Author: Swami ChinmayanandaPublisher: Chinmaya Mission TrustYear: 2004Language: EnglishPages: 131ISBN/UPC (if available): 8175972467
A young girl asked Swami Chinmayananda Whatever you teach is there in the books. What do I need a Guru For? His instant answer was Why don’t you ask this question to the books!Such quick witted remarks of Swami Chinmayananda have been collected and placed into 54 photographs in a comic format. Each photograph carries a commentary in Swamiji’s own words, explaining the topic of the photograph.Some of the topic discussed are:Types of LoveHow to mend a broken heartConfidenceStriving for ExcellenceThe Law of KarmaReincarnationWhen did creation start?Spirit and MatterGood HealthThis is an introductory book to Vedanta, something that can be gifted to the youth to help them meet life’s challenges. Swami Chinmayananda, one of the world’s greatest exponents of Vedanta, the science of life that underlies all faiths, authored more than 40 books and commentaries. His commentary on the Bhagawad Geeta is acknowledged as one of the best ever written in English.
PREFACEReligion-its utilityThe Purpose of LifeDemystifying GodIs seeing believing?The need for a GuruThe GoalStriving for ExcellenceDrowned-coated, booted, suited!The Vedantic MethodGradual StepsThe Human PersonalityInnate Psychological tendenciesCrash Course in spiritualityU turn!The Bhagwad Geeta-not outdated!The Fit OnesThe Law of KarmaReincarnationWhen did creation start? Why did God create?Incarnations of the LordMan of god RealizationEarn-Enjoy-SaveSpirit and MatterTypes of LoveHow to mend a Broken HeartThe Slippery Fall!Divorce from SorrowThe Power of PrayerStay where you are putThe Optimist and the PessimistConfidenceGood HealthServiceThe Gift of TimeThe False GlitterMeet the challengeCultured Living-Its TechniqueSpiritual LadderChange of VisionFaithThe Grace of a TeacherThe LegacyReverenceMystical LiteratureThe EgoAlone but not LonelyMeditationThe Unborn, the UndyingThe Supreme BrahmanMind the GapWho realizes the truth?At the Portal of truthYouth-Your Future!Gratitude