Saints and gurus have been the guiding spirit of Indian culture. Since ancient times the Indian society has been benefited by their spiritual message. This book is an attempt to bring out the metaphysical, religious, ethical and social significance of the teachings of modern saints and gurus like Ramana Maharshi, Swami Prabhupada, Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswati, Mahatma Gandhi, Mother Teresa, Sri Satya Sai Baba, Sri Bala Sivayogi, etc.
Presented at the national seminar on 'Living Saints and Gurus of India', the essays that contained in this book reflect the Indian wisdom and philosophy as believed, practiced and preached by some modern saints of India. They throw light on the understanding of Hindu philosophy in general, and the cultivation of a proper perspective on God, the nature of soul, spiritual equality, importance of truth and non-violence and concepts like karma, Jnana and samsara, in particular. They also analyse the Biblical perspective on sainthood. Importantly, the book relates the significance of their thinking, addressing the imperative concerns of the present-day society in promoting universal peace and brotherhood.
The reader will have complete satisfaction out of the time he spends with this book and will get immense pleasure and a life changing experience. This book is for all those interested in Indian religion and philosophy, particularly their growth and relevance in modern context.