To understand the mysterious complexity that is India one must first of all study her religions. Written in a clear and simple style this challenging book abounds with original and penetrating insights into the theory and practice of Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism and Sikhism the four major religions of India.The work is of absorbing interest to all who are keen to contemplate life`s deepest questions.Has life a purpose? Does God exist? Is there an afterlife? Can sorrow be ended? What is Liberation?
Weeraperuma is externely well acquainted with all the writings of J. Krishnamurti as well as the corpus of literature in different language, on Krishnamurti. Thinker, lecturer and writer, he worked at the British National Bibliography as well as other London libraries and has published several works on Library Science.