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Speaking Flute (A Collection of Stories on Spiritual and social Themes)

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Publisher's Note Swami Vivekananda exhorted, 'The abstract Advaita must become living – poetic in everyday life, out of hopelessly intricate mythology must come concrete moral forms; and out of bewildering yogi-ism must come the most scientific and practical psychology and all this must be put in a form so that a child may grasp it. Deriving inspiration from Swamiji's words, Vimurtananda, under the Pseudonym of Bhamathimaindan, had taken efforts to weave the eternal valu...
Publisher's Note

Swami Vivekananda exhorted, 'The abstract Advaita must become living – poetic in everyday life, out of hopelessly intricate mythology must come concrete moral forms; and out of bewildering yogi-ism must come the most scientific and practical psychology and all this must be put in a form so that a child may grasp it. Deriving inspiration from Swamiji's words, Vimurtananda, under the Pseudonym of Bhamathimaindan, had taken efforts to weave the eternal values into wonderful stories so that anyone would be able to imbibe them and enrich their personal and social lives.

The stories were published in Sri Ramakrishna Vijayam, the Tamil monthly of the Ramakrishna Order. The Stories were well received by several lakhs of people. Many reader of the magazine and the admirers of the Holy Trio felt that these stories and their valuable messages must benefit the English readers as well.

The book in hand is the English translation of 25 stories that were published in Sri Ramakrishna Vijayam Ramakrishna, Holy Mother Sri Sarada Devi, and Swami Vivekananda which are most relevant to the modern age are embodied in these short stories endowed with literary grace, cultural enrichment and spiritual wisdom, inspiring our hearts and instructing our minds.

We are gratefully acknowledge the efforts taken by Sri M. Bairava Subramanian, Sri M.V.Mohan, Smt Arpita Mahendran and Prof. Y. Hariharan for translating the stories, Swami Lakshmidharananda Smt Usha Ganesan, Sri Narasimha Sundaresan, Smt Raja Rajeswari, Sri E.S. Kannan, Smt Prabha Ganesh, Sri G. Jayakumar and other for proofreading the manuscript.

May the Holy Trio bless all those involved in the preparation of the book and the readers who become the instruments of Slow, steady and silent revolution.

 

Contents

 

  Publisher's note iii
1 A Silent Social Revolution 1
2 Chorbaba 13
3 Are you just for A Child? 21
4 A Living Poem 30
5 At last, Mayadevi Astonished 37
6 Dew Submits to the Sun 50
7 Signal 58
8 Why did Uma Stop Crying? 66
9 Siva Siva Swamiji 74
10 Paramahamsa Absorbs everything 82
11 Light House 88
12 Why only some parents get Special Children? 99
13 Kamalabhai 108
14 Who Called? 116
15 The judge who Awaited Justice 123
16 Word Power 132
17 Serve God In Man 143
18 Swarnamayee 150
19 Ramana's Indira 161
20 When Does Goddess Laugh? 170
21 Gokul 179
22 The Swadeshi Market 186
23 Dollar king and Glamour Queen 194
24 Surrender Then and Now 201
25 Speaking Flute 209

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Item Code: NAK560 Author: Swami Vimurtananda Cover: Paperback Edition: 2014 Publisher: Sri Ramakrishna Math ISBN: 9788178835792 Language: English Size: 8.5 inch x 5.5 inch Pages: 250 (54 B/W Illustrations) Other Details: Weight of the Book: 240 gms
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