Who among the following Englishmen, first translated ‘Bhagvad-Gita’ into English?

  • William Jones
  • Charles Wilkins
  • Alexander Cunningham
  • John Marshall
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 23rd April 2015 in General Knowledge.
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    Charles Wilkins

    Charles Ilkins (1749-1836) was an English typographer and first translator of Bhagavad Gita into English. First English edition of the Bhagavad Gita was done in 1785. Bhagavad Gita is till date translated into approximately 175 languages.

    Bhagavad Gita is the most admired religious book of India. The word Gita means song and the word Bhagavad means God, often the Bhagavad-Gita is called the Song of God. The Bhagavad Gita is composed of 700 Sanskrit verses contained within 18 chapter, divided into three sections each consisting of six chapters. 

    Monis Rasool Professor Answered on 23rd April 2015.
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