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Lord Siva’s Song: The Isvara Gita

by Andrew J. Nicholson (Tr. & Intro.)

Publisher: Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.

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While the Bhagavad Gita is an acknowledged treasure of world spiritual literature, few people know a parallel text, the Isvara Gita. This lesser-known work is also dedicated to a god, but in this case it is Siva, rather than Krsna, who is depicted as the omniscient creator of the world. Andrew J. Nicholson’s Lord Siva’s Song makes this text available in English in an accessible new translation. A work of poetry and philosophy, the Isvara Gita builds on the insights of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra and foreshadows later developments in tantric yoga. It deals with the pluralistic religious environment of early medieval India through an exploration of the relationship between the gods Siva and Visnu. The work condemns sectarianism and violence, and provides a strategy for accommodating conflicting religious claims in its own day and in our own.

Details of the book

Book :
Lord Siva’s Song: The Isvara Gita
Book ID :
107131
Author :
Andrew J. Nicholson (Tr. & Intro.)
ISBN 13 :
9788121513036
Year of Publication :
2016
Edition :
First Indian Edition
Publisher :
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
Binding :
Hardcover
Pages :
244
Size :
16 x 24 cm
Weight :
0.49 kg

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