ISBN: 978544366

The Bhagavad Gita: A Thread Through the Eighteen Gems – a Re-reading

by: A. V. Srinivasan

E. Glastonbury CT: Periplus Line LLC, 2015 – NEW BOOK – Publication date: March 2015 – New paperback – 8vo/8.5″ tall – bw illustrations – 115 pages. A re-reading of the Hindu classic, the Bhagavad Gita, a dialogue between Prince Arjuna and his charioteer Lord Krishna. This passage which occurs in the Sanskrit epic, The […]

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E. Glastonbury CT: Periplus Line LLC, 2015 – NEW BOOK – Publication date: March 2015 – New paperback – 8vo/8.5″ tall – bw illustrations – 115 pages. A re-reading of the Hindu classic, the Bhagavad Gita, a dialogue between Prince Arjuna and his charioteer Lord Krishna. This passage which occurs in the Sanskrit epic, The Mahabharata, is often read for its own sake and given the status of scripture by Hindus. “Srinivasan’s commentary is itself a gem. It combines an accessible, easy style of writing with a rigorous translation… It can serve both as a guide for beginners and a springboard for conversation and reflection for advanced practitioners…” Dr. A.V. Srinivasan is also the author of Hinduism for Dummies (Wiley, 2011). ISBN: 0-9785443-6-6. Ships from the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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ISBN: 978544366
SKU: BG120416
Publisher: Periplus Line LLC
Publish Date: 2015
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Dr. Amrutur Venkatachar Srinivasan, has functioned as a Hindu priest for four decades performing a wide variety of Hindu religious ceremonies of worship, weddings, housewarmings, and bhajans or kirtans. He has written extensively on Hinduism. Dr. Srinivasan’s most recent publication (2011) is Hinduism for Dummies. His publication, The Vedic Wedding: Origins, Tradition and Practice, is widely acclaimed and won the USA Book News 2007 Best Book Award in the category of Eastern Religions. With a contemporary format for Vedic (Hindu) weddings which retains all essential Vedic rites in an hour long ceremony, he has blended this approach with those of other creeds in many interfaith weddings. In addition, he has published a series of booklets on How to Conduct Puja to ….. providing simple set of instructions to perform a worship ceremony to Soorya (Sun god), Shiva, Rama, Krishna, Ganapati, Durga, Lakshmi, Saraswati and the Navagrahas (nine planets).

A popular writer and speaker, Dr. Srinivasan has published/presented numerous papers on a variety of cultural, social and religious issues in the U.S. and India. He has given courses on the classical literature of India at the University of Connecticut and Wesleyan University. Principal founder member of the Connecticut Valley Hindu Temple Society in 1979, he also founded the Raga Club of Connecticut in 2006.


BFDA Award Winner

In November 2016, Dr. Srinivasan won a Benjamin Franklin Digital Award for his book, A Hindu Primer: Yaksha Prashna. Learn More


Dr. Srinivasan Leading a Prayer before the Connecticut State Senate

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