This book gives the psychological powers associated with the cosmic power Agni which are useful for everyone in everyday life, especially in all sorts of works done in waking hours. This book focuses on how to develop the psychological powers within us such as the will-power. This book quotes more than one hundred mantras from Rig Veda Samhita and Yajur Veda Samhita in support of the ideas delineated here. A simple perusal of the titles of the 17 chapters in the table of contents gives a clue to the range of the powers associated with Agni.
Table of Contents:
- Introduction to Agni
- What is Work, Who Does it?
- Nature of Work
- Divine Will Endowed with Wisdom
- Agni's Greatness
- Agni, the Leader
- Agni and Rebirth
- Agni as a Father and Friend : Bhakti Yoga
- The Awakening of Agni
- Agni is Born in us and is within
- Agni Endows and Increases the Inner Felicities
- Agni's Actions
- Intimacy: You in me, I in You
- Agni and Meditation
- Agni and Truth
- Agni and Tantric Methods
- The First Sukta of Rig Veda
About the Author:
Dr. R.L. Kashyap is Professor Emeritus of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana in USA. He had his masters degree form Indian Institute of science, Bangalore and obtained Ph.D. form Harvard University. He is the recipient of many international awards. He has authored more than 350 research papers. He has guided more than 50 Ph.D. Scholars. He has written extensively on Veda. He has given the word-meaning of all the verses from the first 121 suktas of Rig Veda. He has to his credit six major books on the Veda. He is the Honorary Director of Sri Aurobindo Kapali Sastry Institute of Vedic culture, Bangalore.