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Bhagavad-Gita (Song of God), anonymous Sanskrit poem dating from c.200 B.C., incorporated into the Mahabharata epic, a classic work of Hinduism. It consists of a dialogue in 700 verses between Prince Arjuna and the god Krishna. The dialogue, held on the eve of a battle, covers many aspects of Hindu religious thought.

See also: Hinduism; Vishnu.

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