As a book of scripture, the Bhagavadg∂tå hasassumed a position of universal interest. Itsteachings have gained appreciation not only inIndia, but far beyond its borders, Our G∂tå-Libraryalone comprises about 1400 editions of theBhagavadg∂tå published in 34 different languagesincluding 8 foreign languages. This is our humbleattempt for bringing out this English edition of the G∂tå in pocket-size and in a popular form. Wetrust it will find favour with the English-readingpublic. The English translation of this editionhas been based on the Hindi rendering of the G∂tåmade by Syt. Jayadayal Goyandka appearing inthe G∂tå-Tattva Number of the Hindi monthlyëKalyaní, published by the Gita Press. In preparingthe present English translation, the translatorshave made use, every now and then, of otherEnglish translations of the G∂tå, and we expressour grateful acknowledgement for the same.In order to add to the utility of this small volumean introduction by Syt. Jayadayal Goyandka anda synopsis of the G∂tå have been prefixed to thetranslation and an article by the same authorbearing on the G∂tå has been appended thereto.