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GITA – A TIMELESS GUIDE
FOR OUR TIME

Publication Date: June 21, 2019

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The Gita is one of the world’s most trusted, timeless guides for happiness, meditation, spiritual personal-growth and transformation. One which is ever so relevant today. Beethoven, Jung, Leonard Cohen, Gandhi – these and so many others of the world’s most brilliant scientists, creative-minds and spiritual-teachers, found the Gita a source of Wisdom and inspiration.

 

Your happiness does not depend on any teacher, guru or religion. Gita’s still, clear voice – echoes the inner voice of your soul, guiding you on an inner-journey that will unleash your full potential. Empowering you to do good in the world, and to be transformed in the process. To change the world around you, by first changing the world within.

 

Now, a new poetic translation, recreates for the first time Gita’s mesmerizing melodiousness, letting you tap its intuitive Wisdom. It is also the first translation that speaks directly to men and women alike.

IMAGINE...

...YOU COULD TRAIN YOUR MIND TO BE HAPPY!

 

IN PRAISE OF

GITA – A TIMELESS GUIDE FOR OUR TIME

"If a Westerner wants to experience firsthand why the Bhagavad Gita has for centuries been heralded as one of the world’s most important texts, they could do no better than to start their studies with Isaac Bentwich’s Gita – A Timeless Guide For Our Time. It could easily have been entitled “My First Gita” because it so beautifully captures the essence of this ancient Sanskrit text in a way that modern thinkers everywhere can enjoy and easily understand. I have not often recommended the Bhagavad Gita to my western students—I will now." 

Michael A. Singer

#1 New York Times bestselling author of 

The Untethered Soul and The Surrender Experiment

Over a million copies sold, translated into 32 languages

"Translated in a poetic form matching the musical meter of the original Sanskrit text. Touches the heart and the soul by its poetic and musical rendition. Great translation of a great text."

Ravi Ravindra

Professor of Physics, Philosophy and Comparative Religion 

Renown scholar, author and translator of classic Yoga philosophy texts

 

IN PRAISE OF

GITA – A TIMELESS GUIDE FOR OUR TIME

"If a Westerner wants to experience firsthand why the Bhagavad Gita has for centuries been heralded as one of the world’s most important texts, they could do no better than to start their studies with Isaac Bentwich’s Gita – A Timeless Guide For Our Time. It could easily have been entitled “My First Gita” because it so beautifully captures the essence of this ancient Sanskrit text in a way that modern thinkers everywhere can enjoy and easily understand. I have not often recommended the Bhagavad Gita to my western students—I will now." 

Michael A. Singer

#1 New York Times bestselling author of 

The Untethered Soul and The Surrender Experiment

Over a million copies sold, translated into 32 languages

"Translated in a poetic form matching the musical meter of the original Sanskrit text. Touches the heart and the soul by its poetic and musical rendition. Great translation of a great text."

Ravi Ravindra

Professor of Physics, Philosophy and Comparative Religion 

Renown scholar, author and translator of classic Yoga philosophy texts

"Translated in a poetic form matching the musical meter of the original Sanskrit text. Touches the heart and the soul by its poetic and musical rendition. Great translation of a great text."

Ravi Ravindra

Professor of Physics, Philosophy and Comparative Religion 

Renown scholar, author and translator of classic Yoga philosophy texts

IN PRAISE OF

GITA – A TIMELESS GUIDE FOR OUR TIME

"If a Westerner wants to experience firsthand why the Bhagavad Gita has for centuries been heralded as one of the world’s most important texts, they could do no better than to start their studies with Isaac Bentwich’s Gita – A Timeless Guide For Our Time. It could easily have been entitled “My First Gita” because it so beautifully captures the essence of this ancient Sanskrit text in a way that modern thinkers everywhere can enjoy and easily understand. I have not often recommended the Bhagavad Gita to my western students—I will now." 

Michael A. Singer

#1 New York Times bestselling author of 

The Untethered Soul and The Surrender Experiment

Over a million copies sold, translated into 32 languages

IN PRAISE OF

GITA – A TIMELESS GUIDE FOR OUR TIME

“Gita is the ultimate guide for your spiritual journey. A mesmerizing translation of timeless wisdom.”

Deepak Chopra MD

“Isaac Bentwich’s lyrical translation captures the heart and soul of the Gita. Each time I read a verse from this new translation, I am instantly inspired, renewed and reinvigorated.”

One of the early pioneer Masters who brought Yoga to the West

Award winning author of Yoga of Relationships and Love & Bliss

Yogi Amrit Desai

If a Westerner wants to experience firsthand why the Bhagavad Gita has for centuries been heralded as one of the world’s most important texts, they could do no better than to start their studies with Isaac Bentwich’s Gita – A Timeless Guide For Our Time. It could easily have been entitled “My First Gita” because it so beautifully captures the essence of this ancient Sanskrit text in a way that modern thinkers everywhere can enjoy and easily understand. I have not often recommended the Bhagavad Gita to my western students—I will now.

Michael A. Singer

#1 New York Times bestselling author of 

The Untethered Soul and The Surrender Experiment

“The Gita points beyond the deadening materialism of modernity and shows how the greed, selfishness, and destruction that threaten our existence can be overcome. This exquisite, lyrical translation by Dr. Isaac Bentwich is a great achievement.  It will open a door to greater joy, meaning, and purpose for all who read it.”

New York Times Bestselling Author of One Mind and Healing Wor

Larry Dossey MD

“Translated in a poetic form matching the musical meter of the original Sanskrit text. Touches the heart and the soul by its poetic and musical rendition. Great translation of a great text.

Ravi Ravindra

Professor of Physics, Philosophy and Comparative Religion 

Renown scholar, author and translator of classic Yoga philosophy texts

Bentwich’s Gita: A Timeless Guide for Our Time is pure poetry. This beautifully lyrical and melodic translation makes the Sanskrit scripture sing. Bentwich translates not only from one language to another but also one time to another, skillfully showing us how to apply the Gita’s ancient spiritual teachings to our contemporary lives. His love for this classic text shines through in every word.”

Author of Crescendo, Co-author (w/ Brian Weiss MD) of Miracles Happen

Amy Weiss, 

This is a totally unique translation of the Gita, unlike any other English translation I’ve seen. A moving, fresh, readable discourse, which puts the music back into the “Song of the Lord” that is usually lost in translation, and is gender inclusive - which I believe Sri Krishna would also applaud. Highly recommended.”

William Keepin, PhD

Author of Belonging to God: Spirituality, Science, and a Universal Path of Divine Love

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Isaac Bentwich M.D. is a longtime practitioner and teacher of Yoga and Meditation. Trained as a physician and a scientist, he has founded three life-science technology companies, leading revolutions in medicine, genomics, and environment conservation. The vision and innovations that underly these companies, came through periods of silent meditation retreats, at the foothills of the Himalayas and elsewhere. His path is one of reverence to the Wisdom teachings that shine through different traditions and religions. The study and practice of Gita's Wisdom teachings has profoundly touched his life, and he is passionate sharing this with others. His work on this translation of the Gita has spanned twelve years. 

 
 

MEDIA AND EVENTS

Book Reading at BookPassage

June 2019, Ferry Building, San Francisco

I was honored to do a book reading at the Book Passage, a famed book store that has hosted numerous renown authors, including Barak Obama, Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton, Salman Rushdie, and many others. 

The Timeless Bhagavad Gita, by Isaac Bentwich MD

OmTimes Magazine, June 2019

Tap to view (and download and share) a PDF of an article that OmTimes Magazine, ran in their June issue.  Beautifully laid out, and includes an extract from the book. 

Interview on New Dimensions Radio

Taped June 2019, Santa Clara

New Dimensions Radio is a nationally acclaimed public radio, noted for  having hosted numerous luminaries, including Joseph Campbell, Huston Smith, J. Krishnamurti, Maya Angelou, HH the Dalai Lama and other Nobel laureates. 

 
 

GET IN TOUCH

It is a great privilege, and joy, for me – to interact with fellow seekers like you, and to hear from you, of the impact the Gita has in your life. Contact me if you’ve got any comments or questions for me, I’d love to hear from you.

HARMONIA PUBLICATIONS

Harmonia is a non-profit organization that strives to facilitate inner-growth, through harmony of body, mind and spirit. We work to make broadly available Wisdom teachings of different traditions, with an emphasis on adapting and making these relevant and accessible to contemporary seekers. For those in need, we strive to provide these teachings freely or significantly subsidized. Our activities include book publication, through Harmonia Publications, online and in-person workshops, and meditation training for school-kids. Harmonia was founded and initially funded by Isaac Bentwich MD. To learn more about Harmonia visit www.harmonia.org .