[ buhg-uh-vuh d-gee-tah ]
/ ˈbʌg ə vədˈgi tɑ /

noun Hinduism.

a portion of the Mahabharata, having the form of a dialogue between the hero Arjuna and his charioteer, the avatar Krishna, in which a doctrine combining Brahmanical and other elements is evolved.

Origin of Bhagavad-Gita

< Sanskrit: Song of the Blessed One
Also called Gita. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for bhagavad-gita

/ (ˈbʌɡəvədˈɡiːtə) /


a sacred Hindu text composed about 200 bc and incorporated into the Mahabharata, a Sanskrit epic

Word Origin for Bhagavad-Gita

from Sanskrit: song of the Blessed One, from bhaga blessing + gītā a song
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