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giitaa suchii A list of known Gita In the following, a list of known types of gita-s is given.

We need to identify and extract some of the gita-s, especially from Mahabharata, from the encoding done by Prof. Tokunaga and his students. It will help to know the beginning and ending shloka-s to pull out such portions. The transliterated files of Ramayana and Mahabharata are available at anonymous or WWW sites such as chandra.cis.brown.edu or http://chandra.cis.brown.edu and others.\footnote{ http://rbhatnagar.csm.uc.edu:8080/hindu$\_$universe.html} Please let us know if you have additional information by sending a message on sanskrit@keshav.informix.com.

anugiitaa: From Mahabharata, ashhvamedhaparva adhyaaya 16. Conversation between arjuna and shriikRishhNa after the war and coronation of YudhishhThira. avadhuutagiitaa} ashhTaavakragiitaa: Conversation between King Janak and ashhTaavakra. Emphasis is on renunciation (sa.nnyaasa.) iishvaragiitaa: From kuurmapuraaNa, first eleven adhyaaya of uttaravibhaaga. uttaragiitaa} kapilagiitaa: From adhyaaya 23 through 33 of ska.ndha 3 of shriimadbhaagavatapuraaNa. gaNeshagiitaa: From gaNeshapuraaNa, kriiDaakhaNDa, adhyaaya 138-148. Close to Bhagavadgita format and contents. deviigiitaa: From adhyaaya 31 through 40 in seventh ska.ndha of deviibhaagavata. paraasharagiitaa: From Mahabharata, mokshaparva as a part of shaa.ntiparva. paa.nDavagiitaa: From Mahabharata. pi.ngalagiitaa: From Mahabharata, mokshaparva as a part of shaa.ntiparva. bhagavad.hgiitaa: From Mahabharata, adhyaaya 25 through 42 of bhiishhmaparva. brahmagiitaa: From ska.ndapuraaNa, fourth adhyaaya of suutasa.nhitaa and first twelve adhyaaya of yaGYavaibhavakhaNDa. Another version with the same name available in yogavaasishhTha in later part of nirvaaNa portion sarga 173 through 181.

braahmaNagiitaa: Part of anugiitaa, see above. bodhyagiitaa: From Mahabharata, mokshaparva as a part of shaa.ntiparva. bhikshugiitaa: From adhyaaya twentythird of ska.ndha 11 of shriimadbhaagavatapuraaNa. ma.nkiigiitaa: From Mahabharata, mokshaparva as a part of shaa.ntiparva. yamagiitaa: Three types: 1) in third a.nsha of vishNupuraaNa upto seventh chapter, 2) in the third khaNDa adhyaaya 381 of agnipuraaNa, and 3) in eighth adhyaaya of of nRisi.nhapuraaNa. ramaNagiitaa: Written by Ramana Maharshi, sanskrit. raamagiitaa: The more common Gita is in the 5th sarga of of uttarakaaNDa in adhyaatmaraamaayaNa which is part of brahmaaNDapuraaNa. The second one is common in Tamil Nadu found in guruGYaanavaasishhTha-tattvasaaraayaNa. There are three parts(kaaNDa) in this text, namely knowledge (GYaana), spiritual practice (upaasanaa), and actions (karma). The raamagiitaa has eighteen chapters in the second paada of upaasanaakaaNDa. vichikhyugiitaa: From Mahabharata, mokshaparva as a part of shaa.ntiparva. vyaasagiitaa: From kuurmapuraaNa, twelve adhyaaya onwards of uttaravibhaaga. vR^itragiitaa: From Mahabharata, mokshaparva as a part of shaa.ntiparva. shivagiitaa: From paataalakhaNDa of padmapuraaNa. shivashaMpaakagiitaa: From Mahabharata, mokshaparva as a part of shaa.ntiparva. suutagiitaa: From ska.ndapuraaNa, thirteenth to twentieth adhyaaya-s onwards of yaGYavaibhavakhaNDa. suuryagiitaa: From guruGYaanavaasishhTha-tattvasaaraayaNa. There are three parts(kaaNDa) in this text, namely knowledge (GYaana), spiritual practice (upaasanaa), and actions (karma). The suuryagiitaa is in first five adhyaaya-s in the third paada of karmakaaNDa. harigiitaa: Same as bhagavad.hgiitaa, referred in Mahabhaarata, shaa.ntiparva adhyaaya 346 shloka 10 in Narada's words. ha.nsagiitaa: From adhyaaya thirteen of ska.ndha 11 of shriimadbhaagavatapuraaNa. haariitagiitaa: From Mahabharata, mokshaparva as a part of shaa.ntiparva.

Main reference: Gita-rahasya by Bal Gangadhar Tilak. Printed first in June 1915. Originally in Marathi, now avilable in Marathi, Hindi, Gujarati, Bangali, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, and English.