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Based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda, this translation of the Gita brings alive the deep spiritual insights and poetic beauty of the famous battlefield dialogue between Krishna and Arjuna. Based on the little-known truth that each character in the Gita represents an aspect of our own being, it expresses with revelatory clarity how to win the struggle within us between the forces of our lower and higher natures.
One of the best-loved scriptures in the world, the Bhagavad Gita has been translated by many scholars and poets over thousands of years. Here is a new English language translation by a renowned spiritual Master. Perhaps more than any other version, Paramhansa Yogananda’s Gita captures the spiritual depth of the original.
Each verse of this 18-chapter scripture is translated in sparkling modern English prose that conveys the power and inspiration of this ancient scripture. Spiritual practices such as devotion, selfless service, and spiritual discrimination are explained and clarified.
This treasure of a book not only represents the wisdom of the original GitaGita for today’s reader: clear, powerful, straightforward, and inwardly transforming. Contains 130 pages of profound spiritual truths edited by Yogananda’s direct disciple Swami Kriyananda.