About the Author
taught at Oxford University, Parameshvara College at Jaffna, the University of Barcelona, and Cambridge University. He also translated The Dhammapada
and The Upanishads
for Penguin Classics. He died in 1987.
Simon Brodbeck studied at the Universities of Cambridge and London and completed a Ph.D. thesis on The Bhagavad Gita at the School of Oriental and African Studies.