In this work Sadguru Sivananda Murthy garu deals with the secret Yoga of Kathopanishad and not merely its philosophy. By narrating the event Nachiketa going to Lord Yama ( the God of death ) and seeking instructions as to what happens after death. It reflects certain yogic practices for facing death and moving beyond its grip.
Katha Yoga, a commentary on Kathopanishad, received profound acclaims from the Paramacharya of Kanchi and Sringeri Shankaracharya. The book has a foreword by Sri David Frawley who stated, “Sivananda Murty is unique in that he has the knowledge of Yoga and its inner practices, as well as the knowledge of Advaita and Jnana.”
About the Author :
Kandukuri Sivananda Murty was considered as a Guru for millions of people in Bharat & abroad. He wrote about Hindu heritage, culture, spirituality and philosophy. He published many books and articles in newspapers and journals. He graduated in Science from Vizianagaram in the year 1949. His love for Bharat and its ancient culture rooted in Sanathana Dharma was indeed phenomenal and unique. As a spiritually powerful public communicator, he constantly exhorted in all his public lectures that all citizens, including Sanyasis, who are dependent on Society are duty bound to think and act as custodians and trustees of public welfare. He was known as walking encyclopedia on Hindu Dharma, History, Indian Fine arts like, Music, Dance, Drama and literature.