From The River of Heaven is a broad compendium of wisdom and insight that reaches into all aspects of life and all domains of human culture. It covers such diverse topics as the different systems of Yoga, the scriptures of India, the universal meaning of Hinduism, Philosophies, both Hindu and Buddhist, Yogic Cosmology, the Gods and Goddesses, Sanskrit and Mantra, the Vedic view of society, the science of Karma and Rebirth, the inner meaning of Rituals, Ayurveda (ancient Indian medicine) and Hindu Astrology (Jyotish).
From the River of Heaven may be the most accessible and relevant overview of the spiritual tradition of India and its clearest presentation to the modern mind.
Vedic knowledge is the ancient and universal root, not only of Hinduism, but of many of the world's religions and mystical traditions.
About the Author:
David Frawley is one of the few westerners respected in India for his broad knowledge of the Vedic and Hindu spiritual tradition. He is regarded as a Vedacharya or teacher of the ancient wisdom. He is acknowledged as an ayurvedic hearler, Vedic Astrologer, teacher of yoga and meditation and a Sanskrit scholars. His views are not academic, but the expression of living experience and creative adaptation. He demonstrates a direct connection with the teaching and renders it clearly into modern and universal.