This is a teaching translation of the Bhagavad Gitã, designed for use in high school, college, and university courses in the departments of religious studies, philosophy, anthropology, and general humanities. It will also appeal to the general reader interested in Asian religions and philosophies. What makes this translation useful for teaching are the expository materials contained in the Commentary, where every passage in the text which requires explanation is followed immediately by the necessary exposition.
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The Author: David White is Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at Macalester College, where he taught for thirty-nine years. His doctorate is in Asian Studies from the American Academy of Asian Studies, University of the Pacific. He has published articles on the philosophy of the Gita and has worked on the present translation for more than twenty years, using the various earlier versions of his translation in teaching the philosophies of India. He is cited in Who's Who in Religion and Who's Who in America.Language Notes:
Text: English (translation)
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