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THE SONG CELESTIAL OR BHAGAVAD-GITA   400 BC 
translated by Sir Edwin Arnold

The Bhagavad Gita needs little introduction. It is one of the most well known and popular religious works of Indian thought, and deservedly so.
It is to be found traditionally as part of the great Indian Epic poem the Mahabharata, though it is, of course, very often printed separately.
It is presented in the form of a dialogue between Krishna and his human friend and companion Arjuna, who is faced with the dilemma of finding it his duty to take part in a war against many of his own best friends and
teachers. Krishna's resolution of his distress is one of the supreme presentations of classic Vedanta philosophy.--John Richards Stackpole Elidor (UK) jhr@elidor.demon.co.uk


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