Pages: 240 (Throughout B/W and Color Illustration)
Back of The Book
A modern exploration into an important aspect of a great heritage that survived millenniums because of its deep roots in Truth and Universality.
A book that inspires the devout, impresses the scientist and kindles rethinking in the materialist.
About The Author
The author, K.B. Nair, who writes in his penname Srikant, has been inspired by a quest for the deeper facts of life since his early age. After a brief period of professional life in the publications Division, Govt. of India and elsewhere, the turn of events equipped him to persevere in his quest maintaining a rational character to inquiry. He integrates the scientific temper imbibed from his academic background of biological sciences with his inborn interest in the exploration of the spiritual dimensions of life. Wedded to an experimental life of study and contemplation, he is gaining the affirmative experience that the human brain, as the yogic knowledge reveals, is equipped and pliable to achieve by undoing its conditioning knots, an evolutionary breakthrough to the faculties and possibilities of the higher dimensions of consciousness and freedom.
He founded Integral Books in 1980s, a publishing mission for an integrated investigation and presentation of the philosophical perspective emerging from the fields of modern science and the ancient spiritual insights, a vital necessity of the present age. He is also the editor of Jnanagetha, a monthly magazine in Malayalam.
Preface to the Sixth Edition
When the first edition of this book was published as a slender n volume, about twenty years ago, it evoked much interest for the modernity in its approach in reassessing an important aspect of India's ancient heritage. The warm welcome for its educative
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