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Excellent Reasons To Read The Bhagavad Gita Book

The Bhagavad Gita dates back to the 2nd Century BCE. It is an important part of the Indian epic, Mahabharata. It was written in Sanskrit and is spread over 18 chapters that include 700 verses. For the convenience of readers across India and the world, the book has been translated in numerous Indian and international languages.

You can also read the Bhagavad Gita book online. There are several websites that offer a verse by verse translation of the script, as well as an explanation of the same. Some people enjoy listening to sections of the Gita read out and explained in the modern context. The Gita describes the conflict that Prince Arjuna experiences at the onset of the battle with his cousins. He turns to his friend, mentor and charioteer, Krishna, for advice. Krishna is an avatar of Lord Vishnu, ‘The Preserver’ and a part of the Hindu holy trinity.