The Bhagavad Gita Application Programming Interface (API) allows a web or mobile developer to use the Bhagavad Gita text in their web or mobile application(s). It is a RESTful API that follows some of the Best Practices for designing a REST API which makes it easy for developers to use and implement.
Bhagavad Gita, also known as the Gita is Sanskrit for "The Song of The Lord". It is a practical guide to one's life that guides one to re-organise their life, achieve inner peace and approach the Supreme Lord (the Ultimate Reality). It is a 700-verse text in Sanskrit which comprises chapters 23 through 40 in the Bhishma-Parva section of the Mahabharata.
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