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SARASWATI, SHANTANAND - THE MAN WHO WANTED TO MEET GOD. Myths and Stories That Explain the Inexplicable.

Shaftesbury UK, Element Books, 1996. 1st edition 192 pp. Pb. Saraswati was the guru and leader of a group of Hindus in northern India who trace the founding of their group to Shankara, the ninth-century Hindu philosopher. Consequently, the point of view expressed by Saraswati is that of Advaita, or nondualism. This book is a series of meditations from this Hindu perspective on themes such as nonattachment, desire, spiritual discipline, renunciation, etc. The 17 major sections of the book are divided into two- or three-page chapters in which Saraswati presents his viewpoint and illustrates the topic under discussion with a story. Many of the stories are from the two major Hindu epics, the Mahabharata and the Ramayana, recast in Saraswati's own words. very good condition
EUR 12.50 [Appr.: US$ 14.66 | £UK 11.25 | JP¥ 1633] Book number 47743

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