According to Hindu tradition, the Guru is the ropeway to salvation. When the
time is ripe for the disciple's advance, the Guru will automatically appear. The
Lord Himself takes on the form of the earthly Guru, in order to help on aspiring
sadhak. The Guru is one who opens our eyes to our own reality. There is no one
higher than the Guru.
The present book is about the most beloved Gurudeva, His Holiness Sri
Jayendra Saraswathi Maharaj, the sixty-ninth pontiff of the Kanchi Kamakoti
Peetham, one of the most important of the five mutts established by Shankara
Bhagavadpada, or Adi Shankara as he is popularly known.
The book attempts to present a sketch of the remarkable life and reachiings
of Gurudeva who has undertaken to spread the message of love, peace and unity to