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The purpose of this page is to present information on the Guru Gita for those who want to study it, hear it or recite it, or are just curious about it. I've created the stub and made some suggestions for sections. Please continue to add content.

Ideas are need for Additional sections.

If anyone knows of additional scholarly works that could be referenced or cited, please add the information here. MahaDave 22:31, 3 March 2007 (UTC)


I removed the external links from this article believing that they did not fit WP:EL. I just read the following line from that link

An article about a book, a musical score, or some other media should link to a site hosting a copy of the work if none of the "Links normally to be avoided" criteria apply.

Which pretty much decides that the links do belong.

I apologize for not researching the guidelines for external links more thoroughly.

TheRingess (talk) 18:22, 28 March 2007 (UTC)

Awesome! I think it's great to have someplace the reader can go to hear the Guru Gita. Thanks for double-checking. I'd love to find a link to the text to use. Someday I'll post the text on a non-commercial web site for that purpose, but that takes time. MahaDave 19:34, 28 March 2007 (UTC)—The preceding unsigned comment was added by MahaDave (talkcontribs) 19:33, 28 March 2007 (UTC).

Lahiri Mahasay's commentaries[edit]

Commentaries of the Guru Gita, in the light of Kriya Yoga, written in Bengali, has been translated into English for several decades. It might be worthwhile to mention it. Gitas The Vedic Bibles, Complete works of Lahiri Mahasay Vol 1, Swami Satyeswarananda Giri Babaji, The Sanskrit Classics, ISBN 1-977854-15-8, Library of Congress 91-67835. 2nd Edition, 1992.

The author comments on page 6,

Guru Gita is part of Biswasar Tantra. Although a tiny book it is the most important of all holy scriptures


In this edition the author presents the commentaries of Guru Gita written by Yogiraj Sri Sri Shyama Charan Lahiri Mahasay, in the light of Kriya published in 1873 by his chief disciple Panchanan Battacharya.

Another translation, this one available online is here : Yogi Niketan translation

-- 10:23, 3 December 2007 (UTC)