1787 Bhagavad Gita Hindu Scripture INDIA Hinduism Mahabharata Charles Wilkins “The mythology, cosmogony, the celebrations and youth Gentoos following the Shastah, and an essay on metempsychosis which is falsely attribute the doctrine to Pythagoras.” The Bhagavad Gita often referred to as simply the Gita, is a 700-verse Hindu scripture in Sanskrit that is part of the Hindu epic Mahabharata (chapters 25 - 42 of the 6th book of Mahabharata). Sir Charles Wilkins (1749 – 1836), was an English typographer and Orientalist, and founding member of the The Asiatic Society. He is the inventor of the shape of modern Bengali and French typefaces. Hi is notable as the first translator of Bhagavad Gita into English, and as the creator, alongside Panchanan Karmakar, of the first Bengali typeface. In 1788, Wilkins was elected a member of the Royal Society. We find other examples of this same book for sale elsewhere for $1,450! Main author: Charles Wilkins; P Parraud; Title: Le Bhaguat-geeta ou dialogues de Kreeshna et d'Arjoon, contenant un precis de la religion & de la morale des Indiens Published: A Londres ; et se trouve Paris : chez Buisson, 1787. Language: French FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos Binding: tight and secure binding Pages: complete with all clxii + 180 pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such; Publisher: A Londres ; et se trouve Paris : chez Buisson, 1787. Size: ~8in X 5in (20cm x 13cm) FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Shipping: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Satisfaction Guarantee: Customer satisfaction is our first priority. Notify us within 7 days of receiving your item and we will offer a full refund guarantee without reservation. $499 Photos available upon request. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: 1787 Bhagavad Gita Hindu Scripture INDIA ...
Publisher: A Londres ; et se trouve ; Paris : chez Buisson, 1787
Publication Date: 1787
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: 1st Edition
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