The Vedic tradition of India is not simply a spiritual path but a way of life. It includes many avenues of learning that an increasing number of people from the West are investigating and using. This book provides a new view of what the Vedic culture has to offer from those who discovered it and practice it themselves, and how it has affected and benefited their own lives. This type of presentation is rarely found in books that are available today on eastern traditions.
This book will show the advantaged of the Vedic paths of development that you can use in your own life to attain more personal awareness, happiness and fulfillment. These include the systems of yoga, meditation and spiritual practice, Vedic astrology, Ayurveda, Vedic gemology, vegetarianism, Vastu or home arrangement, environmental awareness, and more. Vedic culture implies a broad field of knowledge for self-discovery and well-being for everyone. It is meant for the greater good of society. It is rooted in what is called Sanatana-Dharma, the eternal and universal truths that can benefit everyone. It promotes the ultimate way for self-growth, self-healing, self-empowerment, and, naturally, self-realization. But the different is that it also provides a variety of methods that can be used to accomplish this. So if this interests you, this book will introduce the tools that can make this possible.
About the Author:
Stephen Knapp has studied a variety of occult sciences, ancient mythology, mysticism, yoga, the spiritual teaching of the East, and all the major Vedic texts of India. He has also traveled throughout India to many of the most important and sacred sites, and is the author of several books on Eastern philosophy including The Secret Teachings of the Vedas, How the Universe was Created and Our Purpose In It, and Toward World Peace: Seeing the Unity Between Us All.