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His Holiness Sri Swami Satchidananda is one of the most revered Yoga Masters of our time. A much-loved teacher, well known for his combination of practical wisdom and spiritual insight, he gave his life to the service of humanity, demonstrating by his own example the means of finding abiding peace. His message of peace, both individual and universal, has been heard worldwide. Each year, he received hundreds of invitations to speak at conferences, colleges, medical groups, and houses of worship around the globe.
This translation and commentary is relatively easy to understand.
I'm not religious in any way and I was hesitant to buy this book, but after hearing about all the great men who read this; I had too!
He brings this ancient teaching to the modern reader with writing that is understandable and relates to the world today.
The translation is good, but seems too verbose at times. Nonetheless, the simple examples used from our everyday life makes it interesting and easy to absorbPublished 16 days ago by Aditya Sharma
This is apt for modern readers, since...
1) It directly presents the shlokas in very simple English (so we can understand it)
2) Then explains Why Krishna/Arjuna... Read more
I was told that as a first time Gita reader this would be a good place to start. Having since read two others, I agree. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Jon Banks
Swami satchidananda puts everything in easy modern discussion. Uses modern ways to accomplish goals. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Diane Lesniak
In my opinion, the best commented translation of Bagavad Gita. Explained in modern terms and in normal everyday language, homourus and so to the point as only a truly enlighted... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Pilar Perez Martinez
Swamiji writes a brilliant and fascinating commentary. I would recommend this to everyone who loves the Gita.Published 6 months ago by Mohini M N Mayers