His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
The Bhagavad-gita should be required reading for anyone interested in spirituality and the meaning of life. One of the world's best-known literatures, it is often considered the essence of all wisdom. It's a conversation between the military hero Arjuna and his friend/advisor/charioteer Krishna, spoken just before the apocalyptic Battle of Kurukshetra. Subjects they discuss include the eternality of the self, destiny, the source of our being, and how to achieve lasting peace and happiness.
The translation and commentary by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami —the twentieth century's foremost Vedic scholar and teacher of —make Krishna's teachings in the Gita accessible to the western reader. Prabhupada's faithfulness to the original Sanskrit text, along with his straightforwardness, clarity and wit, make "Bhagavad-gita
Since its publication in 1970, has become the most widely read edition of the Gita in the world." true to its title.
Translation and commentary by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada