Vancouver SUN: Vancouver Scholar Pens First Decolonized English Translation of Ancient Indian Scripture
"The Bhagavad Gita, which was written more than 5,000 years ago -- some say 7,500 years ago -- is considered the ultimate guide on how to navigate life’s struggles and dilemmas and find meaning within existence.
A new English translation of the ancient Indian scripture Bhagavad Gita could be the closest to the original because it doesn’t include western or Christian distortions.
Vancouver scholar and yoga teacher Jeffrey Armstrong spent 10 years translating and decolonizing the text, which was written more than 5,000 years ago — some say 7,500 years ago — using English words to describe a Sanskrit word in its true form."
Tiffany Crawford, Vancouver Sun - full article
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