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Often thought of as the Bible of India, the Bhagavad Gita is the most important sacred text of Hinduism, and the third most important among world scriptures, after the Bible and the Qur'an. It tells the story of the moral struggles of the warrior Arjuna, who, before the start of a great battle between good and evil, discusses the big questions of life and death with his charioteer who is (unbeknownst to Arjuna) the Hindu god Krishna in disguise. This masterful translation of a classic text includes the following key features: bull;Fresh, easy-to-read translation in free verse form; bull;Beautiful edition-elegant jacket, interior design, and ribbon marker; bull;Short introduction, allowing the reader to jump right into the text; bull;Annotations at the foot of the page to explain foreign concepts or terms; bull;Extensive concluding essay for deeper understanding of the text; bull;Glossary of religious terms and Sanskrit words