1st Edition

The Bhagavad-Gita for the Modern Reader History, interpretations and philosophy

By M. V. Nadkarni Copyright 2017
    308 Pages
    by Routledge India

    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

    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