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    The Bhagavad-gita (Penguin Classics) (Paperback) Translated by Juan Mascaro, Introduction by Simon Brodbeck, Preface by Juan Mascaro

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    Description"The Bhagavad Gita" is an intensely spiritual work that forms the cornerstone of the Hindu faith, and is also one of the masterpieces of Sanskrit poetry. It describes how, at the beginning of a mighty battle between the Pandava and Kaurava armies, the god Krishna gives spiritual enlightenment to the warrior Arjuna, who realizes that the true battle is for his own soul.


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    Title
    The Bhagavad-gita
    Authors and contributors
    Translated by Juan Mascaro, Introduction by Simon Brodbeck, Preface by Juan Mascaro
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 464
    Width: 127 mm
    Height: 197 mm
    Thickness: 11 mm
    Weight: 127 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780140449181
    ISBN 10: 0140449183
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.6
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    B&T Merchandise Category: REL
    B&T General Subject: 690
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 43
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: HRLC
    Ingram Subject Code: PO
    Libri: I-PO
    BIC subject category V2: HRG
    LC classification: BL
    Ingram Theme: THEO/SECULR
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    B&T Approval Code: A13322824
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 62
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 294.5924
    BISAC V2.8: POE000000, REL032000
    DC22: 294.592
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: QRD, QRVA
    Edition
    Revised
    Edition statement
    1st Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    chronology
    Publisher
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    PENGUIN CLASSICS
    Publication date
    01 March 2003
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Juan Mascaro studied Sanskrit, Pali and English at Cambridge University, and later became Professor of English at the University of Barcelona. After the Spanish Civil War, he returned to settle in England permanently. He also translated some Upanishads and the Dhammapada for Penguin Classics. Simon Brodbeck studied at the universities of Cambridge and London, and completed a Ph.D. thesis on the Bhagavad Gita at the School of Oriental and African Studies.