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Bhagavadgītā
(11,719 words)

The Bhagavadgītā is perhaps one of the most renowned and often-quoted texts in Hindu religious traditions. It is one of the oldest comprehensive presentations of early Hindu theology that deeply influenced subsequent religious traditions and has gained, in some of them, the status of an authoritative text. The text sets a paradigm in that it mediat…

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Malinar, Angelika, “Bhagavadgītā”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism Online, Editor-in-Chief Associate Editors Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 19 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-5019_BEH_COM_2020050>
First published online: 2018



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