About the Book
Saivism (Siva-Sakti cult) is the religion of yore dating back to prehistoric times of Indian civilization. It is glorified in all Hindu scriptures, Vedas, Upanisads, Puranas, Agamas and the like, which constitute some of the oldest documents of Indian religion. Taking this theme, the author has written 130 paragraphs of glory and adoration of Siva and 30 paragraphs of devotional prayer. These are original, elevating, thoughtful and written in English with Hindi version. Adoration of Sakti is quoted from celebrated ancient texts. These remind man of his unseverable link with divine Father-mother, whose dynamic energy enlightens and motivates human brain center. Prayer gives right understanding, leading to right action, resulting in material, mental and spiritual benefits and guarding against pitfalls in life.
To this is added some selected verses of laudation and prayer from sacred scriptures and the excellence in master pieces of a few famous and momentous stotras (devotional poems) from well-known devotee-poets, with their English and Hindi versions, which is a unique feature of the book.
All this makes it a daily prayer book for all, for attaining peace, prosperity, protection and perfection. The foreword is contributed by the famous writer and philosopher, late Shri M.P. Pandit, the then President of the Mother's Service Society and Vice-President of the World Union International.
About the Author
Srikrishna Das (born 27-8-1913) was educated in Ambala and Lohore. He has been a keen student of religion and occult sciences since his early age. For many years he remained Secretary of the Divine Life Society of Rishikesh at Ambala City. He had the unique privilege of meeting and talking to several world famous saints, seers and yogins who imparted him valuable spiritual hints.
His first book about 'Ills of intoxicants' was published when he was only 17. Twice he won awards in All India Essay Competitions. He is widely travelled and a famous prolific creative writer. His books are highly acclaimed and reviewed in national dailies and reputed magazines. Religio-philosophical contents of great value and utility are exuberantly echoed in his works. He figures in the Directory of Indian Writers published by Sahitya Academy and in other world Directories of men of letters and achievement.
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