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Eknath Easwaran
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The Bhagavad Gita

Eknath Easwaran


Nilgiri Press

Religion & beliefs;
Hindu sacred texts


296 pages

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Eknath Easwaran's translations of The Bhagavad Gita and The Upanishads in paperback are the bestsellers among comparable translations. Second editions were published in 2007.

Sales for Easwaran's Classics of Indian Spirituality series:

The Bhagavad Gita - 235,000 units net, 33,400 units last year The Upanishads - 110,000 units net, 14,400 units last year The Dhammapada - 70,000 units net, 7,850 units last year About Easwaran's The Bhagavad Gita paperback Sales and Market Share:

* Sales of more than 30,000 per year * 42% share of total US market for Bhagavad Gita translations and commentaries * Sells more than three times the second best-selling translation What's special about this book:

* Clear, accessible, reliable information * Extensive, 55-page introduction explains key concepts, cultural and historical context, relevance to modern readers Readers:

* Academic courses, e.g. Philosophy, Asian Studies, Religious Studies * Yoga schools * Readers interested in philosophy, spirituality, Hinduism, religion

By:   Eknath Easwaran
Imprint:   Nilgiri Press
Country of Publication:   United States
Edition:   Second Edition
Volume:   1
Dimensions:   Height: 207mm,  Width: 127mm, 
Weight:   473g
ISBN:   9781586381301
ISBN 10:   158638130X
Series:   Easwaran's Classics of Indian Spirituality
Pages:   296
Publication Date:   February 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Easwaran grew up in the Hindu tradition in India, and learned Sanskrit from a young age. He was a professor of English literature before coming to the West on a Fulbright scholarship. A gifted teacher, he is recognized as an authority on the Indian classics and world mysticism.

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