a philosophic dialogue that is a sacred Hindu text, found in the Mahabharata, one of the ancient Sanskrit epics
Origin of Bhagavad-GitaSanskrit Bhagavad-g?t?, Song of the Blessed One
A sacred Hindu text that is incorporated into the Mahabharata and takes the form of a philosophical dialogue in which Krishna instructs the prince Arjuna in ethical matters and the nature of God.
Origin of Bhagavad-GitaSanskrit bhagavad-g&imacron;ta, song of the Blessed One (Krishna) : bhagavat-, fortunate, blessed (from bhaga&hlowdot;, good fortune; see bhag- in Indo-European roots) + g&imacron;ta, song (from gayati, he sings).
From Sanskrit भगवद्गीता (Bhagavad Gītā), literally "Song of God".
- Alternative spelling of Bhagavad-gita. or Bhagavad Gita.
From Sanskrit भगवद्गीता (bhagavadgītā), from भगवत् (bhagavat, “holy”) + गीता (gītā, “song”).