Criticism of Bhagavad Gita
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Can we discuss all the criticisms of Bhagavad Gita in this thread?
Why don't we create something like http://skepticsannotatedbible.com/ for Bhagavad Gita as well.
I am in touch with Steve Wells who is the creator of Skeptic's Annotated Bible
and he has agreed to put Gita's criticism on his website. But for that we need
critical material discussing verse-by-verse.
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#2
good thought.
I haven't read bhagvatgita much.. but i didn't like the point where Krishna says... come to me, only me.. he talks only about I, me and myself.
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There is a book by Edamaruku which may have some useful information: http://www.amazon.com/Bhagavad-Gita-Critical-Study-Philosophy-ebook/dp/B00TMIMS2E/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1441799001&sr=1-1&refinements=p_27%3ASanal+Edamaruku

I haven't got a chance to read it yet but it is on my reading list.  I do think that a skeptics annotated B.Gita will be valuable and should also be mirrored on the Steve's site as its a free concise resource which people can quickly browse though without having to trawl though books to get started.
I live in the UK and feel as though there is far less material when it comes to critiquing Hinduism (maybe i'm looking in the wrong places).  It is only recently that i have become interested in finding more about Hinduism, and learning about its history in relation to the rest of world history.
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This book is one of the best  critical reviews of The Bhagavad Gita

The Truth About the Gita: A Closer Look at Hindu Scripture  by V R Narla

https://www.amazon.in/Truth-About-Gita-Closer-Scripture/dp/1616141832/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=V+R+narla&qid=1562260776&s=gateway&sr=8-1 )

Taking a rationalist, skeptical approach, a journalist and humanist advocate critiques the famous Bhagavad Gita on many levels. Among other things, he points out the improbability of the historical events recounted, the logical inconsistencies in the work, and, above all, the retrograde moral perspective represented by the characters.

A review of the above work can be found here.

http://gurpreetsumra.blogspot.com/2012/0...ew_28.html
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