The Bhagavad Gita or Bhagavad-gītā is one of the most popular and influential Hindu scriptures. It consists of 700 verses in 18 chapters divided into three sections called “books” (pada). The Bhagavad Gita appears as a dialogue between Pandava prince Arjuna and his guide Lord Krishna.
What is the Bhagavad Gita book about?
The Bhagavad Gita is a dialogue between Pandava prince Arjuna and his guide Lord Krishna, teachings about life and duty. The Bhagavad Gita occurs on the battlefield of Kurukshetra before the start of war among five families (Kauravas vs. Pandavas)
When was it written?
The Bhagavad-gītā was composed in Sanskrit verse sometime between 400 BCE and 200 CE, making it over 2000 years old.
Who wrote the Bhagavad Gita book?
The Bhagavad Gita was written by Indian sages Vyasa.
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