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by Gavin Flood,Charles Martin

Author: Gavin Flood,Charles Martin
Subcategory: Hinduism
Language: English
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company; First Edition edition (April 2, 2012)
Pages: 208 pages
Category: Spirituality
Rating: 4.8
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Gavin Flood and Charles Martin have taken on the immense challenge of translating The Bhagavad Gita, a highly structured . In 2012 Gavin Flood, with the assistance of Charles Martin, released their translation of the Gita

In 2012 Gavin Flood, with the assistance of Charles Martin, released their translation of the Gita. While there is an introductory essay preceding the translation, what they present is a simple, elegant, beautiful rendition of the poem.

The Bhagavad Gita: A New Translation (Hardback)

The Bhagavad Gita: A New Translation (Hardback). Gavin Flood (translator), Charles Martin (translator). The Bhagavad Gita, the Song of the Lord, has burned itself into the world's brain for two millennia or more. This translation should rekindle that flame. - Robert Hass, University of California, Berkeley "This fresh translation of The Bhagavad Gita is a rare event in world literature.

The chapters numbered in the table of contents have no subject. The book also needs an index

The chapters numbered in the table of contents have no subject. The book also needs an index. The volume feels rushed, and one wonders what was the need to put together an ancient text like the Gita in such a great hurry.

The Bhagavad Gita, the Song of the Lord, is an ancient Hindu scripture about virtue, presented as a. .This new verse translation of the classic Sanskrit text combines the skills of leading Hinduist Gavin Flood with the stylistic verve of award-winning poet and translator Charles Martin.

The Bhagavad Gita, the Song of the Lord, is an ancient Hindu scripture about virtue, presented as a dialogue between Krishna, an incarnation of God, and the warrior Arjuna on the eve of a great battle over succession to the throne.

The Bhagavad Gita (Sanskrit in Devanagari script: भगवद्गीता, in transliteration: Bhagavad Gītā) is a 700-verse, 18-chapter religious text within the Mahabharata, located in the Bhisma Parva chapters 25–42. A core text of Hinduism and Indian philosophy, often referred to simply as "the Gita", it is a summation of many aspects of the Vedic, Yogic, Vedantic and Tantric philosophies.

The Bhagavad Gita: A New Translation. Gavin Flood and Charles Martin

The Bhagavad Gita: A New Translation. Gavin Flood and Charles Martin. From the publisher: This new verse translation of the classic Sanskrit text combines the skills of leading Hinduist Gavin Flood with the stylistic verve of award-winning poet and translator Charles Martin. The result is a living, vivid work that avoids dull pedantry and remains true to the extraordinarily influential original.

Gavin Flood, Charles Martin. The result is a living, vivid work. A devotional, literary, and philosophical masterpiece of unsurpassed beauty and imaginative relevance, The Bhagavad Gita has inspired, among others, Mahatma Gandhi, J. Robert Oppenheimer, T. S. Eliot, Christopher Isherwood, and Aldous Huxley.

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From October 2005 through December 2015 he served in the Faculty of Theology University of Oxford and as the Academic Director of the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies which is a Recognised Independent Centre. of the University of Oxford. In 2008 Flood was granted the title of Professor of Hindu Studies and Comparative Religion from the University of Oxford. The Bhagavad Gita: A New Translation.

The Bhagavad Gita, the Song of the Lord, is an ancient Hindu scripture about virtue, presented as a dialogue between Krishna, an incarnation of God, and the warrior Arjuna on the eve of a great battle over succession to the throne.

This new verse translation of the classic Sanskrit text combines the skills of leading Hinduist Gavin Flood with the stylistic verve of award-winning poet and translator Charles Martin. The result is a living, vivid work that avoids dull pedantry and remains true to the extraordinarily influential original. A devotional, literary, and philosophical masterpiece of unsurpassed beauty and imaginative relevance, The Bhagavad Gita has inspired, among others, Mahatma Gandhi, J. Robert Oppenheimer, T. S. Eliot, Christopher Isherwood, and Aldous Huxley. Its universal themes―life and death, war and peace, sacrifice―resonate in a West increasingly interested in Eastern religious experiences and the Hindu diaspora.