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The Bhagavad Gita

Translated by Franklin Edgerton

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ISBN 9780674069251

Publication Date: 01/01/1972


224 pages


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  • Preface
  • Notes on the Bibliography and Exegesis of the Gita
  • Part I: The Bhagavad Gita
    • Notes to the Translation
  • Part II: Interpretation of the Bhagavad Gita
    • First Part: Preliminary Chapters
      • 1. Introductory
      • 2. The Origins of Hindu Speculation
      • 3. The Upanisads, and the Fundamental Doctrines of Later Hindu Thought
      • 4. Prehistory of the God of the Bhagavad Gita
    • Second Part: The Teachings of the Bhagavad Gita
      • 5. Soul and Body
      • 6. The Nature of God
      • 7. Action and Rebirth
      • 8. The Way of Knowledge and the Way of Disciplined Activity
      • 9. The Way of Devotion to God
      • 10. Attitude Towards Hindu Orthodoxy and Other Religious Beliefs
      • 11. Practical Morality
    • Third Part: Summary and Conclusion
      • 12. Summary
      • 13. Conclusion
  • Index of Words and Subjects
  • Index of Passages Quoted

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