philosophy, 1st Edition

By M. V. Nadkarni

Routledge India

308 pages

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What is the Bhagavad-Gita? Is it just a religious text? When was it composed? How relevant is it to the modern world? This book answers these foundational questions and goes beyond. It critically examines the Bhagavad-Gita in terms of its liberal, humanist and inclusive appeal, bringing out its significance for the present times and novel applicati

Table of Contents

Key to Transliteration Preface 1. Significance of the Gita, its Date and Authorship 2. Classical Commentators of the Gita 3. The Gita Goes Global 4. Makers of Modern India and their Interpretations of the Gita 5. Contemporary Interpretations 6. Philosophy of the Gita 7. Criticisms of the Gita and Response 8. Novel Applications Bibliography Glossary Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PHI019000
PHILOSOPHY / Political
PHI033000
PHILOSOPHY / Hindu
REL032030
RELIGION / Hinduism / Sacred Writings
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies