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By M. V. Nadkarni

What is the Bhagavad-Gita? Is it only a non secular textual content? while was once it composed? How appropriate is it to the fashionable global?

This booklet solutions those foundational questions and is going past. It severely examines the Bhagavad-Gita by way of its liberal, humanist and inclusive attraction, bringing out its value for the current occasions and novel functions. the writer elaborates the philosophy underlying the textual content as additionally its moral, non secular and ethical implications. He additionally responds to criticisms which have been levelled opposed to the textual content through Ambedkar, D. D. Kosambi, and extra lately, Amartya Sen. the quantity proposes precise bearings of the textual content in diversified fields resembling company & administration and clinical research.

Eclectic and obtainable, this paintings can be of curiosity to students of philosophy, faith, historical past, company & administration reviews in addition to the final reader.

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