Author: SamarpanPublisher: Harper CollinsYear: 2017Language: EnglishPages: 173ISBN/UPC (if available): 9789352640157
Carving a Sky by Samarpan, monk teacher and bestselling author of Tiya: A Parrot s Journey Home, explores the nature of space in life. Written as a travelogue, it is the story of Arpo, an upwardly mobile young manager, who meets a monk on the Upasana Express. As they travel from Kolkata to Haridwar, the monk expounds on life through its five aspects: existence, strength, growth, freedom and space. JOY LIES IN THE HIGHER THE LIMITED CAN NEVER MAKE ONE HAPPY’It is human nature to strive for excellence. But how does one reach a state of excellence characterized by unlimited freedom and limitless space? How does one carve out a sky for oneself? Their conversation and this book delves deep into Hindu scriptures to offer an alternative philosophy of life rooted in an inclusive, accepting love for all, a love that is not circumscribed by exclusive affection for a few. Evocative, expansive and intensely spiritual, Carving a Sky will be an invaluable companion in one s life s journey.
ContentsPrefaceBefore It BeganExistenceStrengthGrowthFreedomSpaceAcknowledgements