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Title : A Glimpse on Shruthi
Author : E. T. Sankarankutty
Pages : 94
Price : Rs85
ISBN : 81-7276-389-1
About the book:

In this book, the author presents excerpts from Puranas which contain values of Dharma, eternal truths and principles of high order. An endeavour to provide young readers of today a touch of the smrithi and shruthi scriptures in a capsule form has been attempted. You will find these books to be handy for meeting your requirements and help to ascend to the highest rungs of understanding the spiritual realms. Read More


Title : Knowledge and Wisdom
Author : Prof. Harish C. Gaur
Pages : 387
Price : Rs400
ISBN : 81-7276-367-0
About the book:

Knowledge and wisdom are the two anchor words which are the essence of spiritual philosophy presented in this book. In scriptures two levels of knowledge are recognized. The lower knowledge (apara vidya) of virtue and vice, means and end, and the higher knowledge (para Vidya, also called Brahma Vidya) which leads to wisdom by which alone the supreme Self (Brahma) can be realized. Both are needed. One proceeds from lower to higher knowledge. Read More


Title : Decent of Divinity & Ascent of Man
Author : S.T.V. Raghavan
Pages : 76
Price : Rs75
ISBN : 81-7276-371-9
About the book:

This book is centered around the theme that God reaches out to man in many ways and likewise, there are many paths open to man to reach God. Read More


Title : The Dawn of Creation
Author : Sudha Subramaniam
Pages : 152
Price : Rs150
ISBN : 81-7276-370-0
About the book:

The Dawn of Creation, unfolds a path to nature’s beauty, man's versatility and a writer's trajectory. While perusing the poems it is seen that poet is very sensitive and loves nature of villages. Read More


Title : Immortal India Volume 4
Author : J. H. Dave
Pages : 168
Price : Rs45
About the book:

Pilgrimage places are on or near the banks of a sacred river or a lake or near the sea. Usually holy shrines are situated on these spots which are naturally beautiful and peaceful. Before starting on a pilgrimage one should fast, offer prayers with devotion to Ganesha and to his own ancestors, offer salutations to learned Brahmins and saintly people. He must go with a pleasant mind and observe certain vows. After returning he should perform sraddhas. The dress for a pilgrim should be modest and he should take a pradakshina of his own village or town before going. He should not accept any gift. Read More


Title : Immortal India Volume 2
Author : J. H. Dave
Pages : 212
Price : Rs45
About the book:

Tirthas can be swayambhuta like Prabhasa or nirmita (constructed by others) like temples. However merely taking a bath in the rivers or lakes at the teertha is not enough. One has to be properly cleansed when he dips himself in the water of self control and wash away his mental impurities with faith. Snana, japa, homa, sraddha and dana at the tirthas are said to liberate seven generations of a man. Read More


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