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Re: Bhagawad Gita Slokas

From: Mani Varadarajan (mani)
Date: Thu Oct 05 1995 - 10:39:59 PDT

I would have to say "YES" to Gita slokams too.
It could initiate some good discussions.

Coming to Krish's point about them being redundant:
most modern translations, whether by Westerners or
by Indians, do not have the spiritual insight or depth
that the commentaries of the traditional acharyas
have.  Even the Jnaneshvari, a more recent commentary
by Jnanadeva is much better than most of the modern
works that attempt to pass themselves off as expositions
of the Gita. 

So, there is really no question of redundancy. How
many people on the list actually have access to 
Sri Ramanuja's commentary? I doubt most do.