By Angelika Malinar
The Bhagavadgita is likely one of the most famous texts of Hinduism since it includes discussions of vital concerns similar to liberation and the character of motion in addition to the revelation of the Krishna because the optimum god and writer of the universe. it's integrated within the historic Indian Mahabharata epic at certainly one of its such a lot dramatic moments, that's, while the ultimate conflict is ready to start. not like many different stories, this publication offers with the connection among the Bhagavadgita and its epic contexts. at the foundation of a radical research of the textual content Angelika Malinar argues that its theology delineates not just new philosophical thoughts and non secular practices but in addition addresses the matter of righteous kingship and acceptable use of strength. Malinar concludes by means of contemplating the Bhagavadgita's old and cultural contexts and people positive aspects of the textual content that turned paradigmatic in later Hindu non secular traditions.