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Bhagavad Gita

Bhagavad Gīta

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Bhagavad Gīta or Gods Song is one of the three basic texts of vēdānta. It is a part of a comprehensive epic work „Mahābharāta“, written by Vyāsa. It is not clear when the Gita was written, but scholars suggest that this took place about the third century B.C.E. It was brought to its present form by some follower of the Vedanta in the second century A.D. The classical commentators of the Gīta are many. Among them we have the great names of Śankara (788-826 A.D.), Rāmānuja (1017-1137 A.D.), and Madhva (1199-1317? A.D.). In 1785, Charles Wilkins translated the work into English, this was followed by a French translation by Emile Burnouf in 1861. Until now it has been translated into...

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