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Old 04-10-2009, 08:20 AM   #15 (permalink)
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Fo sho......How familiar are you with the Gita? I had a Juan Mascaro background with it, which I liked, but thought lacked some key sanskrit temanology, so that when I went to read something like the Upanishads I was not able to relay and overlap so easily. Which is another reason I tracked this traslation down. It's simple enough and has a few bracketd synonyms for the Sanskit, which gives a more fair trans.

I'd like to know what you think of it when you get it, if you have previous opinions.
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