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Urdu Letters of Mirza Asadu'llah Khan Ghalib
Urdu Letters of Mirza Asadu'llah Khan Ghalib (July 1987)
Daud Rahbar - Translator

Mirza Asadu'llah Khan Ghalib was the brightest luminary of his time in the South Asian, Muslim literary community. A poet in Urdu and Persian, he was endowed with exquisite imagination, sparkling wit, and a charming presence. Ghalib was a brilliant conversationalist, skilled in the art of human relations. In the last twenty years of his life, the political conditions of northern India caused the death or dispersion of many of his best friends. He sa...(Read More)
 
 
Modern Indian Interpreters of the Bhagavad Gita
Modern Indian Interpreters of the Bhagavad Gita (October 1986)
Robert N. Minor - Author

This is a collection of careful, objective, historically sensitive studies of modern commentators on the Bhagavadgita, one of the basic scriptures of Hinduism, and one which has been widely read in the modern West. Experts on modern Indian religious thought show how Ghandi, Vivekananda, Radhakrishnan, Bhaktivedanta, Aurobindo, Tilak, Bhave, Sivananda, the Theosophists, and Bhankim read, used and interpreted the Gita. Collectiv...(Read More)
 
 
Eight Lives
Eight Lives (March 1986)
A Study of the Hindu-Muslim Encounter
Rajmohan Gandhi - Author

This book was written by a Hindu, the grandson of Mohandas K. Gandhi. His intent, in writing on eight Muslims and their influence on India in the twentieth century, is to reduce the gulf between Hindu and Muslims. Focusing on figures viewed as heroes by sub-continent Muslims, he shows that they can be admired by Hindus as well--that they need not be frozen in Hindu minds as foes.

Here is a fascinating account of twentieth-century India, Pak...(Read More)
 
 
The Bhagavad Gita
The Bhagavad Gita (June 1984)
Revised Edition
Winthrop Sargeant - Translator
Christopher Key Chapple - Edited with a foreword by

It is now possible for anyone with a lively interest in the Gita to come into direct contact with the richness and resonance of the original text. This revised edition provides an inter-linear word-for-word translation along with the devanagari characters and their transliteration. To aid in understanding, a detailed grammatical commentary and page-by-page vocabularies are included as well as a complete prose translation.