Modern Indian Interpreters of the Bhagavadgita

Modern Indian Interpreters of the Bhagavadgita

Book - 1986
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This is a collection of careful, objective, historically sensitive studies of modern commentators on the Bhagavadgita, one of the basic scriptures of Hinduism, and one which has been widely read in the modern West. Experts on modern Indian religious thought show how Ghandi, Vivekananda, Radhakrishnan, Bhaktivedanta, Aurobindo, Tilak, Bhave, Sivananda, the Theosophists, and Bhankim read, used and interpreted the Gita. Collectively, the essays display the different backgrounds and orientations of the major Indian thinkers of our time. An Introduction and a Conclusion provide a perspective on the thinkers and identify common themes which are part of modern emphases.
Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, c1986
ISBN: 9780887062988
0887062989
9780887062971
0887062970
Characteristics: vii, 273 p. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Minor, Robert Neil 1945-

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