Author: Swami RanganathanandaSeveral Contributors/Translator(s)/ Editors(s): J RambabuPublisher: Ramakrishna MathYear: 2008Language: EnglishPages: 348ISBN/UPC (if available): N/A
This is a representative selection of the published works of Swami Ranganathananda, offered as a Commemorative Volume marking his Birth Centenary (2008). The volume is designed to introduce readers to his strikingly original and pragmatic insights into almost every area of human excellence. The overall theme is dynamic spirituality which the Swami always emphasized as the indispensable precondition for peace and harmony in a world already Globalized. As such the essays included here are on Sri Ramakrishna, the Holy Mother and Swami Vivekananda; on the Swami's guru Swami Sivananda; various saints and sages, aspects of sadhana, scriptures (Upanishads and the Gita). And there is also a substantial selection on almost the entire spectrum of human excellence as the Swami formulated and practiced. In short, here is volume which is of immense relevance embodying the perennial values for contemporary (often extremely complex) contexts.
Biographical Sketch of Swami Ranganathananda Swami Ranganathananda's Inclusive Humanism Part - I. REFLECTIONS ON THE HOLY TRINITY : 1. Sri Ramakrishna and Universal Religion 2. Sri Sarada Devi, the Holy Mother 3. The Message of Swami Vivekananda Part - II. HIS GURU : 4. Mahapurushji As I Knew Him Part - III. SAINTS AND SAGES : 5. Bhagavan Buddha and our Heritage 6. The Christ We Adore 7. The Legacy of Mahatma Gandhi Part - IV. ASPECTS OF SADHANA : 8. Divine Grace Part - V. SCRIPTURES : 9. The Message of the Upanisads 10. The Gita Concept of Citizenship as Spiritual Growth Part-VI. HUMAN EXCELLENCE : 11. Need for a Synthesis of Science and Religion in Education 12. Philosophy of Human Excellence 13. The Science of Human Energy Resources 14. The Administrator in a Welfare State 15. Human Values in Management 16. Role and Responsibility of Teachers in Building up Modern India 17. The Indian Ideal of Womanhood Part - VII. EXPERIENCE : 18. What Life has Taught Me A Note on the text For Further Reading Birth Centenary Citizens' Committee