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The Bhagavad Gita, A Walkthrough for Westerners

The ‘Gita‘ is more than just a book, more than mere words or concepts. There is an accumulated potency in it. To read the ‘Gita‘ is to be inspired in the true sense of the term: to be “in-spirited”, to inhale the ancient and ever new breath of spiritual energy.

The ‘Gita‘ is a universal love song sung by God to His friend man. It can’t be confined by any creed. It is a statement of the truths at the core of what we all already believe, only it makes those truths clearer, so they become immediately useful in our daily lives. These truths are for our hearts, not just for our heads.

The ‘Bhagavad Gita‘ has been called India’s greatest contribution to the world. For more than 5,000 years, this great scripture has shown millions in the East how to fill their lives with serenity and love. Now, these ancient secrets have been brought to us in a beautiful prose version that makes the story of the ‘Gita‘ clear and exciting and makes its truths understandable and easily applied to our busy lives.

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The Bhagavad Gita: A Walkthrough for Westerners

S. Raghavan, International Lecturer on the Bhagavad Gita

“Stupendous… a wonderful book!”

Ram Prasad, International Gita Society

“This is indeed, a Bhagavad Gita worthy of belief and respect.”

“Average reviewer rating: 5 Stars!”

Publishers Weekly

“A truly different style of Gita. Hawley created this to speak afresh to Westerners and it succeeds in its objective…. Hawley’s writing lends a devotional authenticity to the text.”

Association of Hinduism

Selected one of the ‘Top Ten Picks’ books on the Gita… “Translator Jack Hawley uses everyday prose to walk the Western [and Indian reader as well] through the difficult concepts of the Gita, covering a wide range of topics, from healing inner pain to celebrating life. Engaging even for the cursory reader!”

The New Times

“A translation in moving prose that reads as smoothly as an adventure tale. Not theology or religion, but a statement of the truths at the core of what we all already believe, only clearer.“

Spirit of Change Magazine

“Engrossing and enlightening. Resonates with incredible clarity, simplicity and inspiration … maintaining the elegance and beauty of the original text … and enabling a greater number of people to readily grasp its message.”

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