1 billion 971 million 828 thousand 568 years ago, the Bhagavad Gita was spoken by Lord Vishnu to Vivasan, the sun God, who taught it to his son Manu, and King Manu in turn taught it to Ikshavaku. The great sages received this wisdom but it was lost with the passage of time. The Lord later reinitiated the Gita to Arjuna in the battlefields of Kurukhethra 5140 years ago.
The Bhagavad Gita is considered to be the most sacred text available to humanity. Vedic Cosmos, sub brand of Nightingale, in its initiative to make the ancient wisdom of scriptures available to the modern readers today is proud to present an exquisite art edition of the Bhagavad Gita. Created from the world’s finest materials, this edition is meant to inspire readers, irrespective of religion, culture or country, into the path of righteousness and spirituality.
The world’s finest materials have been used in the production of this exquisite edition. The finest FSC certified paper sourced from sustainable European forests, vegetable inks imported from Japan have been used for printing. Original Swarovski crystals sourced from Austria adorn the cover pages of the book. The finished book is presented in a hand crafted case with artistic foiling and embossing.
It is embellished with Swarovski crystals and an attractive metal lock. Detailed gold foiling and embossing adorn the cover page. The rounded spine of the book is styled in an antique finish. Gold metal corners and gold gilded fore edges add to the richness of the edition. To enrich the reading experience, a wooden stand of fine craftsmanship is provided with the book. The stand is easy to assemble and can be folded and rotated to suit one’s reading comfort.
This art edition has over 150 artworks by renowned artist Sri G. L. N. Simha. These paintings originate from the Vinayanagar Kingdom tradition and were created as per the Chitra Sutra of Vishnudamothara Purana, the guideline for divine paintings.
The book presents the verses of Bhagavad Gita in its original Sanskrit verse, along with transliterated text, and Hindi and English translations. Our team of scholars have extensively researched the interpretations of the verses by various self realised masters and covered the three main schools of Sanathana Dharma- Advaita, Visishtadvaita, and Dvaitha in creating the translation of the verses. Special has been taken to ensured that the translation presented is the most neutral, lucid and with universal appeal.
The Bhagavad Gita is regarded as the ultimate spiritual authority to mankind. It is meant to guide people from all walks of life to the path of perfection. In order to emphasize and articulate the significance of such a profound and powerful text, we have hand crafted our Signature Edition. Every minute element of this masterpiece is exclusive, regal and finessed to perfection, as if custom-made for the gods themselves.