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The BBT Manual for Translators,
Editors and Proofreaders

This manual is based on a seminar held at New Radhakunda. Compiled and expanded by Gaura Vigraha Devi Dasi.


  • Part One: General Knowledge of Language
  • Part Two: Translating, Editing, and Proofreading
  • Appendices include a glossary of linguistic terms, a glossary of prepress and printing terms, and a table of terms and special phrases frequently appearing in BBT books with their equivalents in Russian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Polish, German, Dutch, and French

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Readings in General Translation Theory
This book will be useful for those wishing to improve the quality of their translation work. It is meant to give BBT translators a basic theoretical understanding of the nature of translation, provide them with knowledge of the principal approaches to translation, and broaden their understanding of language.

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Jadurani Devi Dasi:

Lord Brahma,
the First Created Living Being
1974, oil on canvas

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