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The Call of the Upanishads

Price : $12.75
ISBN # : 9788120807495
Author : Rohit Mehta
pages: 320
Edition : Hardcover
Volumes : 1
Publisher : Motilal Banarsidass
Published : 2007

The seers and sages of Ancient India revealed fundamental principles of perennial philosophy. The Upanishads contain the essential principles of this perennial-this ageless philosophy. They contain a large number of inspiring and instructive passages and verses. It has not been possible to include all of them in this book. For the purposes of this book the author has taken those verses and passages that have a bearing on the mystical teaching of the Upanishads. It is mysticism which is the very core of the Upanishads-and so in understanding its mysticism one comes to the heart of the sublime and magnificent teaching of the Upanishads. In this age, where science and technology may lead us into a world devoid of meaning and significance. Modern man needs today a meaningful philosophy if the achievements of science are not to lead him to greater and greater destruction-but to sublime and majestic heights of creative living. It is in the Vision of Life given by the Upanishads that man can find the fundamental philosophy of Creative Living-a philosophy that can serve as a Beacon Light even in the midst of surrounding darkness, a philosophy that can lead him from the unreal to the Real, from darkness to Light, from death to Immortality.

Author Bio:
Rohit Mehta become an International Secretary of the Theosophical society when Dr. G. S. Arundale was the President. He became the general Secretary of the society for India and functioned as such for 16 years.

This book was added to South Asia bookstore on Tuesday 01 August, 2006.
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