Most translated literary work is Bhagavad Gita, an integral part of the Mahabharata. It was first translated into English in 1785 by Charles Wilkeinson. Since then, Bhagavad Gita has been translated into 55 languages.
Bhagavad Gita is considered as a practical, self-contained guide to
life. It is a conversation between Krishna and Arjuna which took place
on the battlefield of Kurukshetra just prior to the start of a climactic
war. Responding to Arjuna's confusion and moral dilemma, Krishna
explains to Arjuna his duties as a warrior and Prince and elaborates on
a number of different Yogic[ and Vedantic philosophies, with examples