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EAST MEETS WEST.

EAST MEETS WEST.

INTRODUCTION TO BHAGAVAD-GITA AS IT IS.

THE BHAGAVAD GITA is also known as The Geetopanishad. It is the essence of Vedic knowledge and one of the most important Upanishads in Vedic literature.
There are many commentaries on The Bhagavad Gita, and the necessity for another should be explained on the following basis: an American lady asked me to recommend an English edition of The Bhagavad Gita which she could read. I was unable to do so in good conscience. Of course, there are many translations, but of those I have seen-not only in America, but also in India-none can be said to be authoritative, because in almost every one of them the author has expressed his personal opinion through the commentaries, without touching the spirit of The Bhagavad Gita as it is...

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