On the episode of the Mahābhārata known by the name Bhagavad-Gītā by Wilhelm von Humboldt
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Published by Indian Council of Philosophical Research, Distributed by Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers in New Delhi .
Written in English


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English translation of the review of Wilhelm Humboldt"s lectures on the Bhagavadgītā, delivered on 30th June 1825 and 15th June 1826 at the Royal Prussian Academy of Science, Berlin.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Other titlesÜber die unter dem namen Bhagavad-Gita bekannte episode des Mahabharata von Wilhelm von Humboldt
StatementG.W.F. Hegel ; edited and translated into English by Herbert Herring = Über die unter dem namen Bhagavad-Gita bekannte episode des Mahabharata von Wilhelm von Humboldt / G.W.F. Hegel ; herausgegeben von Herbert Herring.
ContributionsHumboldt, Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1767-1835., Herring, Herbert., Indian Council of Philosophical Research.
LC ClassificationsBL1138.66 .H4413 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 160 p. ;
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL636114M
ISBN 108185636192
LC Control Number96900674

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