The abstruse philosophical ideas of Vedanta are given in a sugar-coated, compressed tablet form to the readers for easy assimilation. They will not get mental dyspepsia. The various illustrations, anecdotes, stories, similes and analogies have made the subject very clear and interesting.
This book contains many valuable practical instructions. Many kinds of Vedantic Sadhana are lucidly described. It contains the gist of Vedanta. It gives Vedanta to the readers in a nutshell. The vast majority of persons have no time to go through the different books on Vedanta. A book of this kind will prove to be a constant companion to them, a vade mecum, a hand-book or manual for ready reference.
About the Author:
Sri Swami Sivananda , born on the 8th September, 1887, in the illustrious family of Sage Appayya Dikshita and several other renowned saints and savants, Sri swami Sivananda had a natural flair for a life devoted to the study and practice of Vedanta.
He was an inborn eagerness to serve all and an innate feeling of unity with all mankind. He is the author of over 300 volumes and has disciples all over the world, belonging to all nationalities, religions and creeds. To read his works is to drink at the Fountain of Wisdom Supreme. On 14th July, 163 he entered Mahasamadhi.