Global Vision Publishing House


Adi Shankara: The Jagad Guru


Author : Shantha N. Nair
ISBN : 978-81-8220-306-8
Edition : 1st
Year : 2010
Pages : 352
Size : 21×14Cm
Publisher : Global Vision Publishing House
Price : INR 1250


About the Book

Adi Shankara- the Jagadguru’ gives a brief account of the life, works and philosophy of Adi Shankara, a remarkable genius and a spiritual giant who lived more than 2000 years ago and whose impact the world feels even today in resurrecting the lost glory of the real Vedic path and Vedic Dharma of ancient India. The intention of the author in writing this book is to give a taste of the great ancient thinking, and also to give a glimpse of the wonderful exponent of Advaita Vedanta to those who have no knowledge about him who was a great bhakta, a real Karma Yogi and a practical philosopher all rolled in one and about whom our country should really feel proud of. It is an effort to induce the readers to go deep into the subject after reading this book that at best gives only an outline of the Advaita Vedanta, which is the most popular philosophy applicable to the modern rational mind. It is hoped that this book will help in elevating the mind of one and all alike and pave the way for a happy and peaceful family, society, nation and the world with alive and let live attitude. 

About the Author

Dr. (Mrs) Shantha N Nair is a retired Reader and Head of the Department of Economics, S.P.W. College, Tirupathi, Andhra Pradesh, She has translated a few books from Tamil to English for the Tirupathi- Tirumala Devasthanams. She has co-authored a book entitled, ‘A Garland of Gems of Wisdom for a Happy and Successful life’ along with her husband. Her publications also  include ‘Learner’s Dictionary of Economics’, ‘A Synopsis of Bhagavatham stories’, ‘Sreerama- the Lord Incarnate and Sreekrishna- The Poornavatar’, ‘the Holy Himalayas- an Abode of Hindu Gods’, ‘Echoes of Ancient Indian Wisdom’, ‘The Lord Shiva- His 12  Jyoitir Lingams, and 5 Bhootha Lingams’ and Global Recession and its impact on India ‘2008-2009’.


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