Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Your Cart (0)
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > Hindu > The Goal of Human Life
Displaying 6084 of 7183         Previous  |  NextSubscribe to our newsletter and discounts
The Goal of Human Life
The Goal of Human Life
Description

ISBN: 9788191019100


Back of the Book

Jagadguru Sri Chandrasekhara Bharati Mahaswamiji, the 34th Acharya of the celebrated Sri Sharada Peetham, Sringeri was a great Jivan Mukta. A renunciate par excellence, a scholar beyond compare, and an ocean of compassion, His Holiness was a supreme guide to all those who took refuge in Him. Thousands thronged His abode from the length and breadth of this country, for it was their unshakeable faith that even a glimpse of His Holy form would rent asunder all their disquiet and distress.

“The Goal of Human Life” comprises the English rendering of some of His divine discourses delivered in Tamil when His Holiness blessed Coimbatore and Thiruvanantapuram with His visit in 1927. The discerning readers will find the benedictory addresses immensely beneficial, pregnant with import, thoroughly lucid and intensely practical.

 

Foreword

I extol Jagadguru Sri Chandrashekhara Bharati Mahaswamiji, who is ever immersed in the contemplation of the Atman, is withdrawn from sense-objects and is well-versed in the sastra-s.)

This is how Jagadguru Sri Abhinava Vidyatirtha Mahaswamiji, Himself a great jivanmukta and the 35th pontiff of the sacred Sringeri Sharada Peetham has gloriously and reverentially portrayed His Guru, His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Chandrashekhara Bharati Mahaswamiji, who adorned the sacred Peetham as its 34th Acharya. What else needs to be stated about the greatness of His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Chandrashekhara Bharati Mahaswamiji! Suffice to say that His Holiness demonstrated the highest ideal preached by our sacred sanatana dharma by His very life and attitude.

Compassion personified, His Holiness was ever ready to initiate His disciples into the path of dharma and show them the means to liberation. Numerous were the benedictory discourses delivered by Him during His tenure as the pontiff of the Sharada Peetham (1912-1954).

When His Holiness toured South India in the 1920’s, eight decades ago, He is said to have delivered many holy talks in the places where He camped and as many as a dozen of them in the city of Coimbatore itself.

Though there were no electronic gadgets available p in those days to record the voice of His Holiness, a sincere disciple of His Holiness had painstakingly jotted down the talks delivered at Coimbatore and faithfully recorded them for posterity. The disciple’s labour of love fructified subsequently in the form of the publication of a booklet in Tamil comprising five of the sacred discourses of His Holiness, in the year 1943. There is also another booklet in Tamil containing three benedictory addresses delivered by His Holiness in Tiruvananthapuram in the year 1927.

This book, "The Goal of Human Life", comprises the English rendering of the eight speeches contained in those two booklets. It could be observed that in all the sacred discourses available in this book, His Holiness has emphatically stressed the need for unswerving adherence to the dictates of the scriptures as laid down and practised traditionally. His Holiness has cogently and lucidly articulated that devout adherence to dharma is a sine—qua—non for one’s attainment of divine grace which would, in turn, enable him to march ahead in the path to everlasting bliss. Obviously there are overlaps in some of the ideas between the two sets of discourses owing to the fact that they were delivered at different points in time and for different audience.

However, a reader who carefully goes through the text would discern that the repetition of ideas is not only contextually necessary and significant but also serves to reinforce the arguments advanced.

I thank Sri K. Suresh Chandar who, along with a few other disciples of the Math, has devotedly worked for this publication of the sacred discourses of His Holiness. My thanks are also due to Sri Srinivas Seshan and Sri E.R.Ravi Kumar for their sincere contribution towards the proof-correction of the text and preparation of the final draft. I am sure all asthika-s who read this book will be immensely benefited by the sacred teachings of His Holiness.

With deep devotion, Sri Sridhar Chityala and Smt. Sharada Chityala, U.S.A., readily came forward to sponsor the publishing of this book on the Centenary Celebration occasion of Kalady I am thankful to them.

I conclude this foreword with a prayer to His Holiness, through a sloka composed by none other than His Holiness Jagadaguru Sri Sri Bharati Tirtha Mahaswamiji, the ruling pontiff in the unbroken line of succession of the Acharyas of the Sringeri Sharada Peetha established by Adi Shankara Bhagavatpada.

I seek refuge in Jagadguru Sri Chandrashekhara Bharati Mahaswamiji, an ascetic committed to rescuing the people drowning in the ocean of phenomenal existence.

 

Contents

 

1. Soul in Distinct from the Body 1
2. Vedas are the Ultimate Authority 25
3. God Exists 53
4. The True Bliss of the Self 77
5. Vidya that Leads to Supreme Bliss 98
6. The Greatness of Belief in God 124
7. Knowledge of the Self 160
8. The Means to True Happiness 174

The Goal of Human Life

Item Code:
NAB816
Cover:
Paperback
Edition:
2010
Size:
8.5 inch X 5.4 inch
Pages:
199
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 220 gms
Price:
$10.50   Shipping Free
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
The Goal of Human Life

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 6303 times since 2nd Mar, 2012

ISBN: 9788191019100


Back of the Book

Jagadguru Sri Chandrasekhara Bharati Mahaswamiji, the 34th Acharya of the celebrated Sri Sharada Peetham, Sringeri was a great Jivan Mukta. A renunciate par excellence, a scholar beyond compare, and an ocean of compassion, His Holiness was a supreme guide to all those who took refuge in Him. Thousands thronged His abode from the length and breadth of this country, for it was their unshakeable faith that even a glimpse of His Holy form would rent asunder all their disquiet and distress.

“The Goal of Human Life” comprises the English rendering of some of His divine discourses delivered in Tamil when His Holiness blessed Coimbatore and Thiruvanantapuram with His visit in 1927. The discerning readers will find the benedictory addresses immensely beneficial, pregnant with import, thoroughly lucid and intensely practical.

 

Foreword

I extol Jagadguru Sri Chandrashekhara Bharati Mahaswamiji, who is ever immersed in the contemplation of the Atman, is withdrawn from sense-objects and is well-versed in the sastra-s.)

This is how Jagadguru Sri Abhinava Vidyatirtha Mahaswamiji, Himself a great jivanmukta and the 35th pontiff of the sacred Sringeri Sharada Peetham has gloriously and reverentially portrayed His Guru, His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Chandrashekhara Bharati Mahaswamiji, who adorned the sacred Peetham as its 34th Acharya. What else needs to be stated about the greatness of His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Chandrashekhara Bharati Mahaswamiji! Suffice to say that His Holiness demonstrated the highest ideal preached by our sacred sanatana dharma by His very life and attitude.

Compassion personified, His Holiness was ever ready to initiate His disciples into the path of dharma and show them the means to liberation. Numerous were the benedictory discourses delivered by Him during His tenure as the pontiff of the Sharada Peetham (1912-1954).

When His Holiness toured South India in the 1920’s, eight decades ago, He is said to have delivered many holy talks in the places where He camped and as many as a dozen of them in the city of Coimbatore itself.

Though there were no electronic gadgets available p in those days to record the voice of His Holiness, a sincere disciple of His Holiness had painstakingly jotted down the talks delivered at Coimbatore and faithfully recorded them for posterity. The disciple’s labour of love fructified subsequently in the form of the publication of a booklet in Tamil comprising five of the sacred discourses of His Holiness, in the year 1943. There is also another booklet in Tamil containing three benedictory addresses delivered by His Holiness in Tiruvananthapuram in the year 1927.

This book, "The Goal of Human Life", comprises the English rendering of the eight speeches contained in those two booklets. It could be observed that in all the sacred discourses available in this book, His Holiness has emphatically stressed the need for unswerving adherence to the dictates of the scriptures as laid down and practised traditionally. His Holiness has cogently and lucidly articulated that devout adherence to dharma is a sine—qua—non for one’s attainment of divine grace which would, in turn, enable him to march ahead in the path to everlasting bliss. Obviously there are overlaps in some of the ideas between the two sets of discourses owing to the fact that they were delivered at different points in time and for different audience.

However, a reader who carefully goes through the text would discern that the repetition of ideas is not only contextually necessary and significant but also serves to reinforce the arguments advanced.

I thank Sri K. Suresh Chandar who, along with a few other disciples of the Math, has devotedly worked for this publication of the sacred discourses of His Holiness. My thanks are also due to Sri Srinivas Seshan and Sri E.R.Ravi Kumar for their sincere contribution towards the proof-correction of the text and preparation of the final draft. I am sure all asthika-s who read this book will be immensely benefited by the sacred teachings of His Holiness.

With deep devotion, Sri Sridhar Chityala and Smt. Sharada Chityala, U.S.A., readily came forward to sponsor the publishing of this book on the Centenary Celebration occasion of Kalady I am thankful to them.

I conclude this foreword with a prayer to His Holiness, through a sloka composed by none other than His Holiness Jagadaguru Sri Sri Bharati Tirtha Mahaswamiji, the ruling pontiff in the unbroken line of succession of the Acharyas of the Sringeri Sharada Peetha established by Adi Shankara Bhagavatpada.

I seek refuge in Jagadguru Sri Chandrashekhara Bharati Mahaswamiji, an ascetic committed to rescuing the people drowning in the ocean of phenomenal existence.

 

Contents

 

1. Soul in Distinct from the Body 1
2. Vedas are the Ultimate Authority 25
3. God Exists 53
4. The True Bliss of the Self 77
5. Vidya that Leads to Supreme Bliss 98
6. The Greatness of Belief in God 124
7. Knowledge of the Self 160
8. The Means to True Happiness 174
Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy

Related Items

Golden Words of the Glorious Guru
Item Code: NAB817
$10.50
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Essentials of True Devotion
Item Code: NAB819
$7.50
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Memorable Moments with a Magnificent Sage
Item Code: NAB970
$10.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Greatness of Sringeri
Paperback (Edition: 2010)
Vidya Bharati Press, Karnataka
Item Code: NAB768
$15.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Stories in Valmiki Ramayana
by Prof. K.G.Krishnamurthy
Paperback (Edition: 2013)
Vidya Bharathi Press
Item Code: NAJ415
$20.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Sri Visnusahasranama Stotram
Item Code: IDF072
$15.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Kumbha: India Ageless Festival
Item Code: IHF086
$22.50
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Learn Rajayoga from Vivekananda
by Mahendra Kulasrestha
Hardcover (Edition: 2006)
Lotus Press, New Delhi
Item Code: IDI094
$27.50
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Complete Book of Hindu Gods and Goddesses
by Edward Moor
Paperback (Edition: 2011)
Lotus Press
Item Code: NAE701
$20.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now

Testimonials

To my astonishment and joy, your book arrived (quicker than the speed of light) today with no further adoo concerning customs. I am very pleased and grateful.
Christine, the Netherlands
You have excellent books!!
Jorge, USA.
You have a very interesting collection of books. Great job! And the ordering is easy and the books are not expensive. Great!
Ketil, Norway
I just wanted to thank you for being so helpful and wonderful to work with. My artwork arrived exquisitely framed, and I am anxious to get it up on the walls of my house. I am truly grateful to have discovered your website. All of the items I’ve received have been truly lovely.
Katherine, USA
I have received yesterday a parcel with the ordered books. Thanks for the fast delivery through DHL! I will surely order for other books in the future.
Ravindra, the Netherlands
My order has been delivered today. Thanks for your excellent customer services. I really appreciate that. I hope to see you again. Good luck.
Ankush, Australia
I just love shopping with Exotic India.
Delia, USA.
Fantastic products, fantastic service, something for every budget.
LB, United Kingdom
I love this web site and love coming to see what you have online.
Glenn, Australia
Received package today, thank you! Love how everything was packed, I especially enjoyed the fabric covering! Thank you for all you do!
Frances, Austin, Texas
TRUSTe
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2017 © Exotic India