The Bhagavad Gita is a sacred Hindu scripture that is part of the Indian epic Mahabharata. It is a conversation between Prince Arjuna and the god Krishna, who serves as his charioteer. The book explores various philosophical and spiritual concepts, including duty, righteousness, and the nature of the self. It offers guidance on how to live a fulfilling and meaningful life, and it has been widely studied and revered for centuries. Eknath Easwaran's interpretation of the Bhagavad Gita provides a modern and accessible translation, making it easier for readers to understand and apply its teachings in their daily lives.