Teacher Guide

Bhagavad-Gita Lesson Plan

Relationship to Other Books

The Gita is one part of the Mahabharata, an ancient Sanskrit epic of India. The Mahabharata tells the tale of the Kurukshetra War. It is thought to be written around 400 BCE. Also consider other Hindu texts such as the Vedas, the Upanishads, and the Puranas.

The Gita is regarded as one of the most essential and important pieces of the Mahabharata, containing both philosophical and religious discourse. It is often interpreted and studied alongside other sacred texts of Hinduism to understand the religious discipline and its philosophies.

Also consider other ancient philosophical and/or religious texts, such as The Dhammapada, a collection of the Buddha's sayings and one of the most...

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