stood the test of time. With the prevalence of literacy, many hundreds of published
and unpublished translations and commentaries abound. People find solace in the
philosophy of Gita and existential security in the promises given by Sri Krishna.
Gita was abused and is still subjected to harassment by philosophers and preachers
who find it necessary to use it to support their doctrines and claims.
This translation shows what Sri Krishna explained to Arjuna in
terms of their cultural situation; at least in so far as the Mahabharata described.
This translation stands apart from others by its lack of exploitation
of the Gita for missionary or philosophical purposes. Once you begin reading this,
you may be reluctant to put it down. This really can put you in touch with Lord
Krishna and with Arjuna, the initially discouraged but later courageous and enlightened