explains about the difference between, deeds which take you to heaven but you arereborn later and that deed which once for all merges you with the lord. Some of the prominent approaches explained by him are:-1. Doing action without bothering about fruits of such action.2. Simple and steadfast devotion, surrendering all results to him.3. Physical meditation of the highest order by which one becomes him.4. The path through intelligent search of the God.5. Simple and pure renunciationDuring this discussion , he also shows him his supreme form, tells him , in which beings his presence will be felt more, the differences between the three states of Sathwa,Rajas and Thamas, the differences between the four varnas and so on. In short it isconcise encyclopedia of all that for which Hinduism stands for.Thousands of translations, interpretations and commentaries of the Bhagawad Gita inEnglish as well as various other languages are already available. As mentioned beforeEdwin Arnold attempted to do a translation in English verse. Recently a similar effortwas made by Sanderson Beck. The present translation is done in free English verse in assimple language as possible. I have tried to understand what has been written in Gita andwrote what I have understood, after reading various translations and commentaries, in asimple verse form. Not being a great scholar, I have not attempted for a commentary onwhat is the implication of each verse.I dedicate my translation to the lay English reader interested in Hindu philosophy witha request to him to treat this translation as an appetizer. I am hoping that my effort wouldmake him read several, more scholarly commentaries on Gita by very great souls and tryto clear his various doubts. I am making this request because I have still not understoodthe treasure house of Gita and am doing exactly that.Given below is what great people all over the world told about Bhagawad Gita from acollection published by Sri.M.P.Bhattathiri (www.tamilnation.org)When I read the Bhagavad-Gita and reflect about how God created this universeeverything else seems so superfluous."
"When doubts haunt me, when disappointments stare me in the face, and I see not one rayof hope on the horizon, I turn to Bhagavad-Gita and find a verse to comfort me; and Iimmediately begin to smile in the midst of overwhelming sorrow. Those who meditate onthe Gita will derive fresh joy and new meanings from it every day."
"In the morning I bathe my intellect in the stupendous and cosmogonal philosophy of theBhagavad-Gita, in comparison with which our modern world and its literature seem punyand trivial."
Henry David Thoreau
"The Bhagavad-Gita has a profound influence on the spirit of mankind by its devotion toGod which is manifested by actions."
Dr. Albert Schweitzer
"The Bhagavad-Gita is a true scripture of the human race a living creation rather than a