Definition of Bhagavadgita
1. Noun. (Hinduism) the sacred 'song of God' composed about 200 BC and incorporated into the Mahabharata (a Sanskrit epic); contains a discussion between Krishna and the Indian hero Arjuna on human nature and the purpose of life.
Category relationships: Hindooism, Hinduism
Generic synonyms: Religious Text, Religious Writing, Sacred Text, Sacred Writing
Group relationships: Mahabharata, Mahabharatam, Mahabharatum
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Literary usage of Bhagavadgita
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1913)
"CHRISTIAN ELEMENTS IN THE Bhagavadgita.* NO other work of Sanskrit literature is so well known and so highly valued in India and the Occident as the ..."
2. Catalogue of Sanskrit and Pali Books in the British Museumby Ernst Anton Max Haas, Cecil Bendall, Lionel David Barnett, British Museum Department of Oriental Printed Books and Manuscripts by Ernst Anton Max Haas, Cecil Bendall, Lionel David Barnett, British Museum Department of Oriental Printed Books and Manuscripts (1893)
"Bhagavadgita translated into English blank verse with notes and an ... Bhagavadgita. — Appendix. Sec SUBBA RAYA, T. Discourses on the Bhagavat gita, etc. ..."