By Charles Michael Byrd

"“Beyond Race: The Bhagavad-gita in Black and White” is an necessary relief for someone looking to go beyond America’s oppressive race-consciousness. each one element of past Race is formed after the eighteen chapters of the Bhagavad-gita, the essence of India’s Vedic knowledge and one of many nice religious and philosophical classics of the realm.

Along with synopses of every Gita bankruptcy, past Race comprises observation culled from Mr. Byrd’s 1995-2001 Interracial Voice editorials. in the course of or after every one chapter’s “race” observation, is incorporated a particular Gita verse for the aim of increasing on that observation from the Vedic point of view.

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