80 new examples of Gita revisions online
by Jayadvaita Swami
Posted February 9, 2003
What's all this hooha about the second edition of
Bhagavad-gita As It Is? What was done? Is it really "as it is"?
Now, online, you can see more than 80 newly posted examples
that answer those questions. The examples show the published versions
side by side with the text of the original manuscripts.
These new examples join the more than 70 others already on
the site. (The examples posted before are now "Part 2," and the new
examples are in "Part 1.")
This is now by the far the largest collection online--and
the only one that shows you the original manuscripts.
The graphic format of the web makes it easy to see at a
glance what the revisions are and where they're coming from.
Also included are a sound file of Srila Prabhupada and three
images from the manuscripts. (Check out the one from Chapter 7, Text
It's all at this address:
For anyone who has concerns about the editing of
"Bhagavad-gita As It Is," this is a must-see.