From: Anjalee Pandya < >
HINDUISM (as provided in Bhagavad Gita):
The first person who translated Bhagvad Gita in Urdu was Mohammad Meherullah.Later he adopted Hinduism.
The first person who translated Bhagvad Gita in Arabic was a Palestinian named El Fateh Commando. Later he joined ISKCON in Germany and followed Hinduism.
The first person who translated Bhagvad Gita in English was Charles Wiliknos. Later he adopted Hinduism. He even said only Hinduism will survive in the world.
The first person who translated Bhagvad Gita in Hebrew was an Israeli named Bezashition le Fanah. Later he adopted Hinduism in India.
The first person who translated Bhagvad Gita in Russian language was Novikov. Later he became devotee of Bhagwan Krishna.
Till now 283 intellectuals translated Bhagvad Gita, out of which 58 were in Bengali, 44 in English,12 German, 4 Russian, 4 French, 13 Spanish, 5 Arabic, 3 Urdu and in many other world languages.
The thing to note is this – the effect of Gita to its reader: The person who translated Al Quran in Bengali was Girish Chandra Sen, and he didn’t convert to Islam because he had read Bhagvat Gita before.
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