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Thus Spake Krishna

V. Krishnamurthy

Thus Spake Krishna is an easy to understand elucidation of the philosophically profound Bhagavad Gita. Take any verse and this book gives, simultaneously, a simple introduction to the novice, a philosophical understanding for the initiated and plenty of cross-references for the nuanced reader. The writing is mathematically precise in unravelling the jargon, making Krishna’s teachings accessible and relevant for anyone today. You may feel that Krishna Himself is talking to you in an intimate way, motivating you into working.

Prof. V.Krishnamurthy is a former Professor of Mathematics and Deputy Director of BITS Pilani with over two decades of association with that great Institution. Born in 1927 into the family of an erudite Vedic scholar, Shri. R.Viswanatha Sastrigal, he has been systematically trained and drunk deep in the Vedic tradition and Shastras from boyhood. He has lectured widely to both domestic and foreign audiences on our ancient scriptures like the Upanishads, Valmiki Ramayana, Shrimad Bhagavatam and Bhagavad Gita. As a prolific writer with more than a dozen books on Mathematics, Hinduism and Advaita Philosophy, he is noted for his missionary zeal for making these accessible to the educated layman. His latest publication among others is Meet the Ancient Scriptures of Hinduism. In addition, he is a recipient of half a dozen awards and honours for his distinguished thoughts and contributions, the latest being a Grateful 2 Gurus Award by the Indic Academy.