Legends and Teachings of the Greatest Hindu Divine Sage Narada

Legends and Teachings of the Greatest Hindu Divine Sage Narada

Item Code: IDH624
Author: B.L. Raina
Publisher: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan
Edition: 1999
ISBN: 8172761546
Pages: 381
Cover: Paperback
Other Details 8.5" X 5.5"
Weight 520 gm
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B.L. Raina was a pioneer in the field of population and the family planning movement, a medical historian and author of several books; especially on population and health science in ancient India. He was the recipient of Padma Shri in 1969, among other awards.

He served in the Army Medical Corps (1940-56), held various appointments including the assignment of the Chief Collator and Editor of the Medical history of the Indian Armed Forces in World War II. He was seconded to the Ministry of Health in 1956. He was the first Director, Family Planning, Ministry of Health, and the first Director, Central Family Planning Institute (1956-69).

He was widely traveled. He was United Nations Senior Family Planning Advisor in Egypt; Inter-Regional Advisor for Middle- East and Africa Employers orientation in Population Action; international Labour Organization, Geneva; United Nations Expert in Family Planning Training in Singapore (1974) and for a number of year's member of World Health Organization. Expert Panel on Human reproduction.

Preface V
Acknowledgements XI
Abbreviations XIII
Key to Pronunciation XV
1 Introduction 1
2 The Story of the life and Narada 52
3 Bhakti 96
4 Puja 124
5 Mantra 157
6 Varanasrama and Samskaras 209
7 Dharmasastra 231
8 Yoga-Vaisnava Jnama 257
9 Moksa Dharma 284
10 Mahatantra of Pasupata Doctrine 328
11 Anusmrti 349
Select Bibliography 376
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