Bhagavad Gita
(4th century CE)

Krishna drives Arjuna's chariot

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Bhagavad Gita
  • Also known as: "The Song of the Lord"
  • Date: 4th century CE
  • Place: India
  • Language: Sanskrit
  • What it is: Indian holy book presenting a conversation between a prince named Arjuna and his chariot driver, the god Krishna in disguise; part of Mahabharata (but often encountered independently); and like it attributed to Vyasa (c. 200)
  • Included in lists (What's This?): HC, LRP; Bloom

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