Gita Stories from the Padma Purana
Bhagavad-gita is the Bible of Indian spirituality and philosophy describing all aspects of life leading to liberation. It was spoken by Lord Krishna to His dear devotee, Arjuna on the battlefield of Kuruksetra more than five thousand years ago. No Indian thought is complete without this most sacred text, the Bhagavad-gita.
Describing the importance of hearing and reciting Bhagavad-gita, Lord Siva narrates delightful stories to his wife, Parvati Devi. The importance of each chapter of the Bhagavad-gita is thus described in story format. These stories are found in the Padma Purana.
In this wonderful tales of wisdom from ancient India, are manly colourful characters like talking parrots, giant swans, lordly elephants as well as kings, saints and sinners who teach us how to get free from the endless cycle of birth and death simply by remembering the immortal words of Lord Krishna in the Bhagavad-gita (song of God).
Ananta Shakti Das, is a well recognized author and illustrator, who has produced lots of narrative books for the young readers and the family. Through his retelling and his illustrations, he has captured the mood of Lord Shiva as he was speaking to his wife Parvati Devi. There are more than forty illustrations accompanying the stories and the readers will develop an appreciation for the Bhagavad-gita. This book is perfect for the children and family.