About the Book :
For beginners these essays serve as an excellent introduction to the study of Vedanta. This book lays a solid foundation for all advanced study of Vedanta, provides guidance for right living and inspires every reader to pursue the path of spirituality. It is refreshing even for advanced students. Thousands have benefited from this timeless work on Self-development due to the emphasis on the practical application of Vedanta in Life.
How and when to start on the spiritual path? Swamiji says, “Just start – Now! Today is the best day. A better day will not come!”
About the Author :
Swami Chinmayananda was a Hindu spiritual leader and a teacher who inspired the formation of Chinmaya Mission, a worldwide nonprofit organisation, to spread the knowledge of Advaita Vedanta, which epitomise the philosophical teachings of the Vedas.
Chinmayananda is known for teaching Bhagavad Gita, the Upanishads, and other ancient Hindu scriptures. From 1951 onward, he spearheaded a global Hindu spiritual and cultural renaissance that popularised the religion’s esoteric scriptural texts, teaching them in English all across India and abroad. It was in his ashram, Sandipani Ashram that the Vishwa Hindu Parishad was started.
Many of Swami Chinmayananda’s lectures were converted into books and recordings to enable the distance seeker. He personally authored over 95 books, including commentaries on the major Upanishads and an extremely well composed commentary on the Bhagavad-gita. Named simply The Holy Geeta, it has been acclaimed as one of the most refined, insightful, and practical commentaries ever written on the Gita. The collection of his video talks on the Gita is heralded today as one of Chinmaya Mission’s most illustrious publications and is the anchor for innumerable people, the world over.