Illuminations from the Bhagavad-Gita

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This fresh, opulent presentation of the Bhagavad-Gita, India’s great spiritual masterpiece, is truly unique. Profusely illustrated with 40 color plates and more than 50 black-and-white drawings, this edition provides a fresh look at this immensely popular classic. A selection of essential verses is lavishly illustrated, incorporating both Eastern and Western classical illumination styles. The authors worked on the illustrations for over five years, inspired by the timeless wisdom of the Gita and their personal association with A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami, the translator of the book’s verses. lluminations captures the timeless wisdom of the Bhagavad Gita with artistic inspiration from Renaissance, Pre-Raphaelite and Celtic art.

About the Author

Chris Murray, Author: Chris Murray co-curated the exhibition The Lost Amazon: The Photographic Journey of Legendary Botanist Richard Evans Schultes with Wade Davis at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC, and together, they edited Schultes’s remarkable photographs for publication in The Lost Amazon. He has organized more than two hundred and fifty exhibitions in museums and galleries worldwide and is the author of over fifteen books on visual culture. He also is the founder and director of Govinda Gallery in Washington, DC.