Wednesday, November 18, 2009

The Gita

The Bhagavad Gita or the Gita is considered the Holiest Book of the Hindus and consists of philosophical exchanges between the Lord Krishna and the warrior prince – Arjuna. In fact it an excerpt of the great Epic- Mahabharata and elaborates on devotion, duty, meditation, selflessness and other subjects of Hindu philosophy. Ramayana is another famous Epic in Hindu religion.
The ‘ Code of Manu' or the ‘Manusmriti' also forms a part of the Hindu religious books and typifies the social codes of the caste system pertaining to the Brahmins.

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