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This edition: The Bhagavad Gita





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Episode Details

This epic tale of the warrior-prince Arjuna confronting a life-or-death dilemma during civil war presents a unique and powerful philosophy of duty, discipline, and the rejection of human punishments and rewards. Beautiful contemporary illustrations bring the story to life. Featured speakers include Sheldon Pollack, Professor of Sanskrit Studies at Columbia University, and internationally acclaimed composer Philip Glass.

Guest List

Philip Glass Composer/Musician

Sheldon Pollack Professor of Sanskrit Studies, Columbia University

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  • Friday, August 10 - 10:30am
  • Saturday, August 11 - 10:00am
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  • Friday, July 13 - 10:30am
  • Saturday, July 14 - 10:00am
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