Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies Library
Theodor, Ithamar, 1959-

Exploring the Bhagavad Gitā : philosophy, structure, and meaning / Ithamar Theodor. - Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., 2010. - x, 160 p. ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Setting the scene -- The soul, Dharma, and liberation -- The path of enlightened action : part I -- The supreme person's descent -- The path of enlightened action : part II -- The path of classical yoga -- The vision of the supreme : part I -- Quitting the body, the ephemeral, and eternal worlds -- The vision of the supreme : part II -- Arjuna's change of heart and the divine manifestations -- The cosmic revelation -- Stages of devotion -- The vision of the supreme in the heart -- The three Gunas -- The journey from bondage to liberation -- The divine and the demonic -- The manifestation of the three Gunas in human life -- Summary and conclusion: Taking refuge in Krsna alone.

9780754666585 (hbk. : alk. paper) 0754666581 (hbk. : alk. paper) 9781409402602 (ebk.) 1409402606 (ebk.)

2009040967

GBB046320 bnb

015522493 Uk


Bhagavadgītā--Criticism, interpretation, etc.

BL1138.66 / .T48 2010

294.5/924046