Residing in Oslo, Norway, Lars Martin Fosse holds a master's and doctorate from the University of Oslo, and also studied at the Universities of Heidelberg, Bonn, and Cologne. He has lectured at Oslo University on Sanskrit, Pali, Hinduism, text analysis, and statistics, and was a visiting fellow at Oxford University. He is one of Europe's most experienced translators.
"This is a luminous translation that performs
the exceptional feat of bringing the Gita fully alive in a Western
language, combining accuracy with accessibility. In our troubled
times, humanity needs the message of this sacred scripture as never
--Karen Armstrong, Author of The Great Transformation and A History of God