Bhagavad Gita Translation?

Mary Storm mnstorm at MAC.COM
Tue Jul 21 23:41:06 EDT 2009


Dear Dr Fosse,

Thank you so much for your help. I will start digging on Amazon.

Mary Storm

On 21-Jul-09, at 4:03 PM, Lars Martin Fosse wrote:

> Dear Mary Storm,
>
> I made a translation of the BG myself with good, clear Devanagari  
> followed
> by a translation (see comments on Amazon.com by reviewers). No  
> comments, as
> my American publisher wants to keep his editions compact. However,  
> there are
> several commented editions of the Gita. Here are a few suggestions:
>
> My own translation at Amazon Britain:
>
> http://www.amazon.co.uk/Bhagavad-Gita-Lars-Martin-Fosse/dp/0971646678/ref=sr
> _1_16?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1248171367&sr=1-16
>
> Or at Amazon USA:
>
> http://www.amazon.com/Bhagavad-Gita-Lars-Martin-Fosse/dp/0971646678/ref=sr_1
> _1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1248171589&sr=1-1
>
> Others:
>
> http://www.amazon.co.uk/Bhagavad-gita-Harvard-Paperback-F-Edgerton/dp/067406
> 9250/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1248171407&sr=1-3
>
> http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0873958306/ref=cm_cr_asin_lnk
>
> http://www.amazon.com/Bhagavad-Gita-Commentary-Sri-Sankaracharya/dp/81852080
> 85/ref=sr_1_37?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1248171872&sr=1-37
>
> Both Laurie Patton and George Thompson have delivered good, modern
> translations of the Gita, but without the Sanskrit text. You can  
> look them
> up at Amazon.
>
> Editions with romanized Sanskrit and commentary:
>
> http://www.amazon.com/Bhagavad-Gita-Commentary-Based-Original-Sources/dp/019
> 8265220/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1248172162&sr=1-2
>
> Radhakrishnan has also made a translation with romanized Sanskrit  
> and an
> extensive commentary, but I am unable to find his book on Amazon.  
> You could
> try abebooks.com.
>
> Best regards,
>
> Lars Martin Fosse
>
>
> From:
> Dr.art. Lars Martin Fosse
> Haugerudvn. 76, Leil. 114,
> 0674 Oslo - Norway
> Phone: +47 22 32 12 19 Fax:  +47 850 21 250
> Mobile phone: +47 90 91 91 45
> E-mail: lmfosse at getmail.no
>
>
>
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Indology [mailto:INDOLOGY at liverpool.ac.uk] On Behalf Of
>> Mary Storm
>> Sent: Tuesday, July 21, 2009 12:08 PM
>> To: INDOLOGY at liverpool.ac.uk
>> Subject: Bhagavad Gita Translation?
>>
>> Dear Indologists,
>>
>> I am looking for an English translation of the Bhagavad Gita
>> with commentary. Years ago I had one with Sanskrit, then
>> transliteration, then English and commentary by Swami
>> Chidbhavananda; it is no doubt out of print.
>>
>> This is for an introductory class for study abroad undergraduates.
>> They are studying Hindi, so can read Devanagari, but it is
>> rare to have a student who has had Sanskrit. I hope to find
>> something with useful commentary, and a feeling for the poetics....
>>
>> Any suggestions would be most welcome!
>>
>> Many Thanks,
>> Mary
>>
>>
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