Swami Akhandananda Saraswati Maharaj, also known as Maharajshri, spent his entire life teaching Vedanta through his discourses and writings on the Bhagavad Gita, the Upanishads, the Brahma Sootras, the Shrimad Bhagavatam, as well as the classical texts of Bhagavan Shri Shankaracharya. His scholarship and command over these texts is rarely found in a teacher. Furthermore, he was able to convey nuances of the most complex concept in a listener-friendly manner. Most of Swamiji's teachings were written in Hindi. In order to make his teachings accessible to a larger audience, this author has made an attempt to translate the Vedanta Bodha, a textbook containing the essence of Swamiji's teachings, into English. Annotations have also been added for clarity. About The Author GK Marballi works in the technology industry and is presently based in New York City. He received his bachelors degree in commerce from the University of Mumbai, and his MBA from Harvard Business School.
This is a monumental & epic work on India’s Military History. It seeks to answer the seminal question – ‘Is there an Indian Way of Warfighting and an Indian Strategic Culture?’ The author has traced the history of warfighting in India from the Vedic & Mahabharatan period to the Mauryan & Mughal Eras and thereafter the British Period. It is a comprehensive audit of India’s combat performance in the ancient, medieval, modern and postmodern periods of Indian history. The focus of this work however, is on India’s Postindependence Military History. The author has analysed each of India’s wars with China & Pakistan as also its CI and CT campaigns in meticulous detail, to draw lessons...
If the gods wanted Akash to have an education, he is told, they would give him one. But Akash has spent his entire twelve years poor and hungry. So he decides to take control of his own life and try for a scholarship to the city school where he can pursue his beloved math. But will challenging destiny prove to be more than he has bargained for? In this raw and powerful novel, fate and self-determination come together in unexpected ways, offering an unsentimental look at the realities of India. Saraswati's Way is a 2011 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.
The book is meant for increasing breath awareness used in many disciplines to bring about balance and harmony between body, mind and spirit. The techniques of stretching with breath knowledge and co-ordination can help muscle tone, improve glandular movement and reactivate the internal organs. People with high blood pressure and heart disease can benefit from the slow smooth movement with breath co-ordination. The exercises in this book are drawn from some of those author practised during the last 35 years. Some are from the Chinese Ancient Arts which were recorded in Yellow Emperor`s compendium. Pranayama practices are derived from Yoga texts which are dated from around 1000-500 BCE. People of all strate will certainly enjoy practising them.
1950 Contnets: Creation; Yoga-Nadis; Chakras; What is Meant by Primal Power or Kundalini Shakti; How Kundalini Shakti Rises to Higher Planes; Partial Rising of the Kundalini Shakti & its Currents; Kundalini Shakti as Disease: its wrong course;.