Sri Aurobindo and his philosophy is an important milestone in the Renaissance period of Indian history. Modern age witnessed the National Freedom Movement endowed with active participation as well as philosophical and cultural contributions made by the great yogi and versatile scholar like Sri Aurobindo. His philosophy is the meeting ground of the thoughts prevalent then in the east and the west and he evolved an integral approach to the ancient Vedic wisdom and spiritual or mystical experiences. Moreover, his modern scientific rational approach provides a noble interpretation to the Indian scriptures and Yogic awareness of ancient sages. By virtue of his mystic and integral approach, the Gita, the great philosophical poem of the Mahabharatam, crossed national border and attained the status of world heritage.
The Essays on the Gita compsed by Sri Aurobindo delineates the various aspects of the philosophical doctrines. Divided into twentyfour sections, the book is a remarkable contribution to elevate the bewildered human consciousness in the present scenario. Moreover, the present edition is furnishing the original Sanskrit text of Gita in Devanagari script and its roman transcriptions to meet the quest of the readers. A word index is also appended to the work to help the researchers to grasps a particular aspect at first glance. Apart from these, this edition would be the key to understand the philosophy of Sri Aurobindo and he true spirit of the Bhagavad Gita.