Author: Swami ChinmayanandaSwami Tejomayananda/Publisher: Chinmaya Mission TrustYear: 2007Language: EnglishPages: 111ISBN/UPC (if available): 1880687380
Hindu culture is founded upon the sacred scriptures of the Vedas, which are revered even today, for they contain revelations of eternal truth and embody the spiritual and cultural heritage of the Hindu people. The Vedas are the legacy of the rishis, or subjective scientists, who touched a deep cord within, far beyond the physical, mental, and intellectual layers, which allowed them to see all life as interconnected. They saw the One manifested throughout the universe, making everything sacred to them. When life is honored and belief in holiness of all life is fostered, one cannot help but acquire a deep sense of reverence for life. Hindu culture evolved out of this vision.This book provides concise and precise answers to basic questions about Hinduism, unfolding the foundation upon which Hindu culture rests.
PREFACECHINMAYA MISSIONPART ONEFundamental ConceptsPART TWOScripturesPART THREEMantras and WorshipPART FOURThe Means and the GoalPART FIVEWhy ReligionPART SIXQuestions and Answers with Swami ChinmayanandaAPPENDIX 95