The Bhagavad-Gita is the timeless epic of the Hindu faith. Its simple, vivid message is a daily inspiration in the lives of millions throughout the world and has been so for countless generations. The powerful, beautiful scripture is translated into clear, meaningful English by the brilliant novelist Christopher Isherwood and his teacher, Swami Prabhavananda, combining the beauties of distinguished verse and prose with scholarship and philosophical interpretation. On earth there is no purifier As great as this knowledge, When a man is made perfect in yoga, He knows its truth within his heart. The man of faith, Whose heart is devoted, Whose senses are mastered; he finds Brahman. Enlightened, he passes At once to the highest, The peace beyond passion.