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(Hinduism) the sacred 'song of God' composed about 200 BC and incorporated into the Mahabharata (a Sanskrit epic); contains a discussion between Krishna and the Indian hero Arjuna on human nature and the purpose of life.  Synonyms: Bhagavad-Gita, Bhagavadgita.

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... and saw Magepa's wives, old women all of them. Also, at his bidding, his daughter, whose name was Gita, brought me some maas, or curdled milk, to drink. She was a well-formed woman, very like her father, but sad-faced, perhaps with a prescience of evil to come. Clinging to her finger was a beautiful boy of something under two years of age, who, when he saw Magepa, ran to him ...
— Smith and the Pharaohs, and Other Tales • Henry Rider Haggard

Words linked to "Gita" :   religious writing, Bhagavad-Gita, Hindooism, Hinduism, Mahabharatum, Bhagavadgita, sacred text, sacred writing, religious text, Mahabharatam, Mahabharata

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