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Krishna: A Sourcebook

 
 
 
 
Krishna: A Sourcebook
Author: Edwin F. Bryant
ISBN 13: 9780195148923
ISBN 10: 195148924
Edition: 1
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2007-06-18
Format: Paperback
Pages: 589
List Price: $38.95
 
 

In the West Krishna is primarily known as the speaker of the Bhagavad Gita. But it is the stories of Krishna's childhood and his later exploits that have provided some of the most important and widespread sources of religious narrative in the Hindu religious landscape. This volume brings together new translations of representative samples of Krishna religious literature from a variety of genres — classical, popular, regional, sectarian, poetic, literary, and philosophical.